HESAV – School of Health Sciences

Situated in the heart of the Lausanne University Hospital Complex, the HESAV offers degree-level courses focused on professional practice.

First degrees are available in 4 different fields:
• Nursing
• Physiotherapy
• Medical radiology
• Midwifery
The school incorporates an interprofessional dimension into its teaching and contributes to Master’s degrees in these sectors, organised jointly by the University of Lausanne and the HES-SO (University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland).

HESAV also offers continuous training and post-graduate qualifications to meet the needs of professional practice environments.

An emphasis on mobility: with its numerous agreements worldwide, HESAV actively encourages international mobility among its students, allowing them to develop their intercultural skills through summer schools, internships and study periods abroad.

Research into health: HESAV undertakes disciplinary and interdisciplinary research activities that reinforce the specific scientific foundations necessary to improve professional practice, the general health of the population and even the health and social system itself. Based on its key areas of expertise, HESAV provides services to third parties and information to the public in terms of care, community health and prevention.

A benchmark facility: with its lively and dynamic campus, expert teaching staff, research activities and numerous partnerships, HESAV is a reference in the field of health, both nationally and internationally.


HESAV – School of Health Sciences
Avenue de Beaumont 21
CH-1011 Lausanne

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