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CITY OF LAUSANNE
Population: 146.000 million inhabitants
Lausanne: just one of many towns? Its scenery, its history and its inhabitants have made it a place with a charm of its own. The fourth biggest city in Switzerland – and Olympic Capital of the world – is distinguished by the unique atmosphere of the site it occupies. Its undulating contours afford residents and visitors spectacular glimpses over Lake Geneva and the Alps. The wealth of its cultural life is exceptional, while its modest size keeps it on an eminently human scale.
A bastion of training and research, its campuses have built a solid reputation all over the globe. A leisurely stroll is enough to discover stunning parks and gardens, bustling shopping districts and a fine architectural heritage. To discover Lausanne is to know the quality of life that makes it such a unique city.
The University of Lausanne or UNIL is a university in Lausanne, Switzerland. In 1890 it was granted university status, originally it was a theological school. The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 15,600 students and about 3,900 research, teaching et technical staff.
Its research activities focus on three main themes: human and social sciences, life sciences and medicine, and environmental sciences.
UNIL lays great store by the quality and innovation of its teaching. This is characterized by a highly interdisciplinary approach which is even reflected in the organization of its faculties.