Practical information

Academic calendar

Arriving in Lausanne

Do not forget to announce your arrival to the Social Affairs and Student Mobility Service (SASME)  in order to receive your student card and your email address.

Office 219, Building Unicentre
Email :
Contact :

Formalities on arrival

Students services

See University's web page

Welcome day for students

See event's web page

Practical information

Formalities on arrival in Switzerland, insurance, accomodation, etc. : all information is available in the practical guide for students

See the Students' handbook (Interactif ebook + pdf)

ECTS grading scale

Full time course load

30 ECTS credits per semester (14 weeks of classes)

Xchange Association

Xchange is a student association whose purpose is to welcome Exchange students in Lausanne (Erasmus...) and to help them enjoying their stay in Switzerland. It is here to help new students in the discovery of Switzerland and to facilitate their integration.

Xchange organises different activities such as a skiing week-end, a football tournament, museum visits (Olympic Museum - Lausanne, United Nations - Geneva...), wine tasting, and the very famous Pubnight every Wednesday night in Lausanne's best bars and clubs.

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General contact

Student exchange Office
University of Lausanne
HEC Lausanne
Internef 256-256.1
Quartier de Chamberonne
CH-1015 Lausanne

Internal post:
Box 96

INCOMING students:

OUTGOING students:

QTEM program:

Office hours:
from Monday to Friday, 9.00-12.00

Learn more

Internef - CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 33 00
Fax +41 21 692 33 05
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