UNIL - EPFL Chaplaincy is the presence of both Catholic and Protestant churches on campus. The chaplains are available to the entire University community (students, personnel and professors alike).
The chaplains organise a wide variety of programmes and animations such as: debates, outings, meditation, a Gospel choir as well as shared moments of conviviality.
They also collaborate with various religious groups on campus.
The chaplains' team is comprised of two Protestant ministers, a Priest and a qualified layperson.
Events to come
From Sunday, February 3rd, 2013, 18:00 to Friday, February 8th, 2013, 13:00.
Jollien Alexander, philosopher and writer recommends this exceptional retreat: Zen and gospel.
Location: Lieu: Notre-Dame de la Route Chemin des Eaux - Vives 17 CH-1752 Villars - sur - Glâne / FR.
From September 29th to October 26th, at UNIL and EPFL
Exhibition « I think I know »
October 2nd, 12.15pm, at EPFL
Encounter "Tell me about you!"
Saturday October 6th, excursion to the Abbey of Saint-Maurice
Sunday October 7th, excursion to the vineyards of Lavaux
Sunday October 14th, excursion to the Dôle in the Jura
October 19th-21st, retreat at the Carmel de Mazille
Wednesday October 24th, Virgile Rochat will tell us about his book "Le temps presse"
The Chaplaincy is on Facebook!
About the Chaplaincy
Through an open attitude, dialogue, and respect for each individual and their convictions as well as for the more human and spiritual aspects of life, the Chaplaincy offers a wide range of activities :
- Welcoming events for newcomers
- Meditation (recharging of one's batteries)
- Theological and ethical discussions
- Interdenominational gatherings
- Travel opportunities
- Opportunities for spiritual development
- One to one discussions
Please browse the site to find out more about us and what we offer.
Finally, the Chaplaincy is also responsible for the welcoming and facilitating other faiths and beliefs on campus.
Where to find us
At UNIL : la Grange de Dorigny, between the library and Anthropole
Phone : 021 692 21 47
At EPFL : l'Agora
Phone: 021 693 60 47
Fax: 021 693 60 20
We are usually available on-site Monday to Friday, but are frequently found around campus as well; so, to be sure, please call or contact us before stopping by.