Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL in brief

UNIL and EPFL : a partnership for advanced continuing education

Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL is a foundation that groups together the continuing education activities of
the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

Based on leading-edge research and long-standing experience in the field of university continuing education, these two  Hautes Ecoles Universitaires collaborate to offer professionals programmes of a very high level.

Since 2009, the continuing education services of the two institutions have been combined into a single entity with a view to developing a greater number of synergies

Mission of Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL

Our mission is to contribute to economic, social and cultural development and full employment by facilitating the transmission of academic knowledge to the professional world via continuing education. More specifically, our role is to :

  • Encourage and promote the creation of university continuing education programmes in the specialised fields of the UNIL and EPFL
  • Adapt the range of continuing education programmes available according to needs at regional, national and international levels
  • Ensure that the continuing education programmes offered satisfy quality criteria and academic regulations