Discover Lausanne, Switzerland’s fourth largest city which enjoys a blessed lakeside location. Renowned for its numerous schools of excellence you will meet people studying in many different fields from around the world. The medieval center is dominated by a grand Gothic cathedral, while the rest of the city boasts unique museums devoted to interests as diverse as Art Brut and the Olympics. You can be strolling the lakeshore in picturesque Ouchy or enjoy, day or night, the city center, an area of formerly derelict warehouses rejuvenated as a hip urban center with a cinema complex, art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and bars.

SIHMUN 2019 Activities Coming soon!

Take a look at last year’s unique activities

Gala Dinner

Indulge yourself in an evening of treats, drinks and entertainment. We will bring together our delegates for a night of endless culinary discoveries and opportunities to get to know students from around the world.

Opening Ceremony

You will have the opportunity to discover EHL’s sense of hospitality at our welcoming ceremony held in the United Nations Headquarters in Geneva. The opening ceremony ends with a cocktail in the Redcross Museum opposite the UN building, to mingle and network.


Renowned world leaders, humanitarian workers and influential advocates will be hosted to speak at the conference. They will be present during the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, during the FoWA, as well as during the speaker series every morning.

Forum of World Affairs

As an international university, EHL hosts students from more than 100 different countries and as tomorrow’s leaders; those students have a strong interest in global affairs. The Forum of World Affairs is an annual speaker series, inspired by the WEF in Davos. The second edition of the FoWA is included in the SIHMUN conference and revolves around the theme of tourism & hospitality.

Wine Tasting

Indulge in the prestigious oenology environment and let our experts take you on a journey of wine and champagne. Our qualified members will lead you through the development of various wines and the art of oenology to widen your understanding and explore new tastes.

The Red Cross Museum Visit

The museum allows visitors to comprehend three of todays biggest challenges by viewing topics from different perspectives: Defending Human Dignity (Gringo Cardia, Brazil), Restoring Family links (Diébédo Francis Kéré, Burkina Faso) and Reducing Natural Risks (Shigeru Ban, Japan).

Swiss Themed Dinner

Besides an elegant Gala Dinner, we want to take you an a trip through our Swiss culture. Our sponsors provide you with their most delicious and traditional wines paired with perfect wines. Additionally, the music, show, and ambiance of this evening is unforgettable and represents the Swiss culture. 

Night Life

Work hard and play even harder. After an intensive week of debates, meetings and conferences, show us what you have left when it is time to rock! If you ever dreamed of partying in Switzerland with our beautiful people, be ready to dance until dawn in Lausanne’s White club. Reveal the party animal inside of you and forget about the rest!

The Olympic Museum

Lausanne is the world’s Olympic Capital and in regards to the upcoming Olympic Games we will take you to the outstanding exhibition at the Olympic Museum. Get to know the history of the world’s most famous sport tournament, the vast organization behind it and may just experience doing some little sport. Something not to be missed when staying in Lausanne.


You certainly heard about Swiss virtue for hospitality and you will discover this is no myth! We want you to feel more than welcome and at home. After a long day of debates, enjoy the finest lodging of Lausanne nearby the shopping streets or the lake.