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.
Semester I: September – end of January
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
Social and Political sciences.
|Language of instruction|
French, some courses in English.
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|
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
Students are expected to have a good level of French, at least B2, preferably C1. Language classes are offered at the university.
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.