The UNIL represents:
An international atmosphere. One fifth of the student population and one third of the teaching staff come from abroad.
Up-to-date facilities and technology. State-of-the-art laboratories for researchers: spacious, well-equipped lecture halls for teaching staff and students.
Three faculties unique in their kind in Switzerland. Law and Criminal Justice; Biology and Medicine (FBM); Geosciences and Environment (GSE). New innovations require new synergies.
Close collaboration with the University Hospital of the Canton of Vaud (CHUV) in order to remain at the forefront of advances in medical knowledge.
The University and Cantonal Library (BCU), with its two million documents, modern research tools and an ideal working environment overlooking Lake Geneva.
A philosophy and work ethic expressed in a Charter of Values and precepts drawn up in 2005.
An exceptionally green and spacious lakeside setting. In just a few minutes an excellent public transport network links the university campus to Lausanne, the capital of Vaud, noted for its varied cultural activities.
A wide range of continuing education and interdisciplinary courses, as well as countless sporting and cultural activities in fields as varied as: language and IT courses, football (soccer), capoeira, fitness or underwater diving at the Sports Centre; societies, cinema, exhibitions or theatre at the Grange de Dorigny.