Practical information

Academic calendar


Arriving in Lausanne

Do not forget to announce your arrival to the Social Affairs and Student Mobility Service (SASME)  in order to receive your student card and your email address.

Web page/contacts
Localisation               Office 219, Building Unicentre


Formalities on arrival

Welcome day for students


Students services

See University's web page

International students

Practical information

Formalities on arrival in Switzerland, insurance, accomodation, etc. : all information is available on the website Welcome for students.


ECTS grading scale


Full time course load

30 ECTS credits per semester (14 weeks of classes)


Personal laptop computer

All students are required to have a personal laptop computer.


Xchange Association

Xchange is a student association whose purpose is to welcome Exchange students in Lausanne (Erasmus...) and to help them enjoying their stay in Switzerland. It is here to help new students in the discovery of Switzerland and to facilitate their integration.

Xchange organises different activities such as a skiing week-end, a football tournament, museum visits (Olympic Museum - Lausanne, United Nations - Geneva...), wine tasting, and the very famous Pubnight every Wednesday night in Lausanne's best bars and clubs.

Learn more:


HIGHERED platform for internships

As an exchange student at HEC Lausanne, you can access the career portal HIGHERED, which gathers internship and job offers abroad.

You can activate your account using your UNIL e-mail address and browse the portal by clicking on this link.


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Internef - CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 33 00
Fax +41 21 692 33 05
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