Lausanne is the county-town of the canton of Vaud, one of the twenty-three self-governing cantons of Switzerland. The town remains small and friendly while offering the various possibilities and the attractive features of a modern city. During your stay, you will enjoy visiting its different neighbourhoods that rise from the lake to the edges of the Jorat forests.
The University is ideally situated for discovering Lausanne and the surrounding regions of the Alps, the Jura and the lake Léman (lake Geneva). You will find rich and various cultural activities all year round in Lausanne.
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