Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL in brief

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 programmes of a very high level to professionals.

  • Management, Economics and Law
  • Public Administration
  • Health and Social Care
  • Science & Technology
  • Human Sciences

Situated on the EPFL campus, at the heart of the EPFL Innovation Park, Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL centralises, coordinates and participates in the development and organisation of all the continuing education programmes offered by the two institutions.

It collaborates closely with the specialised continuing education entities integrated within the faculties, such as Executive Education HEC Lausanne, Institut de hautes études en administration publique (IDHEAP), or the Center for Primary Care and Public Health (UNISANTE).

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UNIL and EPFL continuing education in figures

In 2019, continuing education at the University of Lausanne and EPFL comprised:

  • 232 programmes, 101 of which were certified programmes (CAS, DAS or MAS)
  • 4,460 participants