Settling in Lausanne

Coming to Switzerland | Starting at UNIL

Coming to Switzerland

General and practical information such as working in Switzerland, immigration and VISA, rent a flat, public transport, health insurance, security, taxes, cost of living :

Living in Switzerland


Starting at UNIL

UNIL Welcome Centre

UNIL Students: information on campus life, facilities (libraries, IT, language classes, Campus Card, etc.) and much more.

Campus Card

The campus card allows you to access the library, and gives you various discounts. For further information

+41 21 692 25 70 


Learning French


School of French as a Foreign Language  

Holiday Courses in French Language

Human resources

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

Contact list per faculty

Human Resources

Château de Dorigny, 1015 Lausanne

Tél. +41 21 692 45 00

Coming with your family


Information about daycare



Equal Opportunities Office

Le Vieux Pressoir

Tél. +41 21 692 20 59


Dual Career Couples

Welcome Centre

Château de Dorigny

Tél. +41 21 692 23 28 



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