HEC Lausanne

HEC Lausanne, established in 1977, is a prestigious international institution known for its commitment to providing high-quality business education. As a renowned faculty of the University of Lausanne and a globally recognized business school, HEC Lausanne occupies a unique position where academic, scientific and economic networks meet.

Over its distinguished history, the School has cultivated robust partnerships worldwide. These collaborations serve as conduits for students and businesses to connect, fostering vibrant communities and valuable opportunities to growth. 

HEC Lausanne’s success lies in its global approach. With students from all over the world, the university fosters a truly multicultural environment. This international perspective is seamlessly integrated into the curriculum, giving students an in-depth understanding of the dynamics that shape the business world.

The school benefits from dual ECQUIS and AMBA accreditation, reflecting the excellence of its research and teaching. Faculty members regularly take part in media interviews and conferences, sharing valuable knowledge. 

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In today’s world, everyone has a crucial role in addressing societal challenges. HEC Lausanne gives future executives, decision-makers, and business leaders, the tools they need to contribute to a better world. Through a comprehensive education that emphasizes ethical leadership, sustainable practices, and innovative solutions, graduates are empowered to make a positive impact on both business and society, fostering positive change for generations to come. 

With over 80 professors and 270 researchers, the Faculty embodies dynamism with a human touch. Moreover, with an international reach and a network of over 160 partner institutions, HEC Lausanne is the gateway to countless academic exchanges. 

Alumni Success speaks volumes about the institution’s impact. Graduates have achieved remarkable success in diverse industries, emerging as leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators in their respective fields. Their accomplishment stand as a testament to the excellence of HEC Lausanne’s education and its enduring influence on shaping accomplished professionals. 

In conclusion, HEC Lausanne stands as a beacon of excellence, fostering a dynamic environment where academic rigor and practical application converge. It prepares students not only for professional success but also for making meaningful contributions to the ever-evolving challenges of the global landscape. 

School AT A Glance


Lausanne, Switzerland

(With partnerships universities worldwide)

Institution type

Faculty of Business and Economics

Academic Programs

Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Language of instruction

French and English


February (Spring Semester) and September (Fall Semester)

Additional Programs

Executive Education, Executive MBA


> 17.5 years old


120+ Nationalities


3, 300+ Students in Lausanne Campus

14, 000 Alumni

Number of programs

2 Bachelor's programs
9 Master's programs

Application fee

200 CHF

annual tuition

1, 060 CHF

Joining our Faculty means joining an institution of incomparable influence. We are currently one of the top management schools in the world, and our ambition is to consolidate this position even further.