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Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC)

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Faculty of Business and Economics (HEC)
University of Lausanne
UNIL - Dorigny
Internef - office 246
CH-1015 Lausanne
E-Mail: hec@unil.ch


Phone: ++41 (0)21 692 3300
Fax: ++41 (0)21 692 3305

Description, aims and objectives

HEC Lausanne, the Business and Economics Faculty of the University of Lausanne, trains the leaders and managers of tomorrow. Now over a hundred years old, it prides itself on values of excellence, responsibility and international openness.

The Faculty holds several international agreements and features prominently in world rankings for the quality of its academic programmes and its research. It also benefits from the attractiveness and economic dynamism of the Geneva region, while being located in an exceptional setting on the shores of Lake Geneva.

With its own international relations office and careers centre, the Faculty smoothes the transition into the world of work by offering international exchange programmesas well as advice on careers and offers of internships and employment opportunities. Throughout the year, the large number of student associations affiliated to the Faculty organise varied activities, fostering the personal development of students and encouraging them to get involved in the life of the campus.

Its network of alumni, whose numbers include many notable personalities and business leaders, is a veritable platform for exchange. It offers the possibility of establishing professional contacts which will be valuable at the end of the student’s studies.

Degrees awarded



Masters of Business Administration

Masters of Advanced Studies


° programmes taught in English

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The Faculty’s Major Assets...

> high-level research, recognised internationally, thanks to a team of nearly 300 researchers, including 75 full-time members of the teaching staff

> excellent quality of teaching, providing a solid foundation for future careers

> a strong international dimension: 100 academic partners internationally and 300 students coming or going on exchanges every year

> deeply rooted in the economic world through a network of 12,000 alumni and close ties forged with business enterprises, organisations and public authorities in Switzerland and worldwide

> numerous student associations are permanently active on the campus

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