Are you coming to study in Lausanne? Are you moving here after gaining a post within an institution of higher education? Finding accommodation, registering with the commune, getting around… these are no doubt your concerns at the moment!
This section gives you lots of useful information to assist you during your first weeks in the Olympic Capital.
Moving to Lausanne
The following section explains what you need to do first when moving to Lausanne and provides useful links for your initial dealings with the communal authorities.
Getting around in Lausanne
Lausanne is brimming with varied and accessible means of transport to suit every budget: bus, metro, RER, bicycle, boat, etc.
Accommodation in Lausanne
Despite its size, Lausanne does not have a university campus reserved for the use of students. This is why you are recommended to consider different options for accommodation in town.
Finding a job in Lausanne
Are you looking for a student job or employment to finance your studies? This page will guide you to the main information and search sites.
Going out in Lausanne
There are a thousand options for going out in Lausanne: visit a museum, stroll in the parks, take a trip on the lake or through the vineyards, go shopping or have a night out... Just a few ideas.
Doing sport in Lausanne
All the informations needed for the practice of sport or for spectator sports is provided here.
The City of Lausanne libraries form a network of sites providing you with around 335'000 books, 265'000 of which are freely accessible.
Staying in Lausanne
You can choose from a large variety of accommodation, ranging from a youth hostel to a luxury palace.
Bureau de la communication
Secrétariat général de la Direction Culture et développement urbain
Escaliers du Marché
Réception au 1er étage
Case postale 6904
Phone +41 21 315 25 50
Fax +41 21 315 20 04
tl: Saint-François, Bel-Air
m1: Lausanne-Flon; m2: Riponne-M. Béjart