Studying in Lausanne

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Planning to study in Lausanne?

OMNES Education offers training courses at its CREA school in Lausanne.

Here are all the informations you need to know to best prepare your project.

Studies in Lausanne

Why study in Lausanne?

Switzerland is known for excellence in a variety of fields. One of the areas in which this country has an excellent command is education, particularly higher education.

In the country’s major cities, such as Lausanne, students can take advantage of high-level training courses . Furthermore, the schools in the city award diplomas that are recognized the world over.

Lausanne is also a city where culture comes first. In their free time, students can visit museums and other tourist attractions.

What studies to do in Lausanne?

In Lausanne, students can follow a variety of courses, including :

  • company management;
  • international relations ;
  • IT ;
  • engineering ;
  • hospitality;
  • finance.

As far as diplomas are concerned, upon completion of their studies in Lausanne, students can obtain a Bachelor’s and/or a Master’s degree.


Studying abroad is a great way to benefit from quality training, while discovering new destinations. One of the most popular countries for foreign students is Switzerland. The country is home to many student cities, such as Lausanne, with its numerous universities and campuses.


Where to stay in Lausanne during your studies?

The most popular housing solution is to rent a room in a student residence or on a campus. Places are limited, and applicants are selected on the basis of their applications.

Secondly, similar to student residences, student hostels are also very popular. These have the particularity of welcoming other publics in addition to students, and are more flexible in terms of access conditions.

Students can also rent a studio or apartment. By choosing to share, you can even obtain spacious, comfortable accommodation at a very attractive price.

Foreign Students

Do I need a visa to study in Lausanne?

As a reminder, Switzerland is an independent country of the European Union. Despite this, students from the European Union can study in the country’s cities without needing a visa.

For foreign students, however, a student visa is required to study in Switzerland. This document serves as both an entry ticket and a residence permit. It even allows foreign students to work legally, under certain conditions.

How do I enroll in a top school in Lausanne?

The application procedure is generally carried out online, for both European and foreign students. For the latter, however, establishments may require specific documents or even physical versions.

In most cases, institutions ask foreign applicants to send them :

  • equivalence of their diplomas;
  • translated versions of their diplomas or transcripts.

Admission criteria

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What are the specific criteria for studying in Lausanne?

To study in Lausanne, you first need to meet the admission requirements and prerequisites set by the universities.

Secondly, it’s essential to be fluent in the city’s main language, French. However, by mastering Italian, German and Romansh, students will also be able to communicate more easily with the local population.

It’s also worth remembering that Lausanne is one of Switzerland’s largest cities. And the cost of living is relatively high. To study there, you need to have the necessary financial resources.

Our schools

Does Omnes Education offer programs in its schools in Lausanne?

OMNES Education has 13 schools with an international presence, particularly in Europe. In Switzerland, and specifically in Lausanne, the group is represented by CREA.

The school’s range of training courses focuses mainly on the fields of communication and digital creation .

At its Lausanne site, the school offers students two courses of study:

  • Bachelor of Art Direction
  • Bachelor in web & applications development.

how to apply

How to apply to an Omnes Education Group school to study in Lausanne?

For foreign students living outside the European Union, registration for OMNES Education schools is exclusively online.

Specifically, applicants must go through an international admissions procedure accessible from the OMNES Education website.

Updated 29 January 2024