Continuing education


The world is changing at the speed of light. More than ever, it is essential to develop new skills and invest in continuous learning to remain up-tu-date and progress in your career.
As a contributing member, you benefit from preferential rates of up to 20% for a selection of trainings as well as a unique access to an interest-free loan of up to 20’000 CHF from the A3 Foundation.
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The EPFL Extension School courses will provide you with professional literacy in digital, data, coding and machine learning, with no prior qualifications required. 100% online, self-paced and with personalized learner support, you can access EPFL’s high quality teaching in a click. Choose among the different courses and programs from beginner to advanced and earn an EPFL Certificate of Open Studies diploma upon completion.

EPFL Alumni contributing members benefit from a personalized onboarding as well as access to a Flat Fee preferential rate.

Find out more here or contact Extension School for additional information.







TransformTech is a training designed for managers eager to innovate and apply new technologies such as AI, blockchain, IoT and robotics in their business.

Join this 5-day joint-training between EPFL and IMD taking place on both campuses with top faculty and international high-level participants.

Find out more and contact for more information. Don’t forget to mention you are an EPFL Alumni contributor to benefit from the special rates!








Business, leadership and strategic thinking are key skills needed to grow your career. IMD’s online learning programs give you access to world-class faculty, personalized learning, peer to peer interactions and opportunities to apply what you learn to your own business context.
EPFL Alumni contributors benefit from preferential rates on the 4 selected trainings:

Learn more and contact for more information. Don’t forget to mention you are an EPFL Alumni contributor to benefit from the special rates!





Formation Continue UNIL-EPFL: Develop further your technical or management skills with a large portfolio of over 25 courses offering a diploma (CAS/MAS), delivered by EPFL, UNIL or its partners.
Examples of courses recommended by EPFL graduates themselves include:

EPFL Alumni contributors benefit from a 10% discount on a selection of courses – find out more here and contact FCUE for more information.




If you are looking into a career in Global Supply Chain Management or perfecting your skills in this field, the International Institute for the Management of Logistics and Supply Chain (IML) is a reference.

Set up in 1990 between EPFL, the École des Ponts ParisTech, the group AFTRAL, and a large number of industrial and service companies, it offers programs delivering Certificates of Advanced studies (CAS) bringing the latest knowledge in supply chain excellence.

EPFL Alumni members can benefit from a 10% discount.


ETH Zürich offers EPFL alumni contributors discounts on two of its continuing education short courses:

  • Cyber Risk
  • Finance & Investment

These non-​degree courses aim to develop practical skills and business knowledge.


Romandie Formation, the leading provider of higher and continuing education in French-speaking Switzerland, offers our contributing members a preferential rate for the CAPM & PMP certifications of the PMI, the world’s leading authority on project management:

  • 3’500 CHF instead of 3’900 CHF to attend the face-to-face courses
  • 3’000 CHF instead of 3’900 CHF for the live online course.

Please note the examination fee for the PMI certification is not included. Pour toute question, contactez


In addition to its technical trainings, the Swiss Foundation for Research in Microtechnology (FSRM) offers high-level courses in management, communication and personal development. EPFL alumni contributors benefit from a 15% discount on a selection of 10 courses, most of them lasting one day. Here are the next ones (courses in French):

To benefit from the discount, please make sure to specify that you are an EPFL Alumni contributor in the “remarks” field when registering.






Swiss Board Institute:
As a senior executive or already board member, acquiring the skills to manage or sit on a board may be useful. The Swiss Board Institute offers a training program jointly with ScHEC Lausanne, HEC Geneva and HSG for board members or senior executives willing to develop their knowledge and learn about best practices in board management and governance.
This selective program over 9-month delivers a certificate and access to the Swiss Institute of Directors network upon completion.
Find out more and don’t forget to mention you are an EPFL Alumni to benefit from 10% discount.



Beside our partners, here below are some other EPFL education you might be interested in:






If you’re considering doing an Executive MBA and are interested in innovation, the EPFL EMBA  is right for you.

Ideally bridging EPFL’s technology strength with international business, this hands-on approach combines innovative thinking with strategic management skils to harness innovation.

Find out more about this 16-month high level program, proposing personalized learning with a class of maximum 36 students.








EPFL is a pioneer in Europe when it comes to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).

Launched in 2012, EPFL MOOCs have exceeded 2 million users as early as 2018.

From engineering and basic sciences to computer science, architecture and life sciences, there is definitely a MOOC for you!







Did you know that EPFL is one of the founders of the World’s No.1 Sports Management Masters?

Based in Lausanne, the International Academy of Sport Science and Technology (AISTS) delivers this 15-month program, a joint program delivered jointly with EPFL, University of Lausanne, University of Geneva, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), IMD, EHL and the Canton of Vaud.

If you’re passionate about the sports industry, this program could be your perfect next step.

Exceptional opportunity: as a partner school, EPFL alumni and alumnae can benefit from scholarships covering 93% of the fees – see here for conditions.