The study programs usually last 10 semesters. This corresponds to 300 credits ECTS and is divided into two stages: a Bachelor and a Master, respectively 6 and 4 semesters.
The Bachelor consists of 180 credits ECTS and generally lasts 6 semesters. A Master consists of 120 credits ECTS and usually lasts 4 semesters.
The Faculty of Geosciences and Environment offers a single program in the first cycle (Bachelor) and a choice of 6 programs in the second cycle (Master).
The Bachelor of Science in Geosciences and Environment offers three study paths. After a common first year, students specialise in:
The GSE Faculty currently offers six Master programs.
There is the possibility to pursue a Master part-time under certain circumstances
Guidelines concerning part-time (50%) university Master studies (PDF in french)
For the past several years, the University of Lausanne has developed doctoral program projects in collaboration with other French-speaking universities of South-West Switzerland (CUSO).
These projects offer doctoral students additional training, guidance, seminars and meetings promoting an exchange of ideas and interdisciplinary approaches