Being a Professor or MER at UNIL: Roles, responsibilities and challenges

Through your commitment to UNIL, you will contribute to the realization of the institutional missions of teaching and research at the regional, national and international levels.


In order to help you integrate into the UNIL culture and environment by providing you with the appropriate conditions for success, the UNIL Management provides training for all new Professors and Senior Lecturers I and II (MER I & II).

  • Understand the UNIL environment (missions, values, organization, functioning, etc.)
  • To acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill one's role in teaching, research and management
  • To promote internal networking and contact with the various UNIL departments
Target audience

This training is part of the evaluation procedure of the Management Guidelines* which provide for mandatory training modules to be taken during the first two years of new hires as Professors or MER I and II.


This training is highly recommended but optional for PRIMA FNS and ECCELLENZA professors.


*Relevant Directorate Directives:


Educational approach
  • Participative and interactive approach
  • Examples and exercises based on real and concrete cases
  • Integrate the participants' professional practice and experience

2024 courses will take place in room 2044 of the Anthropole.

Training date
  • Session of 5, 6, 7 and 8 February 2024 (French)


Programme and timetable



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