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An explorer mind-set aiming to understand and analyse the fundamental mechanisms of our economic world and the behaviours that determine individual decision-making.

The agents of research at HEC Lausanne

Research at HEC Lausanne is conducted by more than 360 researchers, recognized for the excellence of their work and academic backgroundOur researchers' articles are regularly published in the most selective and prestigious international scientific journals.

The research community at HEC Lausanne also has a distinctively high international composition and wide range of experts, such as economists, sociologists and psychologists.
 

A public good

Striking a balance between academic rigor and creativity, research at HEC Lausanne contributes significantly to scientific, economic and political debates, as well as the development of an innovative spirit. Its impact becomes concrete in areas such as corporate ethics and governance, tax policy, management techniques, cybersecurity and industrial supply chain management.
 

Quality - A story of recognition

HEC Lausanne has been awarded a double accreditation by EQUIS and AMBA, which certify the quality of the research and teaching activities held at our institution. Furthermore, our professors and researchers are invited regularly to share their insights more broadly with the general public, through media interviews and as speakers at conferences as well. Our Faculty has also created the blog OUTREACH, a platform specifically dedicated to sharing knowledge with the larger society.
 

Latest news on research at HEC & UNIL

Swiss real estate market: new evaluation of ESG practices of 128 investment vehicles Published on 19.06.24
Swiss real estate market: new evaluation of ESG practices of 128 investment vehicles
The Center for Risk Management at Lausanne (CRML) at HEC Lausanne (UNIL), in collaboration with Quanthome SA, has published the latest results of its tool for assessing the ESG criteria of Swiss real estate funds: PRESS scores (Public Real Estate Sustainability Switzerland). Since last year, the methodology has evolved to extend coverage to more than 20,000 properties, representing some 200 billion Swiss francs.
Writing Retreat for Doctoral Candidates Published on 19.06.24
Writing Retreat for Doctoral Candidates
We take care of everything: accommodation, meals, activities. You focus on your writing goals!
Papago Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary Published on 18.06.24
Papago Celebrates Its 5th Anniversary
Papago, the University of Lausanne's Open Access Personal Assistant, celebrates its 5th anniversary with 3954 records generated and a recent update of R&P agreement titles. A true resource for our researchers, Papago continues to evolve in support of open science!
Seed funding for research on Sustainable Development Published on 18.06.24
Seed funding for research on Sustainable Development
The WUN network launches a call to support the initation of collaborative projects. Projects led by early career researchers are especially encouraged.
Join Us for an Exciting Science Communication Workshop! Published on 12.06.24
Join Us for an Exciting Science Communication Workshop!
A special two-day workshop on science communication hosted by the University of Lausanne (UNIL), featuring the distinguished guest lecturer, Mirko Bischofberger.
Video series  "Décrypté" - For an analysis of peace factors in the world
Published on 11.06.24
Video series "Décrypté" - For an analysis of peace factors in the world
How can we avoid violence, war and armed conflict? What factors can help foster peace? Discover the fascinating work of Prof. Dominic Rohner in the 2nd episode of our video series Décrypté, co-produced by HEC Lausanne, L'éprouvette and Mousqueterre.
Information session on  1st National Calls for Collaborative Projects by the SDSC Published on 06.06.24
Information session on 1st National Calls for Collaborative Projects by the SDSC
The Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC) is launching its first National Calls for collaborative projects set to begin in 2025.
New series of videos "Décrypté" : Dive into the pioneering spirit of HEC Lausanne and its researchers
Published on 04.06.24
New series of videos "Décrypté" : Dive into the pioneering spirit of HEC...
What research topics are explored at HEC Lausanne (UNIL)? Who are the researchers involved? What are the links with current issues and how does the HEC Faculty play a pioneering role? If these are the questions that pique your curiosity, don't miss our new “Décrypté” video series co-produced by HEC Lausanne, L'Eprouvette and Mousqueterre. It's made for you!
Finfluencers: lucky trend setters or skilled financial experts? Published on 30.05.24
Finfluencers: lucky trend setters or skilled financial experts?
Welcome to the third and final episode of our Digital Revolution Trends podcast series!
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