Lausanne is one of the most attractive cities in Switzerland, benefitting from an exceptional geographical location, on the shores of Lake Léman, surrounded by vineyards and with a spectacular view of the Alps and the Mont-Blanc (highest mountain in Europe).

The fourth largest city in Switzerland has a rich medieval history and is the Olympic capital, hosting the International Olympic Committee and the famed Olympic museum.

The ICFE-10 Conference will be held on the campus of the école Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), one of the two Swiss Federal Institutes of Technology.


Local transportation

The campus is connected to Lausanne train station by metro. Attendees who stay at the hotel will automatically receive the Lausanne transport card for the duration of their stay, offering free public transportation and other touristic advantages.

Transportation to Lausanne

By air/train Lausanne is located 60 km from Geneva International airport, with a direct train link (station inside the airport) and a 4 direct services per hour (45-55 min). Zürich International Airport, is at a distance of 225 km, also with a direct train link to Lausanne (station inside the airport, 2h30).

By train Lausanne is connected to all major European cities ( timetable).

By car The EPFL campus has a freeway exit on freeway A1. Please be aware that parking fees are very high in Lausanne; at EPFL: 16 CHF/day (9-17h).