Settling in Lausanne

Coming to Switzerland

The University of Lausanne has a Welcome Centre which helps guest researchers and new foreign colleagues settle in the Lausanne region.


Welcome Centre



Welcome Centre

Château de Dorigny

Tél. +41 21 692 23 28

Further general and practical information such as working in Switzerland, immigration and visas, renting a flat, public transport, health insurance, security, taxes, cost of living, university systems, on the following links:

Swiss University

Le portail suisse


Starting at UNIL

Campus Card

The campus card allows you to access the library and gives you various discounts.
+41 21 692 25 70

SOS Parents

Coming with your family


Equal Opportunities Office
Vieux Pressoir (Maison Rose),
1015 Lausanne
+41 21 692 20 59

Questions related to human resources

Work contracts, family allocations, work permits, salaries and social charges, ombudsperson, recruitment of new employees, UNIL regulations, payment of salaries, taxes...

Salary scales

New employees

Contact list by faculty

Human Resources
Château de Dorigny, 1015 Lausanne
+41 21 692 45 00 

SERVAL Database

Serval (Serveur académique Lausannois) brings together the publications of the researchers of UNIL and the CHUV




Follow us:  
Unicentre  -  CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 21 29
Fax +41 21 692 20 15