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.

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 prepared for you by our best chefs and MOFs. We invite you to this first mingling while enjoying some delicacies and wines.


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 on 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. TheForum of World Affairs is an annual speaker series, based on the WEF in Davos. The second edition of the FoWA is included in the SIHMUN conference and thus revolve around the tourism & hospitality theme.


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.


Wine Tasting

Settle yourself 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.

Watch Workshop

Ever wondered about the art of watchmaking? We will invite you to join us for an exclusive watchmaking workshop with our partner Baume & Mercier. You will have the chance to learn about the innovative, excellence and detail oriented world of watches.

Partnerships Fair

A Partnerships fair will be held to host all companies supporting and sponsoring SIHMUN, as well as to broaden your network. These companies include humanitarian organizations, the UN and influential companies. They will be present to explain the vast number of career opportunities available to students with a business and management degree.

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.

Visit of Chocolate Factory

Driven to Switzerland not only by SIHMUN but also its tradition for fine chocolate? We got your expectations covered with this fascinating trip to the chocolate factory of Maison Cailler. You will have the chance to see the procedures of chocolate production and gain chocolate knowledge you did not even know of.

Visit of Cheese Factory

Our history of cheese and the related dish Fondue date back to hundreds of years where all our expertise on the delicate making of Gruyere come from. Find yourself in the shoes of our cheesemakers and the difficult process of producing one of the worlds most famous cheeses.

Lausanne and Bar Hopping

Not only will we offer you educational and cultural events, but also give you the opportunity to enjoy the city of Lausanne and with it endless possibilities to interact in a more informal way with your fellow delegates. Throughout a bar crawl and our closing party, you will experience the night light life of Lausanne.

Dom Pérignon Concept Lunch

All Chairs of SIHMUN will have the exceptional opportunity to join us for a Dom Pérignon concept lunch in collaboration with Dom Pérignon and @domperignonlovers to guide you through their expertise of champagne and the Maison Honoré.

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 coolest clubs. Reveal the party lover in you and forget about the rest!