University of Lausanne

University of Lausanne

City: Lausanne 
Country: Switzerland
Language of instruction: Main language of instruction is French, but a variety of subjects are taught in English

About: The University of Lausanne (UNIL) is nestled between Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps, on the outskirts of Geneva. Established in 1537, the university is regarded as a top 200 university globally.

UNIL is focused on several academic disciplines, especially Medicine, Life Sciences, Geosciences, Environment, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences. The university teaches in French, but has a global focus with a large variety of subjects in English and 20% of students being international. 

Useful info:



  • Course catalogue
  • Restrictions: 

    Courses offered under the following programmes are not available to exchange students:

    • Courses in the School of Medicine
    • Courses in the School of Criminal Justice
    • Master’s in Medical Biology
    • Master’s in Accounting, Control and Finance
    • Continuing Education programmes (MBA, EMBA, Master of Advanced Studies, etc.)