Choice of courses

Spring semester 2022 - COVID-19

The UNIL Rectorate will certainly, as the Autumn semester 2021, apply the obligation of the COVID certificate or the cantonal certificate provided in one of the UNIL test centers for bachelor and master level courses as of the intake of the academic year, i.e. Monday 21 February.

Exchange students must be present in person at HEC Lausanne during the semester and the exam session according to the rules of the University of Lausanne.

Webpage UNIL about Covid-19 :

Usual safety measures are in force (wearing a mask, social distance). The sanitary situation can change anytime.

HEC courses

Exchange students may choose HEC courses according to the following conditions:

Bachelor students

If you are in your 2nd or 3rd year of the Bachelor or Licence program, you may take courses in the 2nd or 3rd year of the Bachelor program (Economics and/or Management), except the courses Business English, English for Studying Economics, the Individual Project and internships.

Master students

If you are in your 1st or 2nd year of a Master program, 4th or 5th year of an Undergraduate program (with a minimum of 180 ECTS credits in Management and/or Economics) you may either take courses in the 1st or 2nd year of the Master program or possibly in the 2nd or 3rd year of the Bachelor program (with above exceptions). The courses in the Master's in Accounting, Control & Finance (MScCCF) are not open to you.


Timetables Bachelor and Master as well as syllabuses (description)
Spring semester 2022 available in December 2021


Class attendance is open without registration, except for a few courses that are limited to a maximum number of students and that request registration (for pedagogical reasons); please check the course syllabus.

Registration on “Moodle” is for course registration but not exams. The access to Unil resources (MyUnil, Moodle, mail) and the student card will be given by the SASME Dept when you arrive in Lausanne.

Exams registration, see section "Exams"
Each exam registration that does not respect these rules shall be automatically cancelled.
In case of doubt and for additional information, do not hesitate to pass by our Student exchange Office.

Information about courses, exams (dates, results,…), etc

- Website
- Display boards in the 2nd floor of the Internef building (lifts), the television sets installed.

Information per program

N.B. The Master of Accounting, Control and Finance is not available for exchange students.


Non HEC courses (other faculties, language courses)

Bachelor and Master exchange students are authorised to take non-HEC courses. The courses/exams registration will be made directly at the faculty/school concerned by the student. Please ask them to provide you with an attestation/transcript of records.

We draw your attention to the fact that the exam dates of non-HEC courses are not set by HEC Lausanne. Therefore, the risk of an overlapping of exam dates between HEC Lausanne and non-HEC courses exists. HEC exam dates cannot be modified under any circumstances.

Most courses must be taken at HEC Lausanne, the main faculty where the student is enrolled.

A limited number of courses at EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) are open to students on request before or at the beginning of the semester at the department concerned. You should contact the departement concerned directly.

Important! Pay attention to the registration deadlines!


Language instruction

Bachelor programs are taught in French with a selection of courses in English.

At the Master level courses are mostly in English.


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General contact

Student exchange Office
University of Lausanne
HEC Lausanne
Internef 256-256.1
Quartier de Chamberonne
CH-1015 Lausanne

Internal post:
Box 96

INCOMING students:

OUTGOING students:

QTEM program:

Office hours:
from Monday to Friday, 9.00-12.00

Learn more

Internef - CH-1015 Lausanne
Tel. +41 21 692 33 00
Fax +41 21 692 33 05
Association of MBAs (AMBA) EFMD EQUIS Accredited Quantitative Techniques for Economics & Management (QTEM)