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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
Number of students (approx)
Number of staff (approx)
Type of institute private college
College location / area RAK Education Free Zone (no map)
Postal address Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Telephone planned
Curriculum Swiss
College fees
Instructor salary range
Student satisfaction rating
3.5 stars from 3 votes.    
Parent satisfaction rating
Not Rated from 0 votes.    
Instructor job satisfaction rating
(by instructors, not about instructors)
3.5 stars from 3 votes.    

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne RAK admissions, reviews, notes

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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
General comments - might not apply to Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne RAK
  • Fees, facilities, education quality varies widely. Allow extra fees for visa, transport, accommodation.
  • Salaries, accommodation, other benefits for lecturer jobs vary substantially. Check contracts carefully for medical, housing, flight allowances, etc.
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