University of Lausanne meets University of Padua


We look forward to welcoming you in Lausanne. This page offers some practical information about the event. It will be updated regularly.

Program and participants


The Agora Swiss Night hotel is at walking distance of Lausanne station (a few minutes), and close to the M2 line "Grancy" metro station.


The reception is open until 23:00. For late check-in, please ring at the interphone on the right of the entrance door, and the operator will open the door. The keys of the room and hotel information will be available on the reception desk.

Public transportation

The hotel will provide a free public transport pass valid for the whole duration of your stay. On your day of arrival the hotel reservation acts as a public transport pass.

Metro map

Access to UNIL

Pick-up from the hotel lobby will be organized on Thursday and Friday morning. Here is nevertheless access information:

From the Agora Swiss Night hotel, go to the M2 line "Grancy" station, and take a metro going up direction "Lausanne, Sallaz" or "Epalinges, Croisettes". Get off at the second stop "Lausanne-Flon", then change metro and take the M1 metro line direction "Renens gare". Get off 10 minutes later at the "UNIL-Chamberonne" station.


The meeting will take place in the Anthropole building, adjacent to the "UNIL-Chamberonne" metro station.

Room 1129 is located at the lower ground floor.

Campus map

UNIL wifi

Delegates can connect through:

  • Eduroam, if your institution belongs to this network
  • Guest-UNIL (password: UNIL2021)
  • Public-unil (SMS registration)

More info

Thursday dinner

Dinner on Thursday will take place at Brasserie de Montbenon. Pick up at the hotel lobby will be organized.


The Brasserie de Montbenon is at walking distance from the hotel (around 20 minutes), and a few steps away from the "Vigie" station of the M1 line.

Rules regarding coronavirus

Masks must be worn indoors, in public transportation, and in crowded pedestrian areas.

In the restaurants, masks can be only be removed once seated. Standing lunches are not allowed

Rules applicable in Switzerland

COVID-19 test

A COVID-19 rapid test is required for entry in Italia. UNIL staff will go with you to the test center Vidy Med.

The cost (CHF 30.-) has to be paid on site. Make sure to have cash or a bank card with you, as well as your passport or your ID.

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Mr Marc Pilloud

International Relations Office
University of Lausanne

+41 21 692 20 23