Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne RAK
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Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne RAK in Ras Al Khaimah
|College name||Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne RAK|
|Director's name||Dr Franco Vigliotti (Dean of EPFL Middle East)|
|Executive body or owner||EPFL and RAKIA|
|Date founded||October 2011|
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|Type of institute||private college|
|College location / area||RAK Education Free Zone (no map)|
|Postal address||Ras Al Khaimah, UAE|
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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) courses and programs in the UAE
- Master's degrees planned in energy, sustainable urban design, water resource management, wind engineering.
- Short courses for executives from September or October 2010?
29 August 2010
- Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is an engineering college/univeristy in Switzerland with plans to establish a UAE campus in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), opening in 2011 or 2012 (both dates seen).
- Location is in the RAK Academic Free Zone area?
- EPFL signed a partnership agreement in February 2009 to build the new branch in RAK (press release 04 February 2009)?
- Ownership split 50:50 between EPFL and the RAK Investment Authority (RAKIA).
- Construction started 14 May 2009?
- No EPFL RAK website found but some information at sti.epfl.ch/page81103-en.html. Main EPFL website at www.epfl.ch.
Last update 29 August 2010
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