University of Lausanne

University of Lausanne is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Course information English courses

Application procedure

Academic calendar

Semester I:  September – end of January 
Semester II:  February – beginning of July

Areas of study open to exchange students

Social and Political sciences.

 

Language of instruction

French, some courses in English.

Housing assistance

The University of Lausanne does not currently has a hall of residence on campus. However, it works closely with the Fondation Maisons pour Etudiants Lausanne (FMEL)

More information about on-campus housing can be found here: https://www.unil.ch/international/comingtolausanne

 

Credits and grading

ECTS credits are used in Switzerland

Cost of living

Typical costs of living in Switzerland

The average budget a student needs to live in Lausanne is around CHF 1,900 per month (around €1,640).

Number of places available

2 places per year

Requirements

Students are expected to have a good level of French, at least B2, preferably C1. Language classes are offered at the university.

Additional information

The amount of courses offered in English is very limited within Social and Political Sciences, it is however possible to choose courses at other faculties that are taught in English.

Please be aware of the corona regulations in the country/host university you are applying for. For example, in some countries or at some universities you can only apply when you are fully vaccinated. Make sure you are aware of this.