24 months
1500 EUR/year
1500 EUR/year
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This Applied Mathematics program from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne concentrates on learning advanced mathematical methods and applications of mathematics. The core subjects are analysis, applied probability and stochastic processes, statistics and data analysis, optimization and operations research, numerical analysis and scientific computing, and financial mathematics.


EPFL is a leading center for mathematical education and research. It compromises three institutes and a research center devoted to the major areas of pure and applied Mathematics. The research program in mathematical sciences has a strong international reputation and collaborations between research groups and other universities offer interesting interdisciplinary challenges.

The students learn how to approach diverse modeling problems and gain hands-on experience in an industrial setting during the internship.

Career options:

Graduates will be prepared for an attractive, diverse and growing job market. They will have a high level of competency in formulating and analyzing complex models and will learn how to extract relevant parameters, to simulate the system under consideration, make forecasts and to compare expected results with factual data.

 Recent graduates have found jobs in banks, engineering companies, the automobile industry, governmental offices, pharmaceutics, consulting companies and in the nutrition industry.

The Master of Science in Applied Mathematics from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne is also an excellent foundation for students planning to follow a PhD program in applied mathematics, financial mathematics or statistics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Algebraic K-theory 
  • Complex manifolds 
  • Homotopical algebra 
  • Lie groups 
  • Linear algebraic groups 
  • Modern algebraic geometry 
  • Modular forms and applications 
  • Number theory in cryptography 
  • Riemann surfaces 
  • Topics in algebraic geometry

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your resumé (curriculum vitae).
    • Copy of your University degree(s), if already available.
    • Complete transcripts from each university you have attended.
    • A statement of purpose. See below for a detailed explanation.
    • Your identity card or passport.
    • Extra documents, such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications, or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 750 EUR per semester during 24 months.

CHF 730 per semester

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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