University of Lausanne

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University located in Lausanne, Switzerland

About University of Lausanne

According to Wikipedia, The University of Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland was founded in 1537 as a school of theology, before being made a university in 1890. The university is the second oldest in Switzerland, and one of the oldest universities in the world to be in continuous operation. As of fall 2017, about 15,000 students and 3,300 employees study and work at the university. Approximately 1,500 international students attend the university , which has a wide curriculum including exchange programs with world-renowned universities.

What Is University of Lausanne Known For?

University of Lausanne is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Lausanne's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Lausanne's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Lausanne's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Economics, and Psychology. Here are some of University of Lausanne's most famous alumni:

Benito Mussolini
Benito Mussolini
An Italian politician and journalist who founded and led the National Fascist Party.
Moritz Schlick
Moritz Schlick
A German philosopher .
Georges de Rham
A Swiss mathematician .
Jonas Savimbi
An Angolan political and military leader .
Sepp Blatter
A 8th President of the International Federation of Association Football.
Frank Wedekind
Frank Wedekind
A German playwright.
Alexandre Yersin
Alexandre Yersin
A Swiss and French physician and bacteriologist.
Jacques Dubochet
Jacques Dubochet
A Nobel prize winning Swiss chemist.
Galyani Vadhana
Galyani Vadhana
A Thai princess .
Hans Fischer
Hans Fischer
A German chemist.
Michel Mayor
Michel Mayor
A Swiss astrophysicist & Nobel laureate of Physics.
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld
A Spouse of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, prince-consort of the Netherlands .

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