The University of Lausanne is a research institution composed of seven faculties where ca. 13,000 students and 2,400 researchers work and study. The UNIL is focused on Medicine, Life Sciences, Geosciences, Environment, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences.
As well as its achievements in research, the UNIL is renowned for its innovative teaching and for the strong support it offers to young researchers. In addition, its state-of-the-art infrastructures are acclaimed by the UNIL community as one of the many factors that make this an ideal place for study and research.
The University of Lausanne is situated at the heart of the French-speaking region of Switzerland, in the centre of Western Europe - close to France, Germany, Italy, and Austria. It pursues an active policy of collaboration at both local and international levels.