Robotics, M.Sc. | Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne | Lausanne, Switzerland
24 months
1466 EUR/year
1466 EUR/year
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This Robotics program from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  provides education on the theory, technology and practice of intelligent robots, such as mobile robots, wearable robots, robotic manipulators, autonomous and brain-interfaced robots.


In addition to classes spanning from electromechanical systems to advanced artificial intelligence, the Robotics program from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  offers a large set of hands-on activities where students learn by designing, prototyping and validating robotic systems.

Both core and optional classes include hands-on exercises aimed at applying theoretical aspects to real systems. In addition, for semester and interdisciplinary projects, as well as the final master’s thesis, students work with researchers on challenging problems within EPFL robotics laboratories or in the industry.

Career options:

This program gives students a well-rounded education with practical experience, and will lead to careers in a wide range of fields where robotics technologies are increasingly adopted, such as: biomedical technologies; logistics and transportation; aviation and drones; autonomous cars; industry 4.0; smart houses; environmental technology. In addition, students can benefit from EPFL’s strong innovation ecosystem to invent new systems and applications, and start up their own company.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Applied machine learning
  • Basics of mobile robotics
  • Model predictive control
  • Advanced control systems
  • Advanced machine learning
  • Advanced MEMS & microsystems
  • Advanced satellite positioning

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

    1466 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 733 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1466 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 733 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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