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Université de Lausanne

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Founded in 1537, the Université de Lausanne (University of Lausanne) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Lausanne (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vaud. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Université de Lausanne (UNIL) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Université de Lausanne (UNIL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNIL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Université de Lausanne's Control Typepublic


Université de Lausanne's Entity Typenon-profit


Université de Lausanne' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Université de Lausanne's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (Non Latin) Universität Lausanne
Name (English) University of Lausanne
Acronym UNIL
Founded 1537 University status since 1890
Motto Le savoir vivant
Live knowledge
Colours Blue
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University Location

Address Unicentre
1015 Vaud
Université de Lausanne's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Université de Lausanne Phone Number +41 (21) 692 1111
Université de Lausanne Fax Number +41 (21) 692 2615

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Université de Lausanne's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Université de Lausanne's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Université de Lausanne's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Université de Lausanne.

Université de Lausanne: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Université de Lausanne's admission information.

Université de Lausanne's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Université de Lausanne's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Not reported

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Université de Lausanne's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Université de Lausanne's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Lausanne has more than 3000 international students.

Université de Lausanne's Admission Office Admission Office

Lausanne 1015
(21) 692 21 00

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Université de Lausanne.

Université de Lausanne's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Université de Lausanne has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Université de Lausanne's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Université de Lausanne's Control Type Control Type

Université de Lausanne is a public higher education institution.

Université de Lausanne's Entity Type Entity Type

Université de Lausanne is a non-profit higher education institution.

Université de Lausanne's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Université de Lausanne's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Université de Lausanne does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Université de Lausanne's main facilities:

Université de Lausanne's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Université de Lausanne's Library

Université de Lausanne's Housing University Housing

Not reported

Université de Lausanne's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

Université de Lausanne's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Université de Lausanne's main services:

Université de Lausanne's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Université de Lausanne's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Université de Lausanne's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Université de Lausanne's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Université de Lausanne's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Université de Lausanne's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Université de Lausanne is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université de Lausanne's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)
  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)
  • Association of MBAs (AMBA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université de Lausanne's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Université de Lausanne 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Université de Lausanne's Facebook page Université de Lausanne's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Université de Lausanne's X (formerly Twitter) page Université de Lausanne's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Université de Lausanne's YouTube channel Université de Lausanne's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Université de Lausanne's Instagram page Université de Lausanne's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Université de Lausanne's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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