M.Sc. On Campus

Computational Science and Engineering

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

24 months
1316 EUR/year
1316 EUR/year
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This Computational Science and Engineering Master’s from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne is an interdisciplinary program which is designed to provide the students with a combination of skills in areas such as high performance computing, numerical mathematics, multiscale and multi-physics modeling together with a wide range of elective application courses.


Computer simulation has revolutionized the research tools of engineers and is nowadays, besides theory and experiments, essential to many scientists.

While the development of high performance computing (HPC) started many decades ago and has provided powerful computing capabilities, it has recently been recognized that integrating HPC to mathematical modeling, numerical algorithms and large scale data bases of observations will lead to a new paradigm in science and engineering.

Career options:

Computational Science and Engineering graduates from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne gain an outstanding combination of computer simulation, modeling and applied mathematics techniques and enhance their knowledge in chosen application areas, enabling them to address tomorrow’s computational challenges in industry. 

This Master’s program is also an ideal preparation for various PhD programs in basic sciences and engineering.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced numerical analysis
  • Algorithms
  • Computational physics 
  • Computer simulation of physical systems 
  • Dynamique moléculaire et simulations Monte Carlo
  • Image processing 
  • Numerical analysis and computational mathematics
  • Numerical integration of dynamical systems
  • Parallel computing and pthreads
  • Programming concepts in scientific computing
  • Software Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




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

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 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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