Ville de Lausanne

The city of Lausanne is the capital of the canton of Vaud and is located in the middle of an urban area with 300,000 inhabitants on the shores of Lac Léman, the ‘Valley of Health’, a leading European centre for education, technology and innovation. Lausanne is home to a dense network of internationally renowned institutes such as the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), the Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), the Institute for Management Development (IMD), the University of Lausanne (UNIL) and the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL). This dynamic ecosystem offers excellent development and transfer opportunities in numerous fields, particularly in life sciences, medical care, sports and nutrition. Lausanne is also proud to host the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee and to be recognised as a unique Olympic capital. Lausanne offers visitors and residents an excellent quality of life, a flexible labour market, a thriving cultural offering, affordable housing and a safe environment in a central European location.