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 brought together our delegates for a night of endless culinary discoveries and opportunities to get to know students from around the world.

Opening Ceremony

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


Renowned world leaders, humanitarian workers and influential advocates were hosted to speak at the conference. They were 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 was included in the SIHMUN 2018 conference and revolved 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 led 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 on a trip through our Swiss culture. Our sponsors provided you with their most delicious and traditional dishes paired with perfect wines. Additionally, the music, show, and ambiance of this evening was unforgettable and represented the Swiss culture. 

Night Life

Work hard and play even harder. After an intensive week of debates, meetings and conferences, you showed us what you had left when it was time to rock! If you ever dreamed of partying in Switzerland with our beautiful people, you had your chance to dance until dawn in Lausanne’s White club. You could 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 took you to the outstanding exhibition at the Olympic Museum. You got to know the history of the world’s most famous sport tournament, the vast organization behind it and just experienced doing some little sport. Something not to be missed when staying in Lausanne.


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