The School of Geosciences and the Environment is part of the Faculty of Geosciences and Environment and as such under the authority of the Deanship. The School is directed by the Associate Dean of academic affairs.
The Deanship formulates the general policy of the Faculty regarding teaching and it assures that the School receives the necessary resources to accomplish its tasks.
The general purpose of the School is to organize and to coordinate the basic teaching programs (at the Bachelor and Master’s levels) of the Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment. In collaboration with the Foundation “Formation continue UNIL-EPFL”, the School is responsible for the continued education programs and courses of the Faculty.
All instructors affiliated with an organizational unit (Institute, Centre) of the Faculty are also members of the School, as well as the private-docents, the titular professors and the sessional instructors of the Faculty.
Teaching program reviews
Attempting to further improve the quality of its teaching, the Faculty of Geosciences and the Environment regularly reviews its programs.