Legal Department

The DAF legal experts offer the following services to:

Teaching staff

Advice on the measures they are entitled to take given applicable legal provisions in the academic field, as well as on data protection or intellectual property, for example.

Support in drawing up specific regulations for Sections or continuing education programmes.

Assistance in the framework of disputes between teaching staff and students. See document: Procedure to be followed in case of students contesting examination results English versionversion française


Advice on their rights and obligations in the framework of their studies and activities at the EPFL.

Processing of requests for reassessment of grades obtained during their studies.

Assistance in the framework of disputes between students and teaching staff.

Legal reminders regarding exams (French only)

Members of the Vice-Presidency for Education

  • Legal advice and reports on the legal compliance of VPE projects.
  • Drafting of regulatory texts and interinstitutional cooperation agreements.
  • Responsibility for revision and consultation procedures regarding regulatory texts.
  • Participation in investigations for disciplinary procedures by the Senior Management.


Denise Flury Poffet (mardi matin, mercredi, jeudi matin et vendredi)
Frédéric George (lundi au vendredi)

Centre Est – CE1 530
Station 1
CH – 1015 Lausanne

tél: +41 21 693 60 35
ou: +41 21 693 60 07

fax: +41 21 693 27 80

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