Welcome on the MX on Tour association’s website
Every year, the third year Bachelor students of Materials Science and Engineering at EPFL are taking part in a study trip in the country of their choice. They have to organize the whole journey and raise the necessary funds for its realization. The « MX On Tour » association has been created in order to make this project possible.
The 24 students of the 2016-2017 promotion have chosen Australia as their destination. This country shelters numerous companies and universities which have a key-role in material development all around the world, in fields such as transport, energy, sports, environment and biomedical to only quote some of them. The purpose of this study trip is to improve the becoming EPFL engineers’ studies and relate them to (high) australian laboratories of research and development in materials science.
The Swiss Federal Institute of Technologies in Lausanne (EPFL) is a university campus that focuses on engineering formations. Located on the outskirts of Lausanne in Switzerland, this campus has about 15000 students, collaborators and and researchers from about 112 different countries. Those 15000 persons are divided into 26 institutes and about 300 laboratories.
At QS World university ranking 2016, EPFL is ranked 14th and was recently voted the 4th most international university in the world.