Students

Financial aid for UNIL students

UNIL has set up an emergency fund for Ukrainian and Russian UNIL students affected by the conflict in Ukraine. In accordance with cantonal guidelines, this assistance is granted in the form of a loan, the repayment conditions of which will be determined in due course according to the personal situation of the student and his/her parents.

In case of difficulties related to the ukrainian crisis, you can contact the Social Affairs and Student Mobility Office (SASME) at affaires.sociales@unil.ch.

The UNIL psychotherapeutic consultation is also at your disposal in case you need psychological support. It can be contacted at the following address: consult.psy-unil@chuv.ch.

Study at UNIL

Programmes offered at UNIL.

As the university is located in the French-speaking region of Switzerland, most courses are taught in French.
 

1) Spring semester 2022

Persons with the Protection Status ‘S’ can still apply as auditors or as guest students (subject to the agreement of the Faculty).

Contact the Admissions Office (Service des immatriculations et inscriptions) for details and on how to proceed:

Persons without the Protection Status ‘S’ can no longer apply for the Spring semester 2022.


2) Autumn semester 22/23
Degree seeking students
The application deadline for persons with the Protection Status ‘S’ is extended to June 30 (instead of February 28).

Contact the Admissions Office (Service des immatriculations et inscriptions) for details and on how to proceed:

Persons without the Protection Status ‘S’ must meet the regular conditions.
 

Guest Students (temporary stay, subject to the agreement of the Faculty).
The application deadline for persons with the Protection Status ‘S’ is extended to June 30 (instead of February 28).

Contact the Admissions Office (Service des immatriculations et inscriptions) for details and on how to proceed:

Persons without the Protection Status ‘S’ must meet the regular conditions.
 

Auditors
It is also possible to apply as an auditor.

Contact the Admissions Office (Service des immatriculations et inscriptions) for details and on how to proceed: immat.bachelor@unil.ch

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Resources and useful links

Chaplaincy of UNIL

Swiss Secretariat for migration - SEM

Q&A on the war in Ukraine - SEM

Information file "Protection Status S" - SEM (in French)

Personal and financial assistance for UNIL students

Hosting refugees from Ukraine - Canton of Vaud (in French)

Population Office - SPOP - Canton of Vaud

Accomodating a refugee from Ukraine - EVAM (in French)

Swiss Refugee Council - OSAR

Measures for researchers from Ukraine - Swiss National Science Foundation (FNS)

Science for Ukraine

Scholars at risk Switzerland

Help & support UNIL-EPFL: different types of help offered to Ukrainian students and colleagues, Ukrainian refugees in Lausanne and all those who feel emotionally affected by the conflict.

Information and advocacy resources to help students in Ukraine - european students’union - ESU