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Location:  Institute of Materials EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

Number of placements: 1

Period of placements: 8-10 weeks July to September

Accommodation arrangements: Usually within university flats within walking distance of or a short bus/tram journey to EPFL

Financial support from hosts: CHF 1600 (~£1150) per month less the financial support from DMSM and less the cost of accommodation.  Students are expected to receive around CHF 500 (~£375) per month from the host based on summer 2019 costs.

Language: French, with English widely spoken

Profile of institution:
Lausanne is a beautiful city, located on a hillside overlooking Lake Geneva. The EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), one of the two Federal Swiss Institutes of Technology  supported by the Swiss Federal government, is located beside the lake just to the west of Lausanne. EPFL, and the Materials Department in particular, has an excellent international reputation.

Project areas: Supramolecular nanomaterials and interfaces

URL for further information: (Institute of Materials) and

Contact: Professor Francesco Stellacci