Lausanne University Hospital

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Lausanne University Hospital
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Main hospital building of the Lausanne University Hospital.
Lausanne University Hospital is located in Switzerland
Lausanne University Hospital
Location Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°31′30″N 6°38′36″E / 46.524875°N 6.643273°E / 46.524875; 6.643273Coordinates: 46°31′30″N 6°38′36″E / 46.524875°N 6.643273°E / 46.524875; 6.643273
Affiliated university University of Lausanne
Emergency department Yes
Helipad Yes
Beds 1430[1]
Lists Hospitals in Switzerland

The Lausanne University Hospital (French: Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, CHUV), in Lausanne, is one of the five university hospitals in Switzerland.[2]

The Lausanne University Hospital is linked to the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne (UNIL).


Departments of the University Hospital of Lausanne:[3]

  • Department of Oncology (UNIL-CHUV)
  • Department of Obstetric Gynaecology and Medical Genetics
  • Department of the Musculoskeletal System
  • Department of Education and Research (UNIL-CHUV)
  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Psychiatry, see also Hospital of Cery
  • Department of Medical Radiology
  • Department of Interdisciplinary Centres and Medical Logistics
  • Department of Laboratories
  • Department of Clinical Neurosciences (there is a Department of Fundamental Neurosciences at the University of Lausanne)
  • Department of Surgery and Anaesthesiology Services
  • Department of Hospital Logistics
  • Department of Community Medicine and Health

Main campus[edit]

The University Hospital of Lausanne is located in Lausanne, close to the centre of the city. It is served by the Lausanne Metro Line 2, from the "CHUV" station.[4]

Other sites[edit]

The Center for Immunology and Infection Lausanne (CIIL), UNIL-CHUV, in Épalinges, in the 2007.

Some laboratories are located in Épalinges (north of Lausanne), on a campus shared with the University of Lausanne and the Biopôle.

The Hospital of Cery, the psychiatric hospital of the University Hospital of Lausanne, is located in Prilly, in the urban area of Lausanne.


The University Hospital of Lausanne publish In vivo, a free magazine aimed at a large audience (general public). It is produced by the Swiss media agency Large Network and published in French an English.

Associated institutions[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Le CHUV en chiffres (page visited on 7 January 2013).
  2. ^ Le CHUV en bref (page visited on 8 October 2011).
  3. ^ (French) Les entités du CHUV, (page visited on 5 September 2013).
  4. ^ Map of the hospital campus, (page visited on 5 September 2013).
  5. ^ Center for Biomedical Imaging (page visited on 2 October 2011).
  6. ^ Institut universitaire romand de santé au travail (page visited on 1 October 2011).
  7. ^ Centre universitaire romand de médecine légale (page visited on 3 June 2012).

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