In 1970, the university moved progressively from the old city of Lausanne, around the Cathedral and the Château, to its present site at Dorigny. The end of the 20th century witnessed the beginnings of an ambitious project aiming at greater co-operation and development among the French-speaking universities of Lausanne, Geneva and Neuchâtel, together with the EPFL.
The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution composed of seven faculties where approximately 14,300 students and 3,000 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 cooperation between students, teaching staff, and professors.
The University of Lausanne comprises more than 140 teaching or research units working in fields as diverse as genomics, aesthetics of cinema, environmental law and criminalistics.In institutes, laboratories and libraries, 3,000 researchers, including 558 professors, work every day on projects of national and international significance, thereby increasing the institution’s research capital. The UNIL seeks in particular to encourage a cross-disciplinary approach to research.
Postdoctoral professional career development: Self-assessment questionnaireThe self-assessment questionnaire is intended specifically for Postdocs. It is meant to facilitate an annual assessment of your current position, aid reflection on your accomplishments and help you identify what is required for progress towards your professional goals.After you finish your self-assessment, it is recommended to discuss it with a resource person such as a department head, a project principal applicant, a professor, or a mentor.
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