Golden League
University of Lausanne

Switzerland

University of Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Suisse

131 World
rank
4 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1537
Short name:
UNIL
Type:
Public
Students:
11960
Faculty:
910
Faculty/Students Ratio:
13
:
1
Web-site:
www.unil.ch
Region:
Europe
Location:
Lausanne
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 131 73.209
Teaching 139 70.504
Research 169 71.123
International Diversity 138 72.384
Financial Sustainability 164 76.03
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 303 54.891
Research Perfomance Rankings 57 86.968
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TEACHING
World Rank: 139
Country rank: 4
Score: 70.504
League: Golden League
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name
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 169
Country rank: 5
Score: 71.123
League: Golden League
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name
Indicator
weight
40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 138
Country rank: 7
Score: 72.384
League: Golden League
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weight
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 164
Country rank: 4
Score: 76.03
League: Golden League
Dimension
weight
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name
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weight
10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Lausanne is a research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 13,500 students and 2,800 researchers work and study. UNIL is focused on several academic disciplines, especially Medicine, Life Sciences, Geosciences, Environment, Business, Humanities and Social Sciences. An emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach, with close Copperation between students, teaching staff, and professors. The University of Lausanne`s main campus is located on the shores of Lake Geneva. This picturesque landscape of the Alps and Lake provides the ideal setting for study and research. To preserve this natural environment, UNIL`s campus is managed according to the principles of sustainable development. The University of Lausanne is situated in the heart of the French-speaking region of Switzerland, found in the centre of Western Europe close to France, Germany, Italy, and Austria. It pursues an active policy of collaboration at both local and international levels.

Mission Statement

The missions of the University of Lausanne are to : Transmit knowledge and advance science through research and teaching Foster the development of intellectual life and spread culture Support young academics Bring out the results of academic research Prepare students to careers which require academic training Organise continuing education in the fields where the UNIL is competent Act as a service provider for the community and foster social debate. The University of Lausannefullfills its missions in the framework of scientific and ethical principles. The University of Lausanne`s tasks in teaching and research imply the following: Objective description of natural, social and human phenomena Objective presentation of the various schools of thought The use of rigourous critical methods to discuss scientific, social, political, philosophical and religious thoughts The respect of national and international regulations regarding human rights and environmental safety. In addition, the University of Lausanne must make researchers, teachers and students aware of their responsibility towards society.