Would you like to study a Bachelor or Master programme at UNIL? This section is for you. UNIL has more than 4,000 international students in its seven faculties. Once you are admitted by the Registration Department (SII), it will be time to prepare your arrival and stay in Lausanne. The following sections provide information on visa, residence permit, insurance and other practical aspects of your studies in Lausanne.
The University of Lausanne comprises more than 190 research units working in fields as diverse as genomics, aesthetics of cinema, environmental law and criminalistics.
In institutes, laboratories and libraries, about 3,000 researchers, including 580 professors, work every day on projects of national and international significance, thereby increasing the institution’s research capital. The UNIL seeks in particular to encourage a cross-disciplinary approach to research.
The University of Lausanne runs a jobs database reserved exclusively for its current students. If you are looking for a work placement at the end of your course.
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If, when you arrive at UNIL, your level of French is likely to hinder your ability to pursue your studies, you have the option of taking French classes alongside your course. The School of French as a Foreign Language (EFLE), which is part of the Faculty of Arts at UNIL, offers back-up courses to UNIL students who want to learn or improve their French. The EFLE also offers full courses that prepare students to teach French as a foreign language.
The University of Lausanne does not currently have a hall of residence on campus. However, it works closely with the Fondation Maisons pour Etudiants Lausanne (FMEL), which welcomes over 2,500 students at 14 locations, mainly within the Lausanne urban area.
The University and Cantonal Library - Lausanne (BCUL), with its two million documents, modern research tools and an ideal working environment overlooking Lake Geneva.
Ideally located on the shores of Lake Geneva, near the city of Lausanne, the Dorigny campus acts as a real green lung of Western Lausanne more and more densified.
The SUL welcomes members of the University and Federal Polytechnic University of Lausanne community in the fantastic setting of the Dorigny University Sports Center.
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Hey! I study Medicine in Switzerland, Lausanne. As in any other country, getting into medical school is hard, really hard. It will cost you all your nerves and you will hate it at times, but love it at the same time. The selection process in Lausanne take part during the academic year; you start with 600 other students in September and about 200 end up in the second. In...
During my exchange I did an internship at the hospital as a medical student. I had a very warm welcome in Switzerland thanks to my buddy from the buddy programme who helped me with the first steps and showed me around. The administrational stuff was well organised by the university so I could start working without any problems. I soon started participating in activities...
I really liked the fact that this unviersity has student from all over the world and promotes well cultural exchange. I also liked that it is a campus separated from the city, it makes it much more cozy. The only thing that I disliked is that in my major (Social sciences) there wasn't any group events like in all the other majors in Lausanne.