Future students

Students of MSc GEO


Candidates must be holders of a Bachelor of Science in Geosciences and Environment, subject area Geography or Environmnental Sciences, awarded by the University of Lausanne, or of a Bachelor’s degree in Geography or Environmental Studies awarded by a Swiss university. Another degree or academic title may be judged equivalent and give access to the Master’s degree course, with or without further conditions.

Deadline for the registration for starts in September 2024/2025: 30th April 2024


To apply for the Masters in Geogarphy, the application must be made before the deadline via the Matriculation and Registration Service.


General presentation

The program offers 4 orientations (in French):

Orientation Analyse spatiale et systèmes complexes MSc GEO Orientation Développement et environnement MSc GEO
Orientation Territoires et environnements de montagne MSc GEO Orientation Urbanisme durable et aménagement des territoires MSc GEO

The degree Awarded is Master of Science in Geography orientation Spatial Analysis and Complex Systems (ASSC), or Development Studies (DEVEN), or Sustainable Urban and Spatial Planning (UDAT), or Mountain Areas and Environments (TEM).

Do not hesitate to take a look at the presentation page of the MSc in Geography (in French) for more information.


Duration studies of MSc GEO

Duration: 4 to 6 semesters maximum

ECTS credits of MSc GEO

Credit: 120 ECTS credits

Language courses of MSc GEO

Language: French level C1, some courses in English level B2

Cost of MSc GEO studies

Cost: CHF 580.- per semester

Master's Movie
(in French)

Testimonial from a student
(in French)

of the MSc GEO

Description of MSc GEO

UNIL Master's grants

All the information about the UNIL Master's grants are on the International Relations website.


Master Géographie - Géopolis - CH-1015 Lausanne
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