Research services

To enable its researchers to achieve scientific excellence and foster innovation, HEC Lausanne provides unique research infrastructures comprising services, resources, and facilities.

HEC Lausanne services

Research Office

The HEC Research Office’s mission is to provide researchers with personalized advice and services enabling them to advance their research career. Its role is to help researchers understand and benefit from the research infrastructure and environment at HEC Lausanne, in Switzerland, and internationally. More specifically, the HEC Research Office provides researchers with advice and best practices at every stage of the administrative cycle of their research, ranging from the identification of funding and mobility opportunities, to project proposal submissions and research dissemination, and redirects researchers to internal expert services.


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CEDIF - Documentation center for finance

The CEDIF is the HEC Lausanne documentation centre where researchers can get access to top economic and financial data, and receive professional and personalised research and analysis advice.

  • Reuters EIKON
  • Datastream
  • Compustat
  • Capital IQ
  • CRSP
  • etc.

Website: Centre de documentation et d'initiation financière (CEDIF)

LABEX - Laboratory for behavorial experiments

The LABEX is the HEC research center, which provides methodological, operational and technical support to researchers. It also provides access to specific rooms and equipment and to a large pool of experimental subjects.

Website: HEC-LABEX, Laboratory for behavioral experiments

HEC Research Newsletter

The HEC Research Newsletter allows our researchers to stay informed about the latest news related to research at HEC Lausanne and UNIL.

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UNIL services

Research support

The services below are available to all HEC Lausanne researchers.

Open Access

Taking part in the global Open Access movement, UNIL is developing its own strategy and provides an institutional repository to its researchers to disseminate their work in Open Access. All information and guidelines regarding Open Access at UNIL are available via the link below.

Website: Open Access at UNIL

Technology transfer office

PACTT is the joint technology transfer office of UNIL and CHUV. It provides advice to researchers on intellectual property, contract negotiation, collaboration with companies and other institutions, and startup creation.

Website: PACTT

Scientific Computing and Research Support Unit

The mission of the Scientific Computing and Research Support Unit  (Division calcul et soutien à la recherche, DCSR, in French) is to provide computation and storage resources to the UNIL community as well as transverse expertise to the various faculties of the University and its affiliated institutes. The expertise ranges from high performance computing (HPC) programming support to full stack development consulting missions.

Website: DCSR


FORS services allow you to store, share, and archive your research data on secure UNIL servers.

Website: FORSbase

Graduate campus

UNIL offers a number of workshops designed for doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers of all faculties.

Website: Graduate campus- workshops and trainings

Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)

Formerly known as The Luxembourg Income Study, LIS is a data archive and research center dedicated to cross-national analysis.

Website: Luxembourg Income Study

Funding instruments & services

The services below are available to all UNIL researchers.


Euresearch informs researchers on European research programmes, connects and supports researchers during their application process.

Website: Euresearch


Innosuisse’s role is to promote science-based innovation in the interests of industry and society in Switzerland.

Website: Innosuisse

UNIL 4 Research

UNIL 4 Research is a database that offers easy access to international research funding opportunities.

Site web: UNIL 4 Research

UNIL Foundation

UNIL Foundation provides financial support to PhDs and postdocs for research projects.

Website: Fondation UNIL

Swiss Foundation database

Swiss Foundation database lists all the Swiss foundations supporting research.

Site web: Base de données des fondations Suisses

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