IDHEAP, Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration

Lausanne, Switzerland
IDHEAP: the Swiss excellence center in Public Administration & Management teaching, research and consulting



The only Swiss university institute fully dedicated to teaching, research and consulting in Public Administration and Management, established in 1981 by EPFL (one of the worlds leading technological universities) and the university of Lausanne (founded in 1537 and ranked 45nd in the World by the Leiden Ranking 2010).


Representing Swizterland in major international networks and institutions, such as the International Institute of Administrative Sciences (IIAS) and the Network of European Schools and Institutes of Public Administration (DISPA/NESIPA). Associate Member of NASPAA (US National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration).

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)


Library services

library: 2.2 million books, 100.000 online books, 8000 online periodicals

Student Life

Campus life

The greenest campus in Switzerland, on the chores of Lake Geneva, at the doorstep of the Alps and the Jura mountains.

Sports facilities

  • 1 sport center open 7 days a week, with more than 80 activities