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University of Lausanne

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Lausanne, also known as UNIL, is currently ranked within the global top 150 of the QS World University Rankings. It’s mainly located just outside the city of Lausanne, in the French-speaking region of Switzerland, on a campus on the shores of Lake Geneva, adjacent to the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL). UNIL had 14,475 students enrolled as of autumn 2016, of which around one in five come from abroad. It also has a strong international atmosphere in its faculty members, with one in three coming from outside Switzerland. Tuition fees at UNIL are low, with all domestic and international bachelor’s and master’s students paying CHF1,160 (~US$1,200) a year.
=143
2016
138
2017
146
2018
  • 54.5
    Overall Score
  • 41.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 30.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 42.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 91.2
    Faculty Student
  • 99.6
    International Faculty
  • 79.6
    International Students
=39
2017
  • 79.4
    Overall Score
  • 76.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 92
    Citations per Paper
  • 52
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.3
    H-index Citations
201+
2017
251-300
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 27.9-32.2
    Overall Score
  • 56.1
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 27.7
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,173
International
1,031

Number of students

13,435
Postgraduate 47%
Undergraduate 53%

Number of international students

3,337
Postgraduate 59%
Undergraduate 41%
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