Lausanne is a small town that punches above its weight. It makes its presence felt not only in the field of sport and the Olympic movement, but also in training and research, sustainable development and culture.
Underpinned by ambitious projects, the development of these four central themes helps to make Lausanne a good place to live and a leading economic centre.
Sport and the Olympic Movement
In Lausanne, the development of the city is bound up with sport! Whether you prefer the lake or the mountains, the exceptional setting of Lausanne makes it a paradise for outdoor sports enthusiasts.
Training and research
Lausanne plays an important role in the areas of training and research. Not only is its university campus one of the largest in the country, the city also has numerous institutions that are among the best in their field.
As a pioneer when it comes to sustainable development, the City of Lausanne is active in a variety of spheres, including energy, mobility, town planning, education and social affairs.
The abundance and variety of Lausanne‟s cultural provision are exceptional in a town of this size. But it‟s not just sheer quantity that sets Lausanne apart – it‟s also the quality, originality and accessibility of that provision.
In Lausanne, the development of the city is bound up with a dynamic economy! Buoyed by some 170,000 jobs devoted mainly to the services sector, the economic centre of Lausanne stands out as a beacon of excellence in the knowledge economy.
In Lausanne, the development of the city is bound up with major projects! Lausanne is at the heart of a conurbation undergoing extensive development.
Quality of life
In Lausanne, the development of the city is synonymous with qualify of life! Lausanne is a great place to live! Local residents and temporary visitors are well aware of this.
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