Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science

General Content

The study of forensic science (forensics and criminalistics) provides a complex and interdisciplinary scientific training which includes, in addition to the specific subject matter, experimental scientific subjects such as physics, biology, mathematics and, above all, chemistry, as well as an important component of disciplines in the area of humanities (criminal law, criminology), medicine (forensic medicine) and electronic engineering (IT, imaging). The proportion of laboratory work is very high in relation to courses and seminars.

Practical Information

Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration
School of Criminal Justice

Degree Awarded
Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Forensic Science

ECTS Credits

6 semesters

Teaching Language

Enrolment deadline
30 April. If you require a visa to study in Switzerland: 28 February.

Further information
Course description

Study Options After the Bachelor's Degree

Subject to changes.
The French version prevails. Only the official texts should be considered binding.
Last update: 25 October 2022

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Further information

Ecole des sciences criminelles

Université de Lausanne
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1015 Lausanne


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