The 9th UNICA GREEN Workshop: "Sustainable lifestyles - What role can universities play?", will be hosted by the University of Lausanne, 6-8 March 2019, and will focus on promoting sustainable lifestyles within university campuses.

The Workshop will focus on the topic of lifestyles and behaviour change in order to promote more sustainable lifestyle. Through best practise exchanges and practical workshops, participants would learn more about this topic and about tools to improve to everyday practices. This will also be the opportuniy to host the "Green your University Award" ceremony.

The Workshop is mainly aimed at Sustainability/Environmental Coordinators and Vice-Rectors responsible for the implementation of institutional sustainability strategy from UNICA Member Universities and UNICA GREEN partner institutions.

DOWNLOAD THE PROGRAMME (version as of 16 January 2019)

Participants are kindly invited to fill out the workshop registration form and the form to choose one of the parallel sessions on 8 March and the options for the social programme.

Deadline for submission of both forms: 28 February 2019.

PARTICIPATION FEES (for non-UNICA member universities only)

The participation is free of charge for:

  • Representatives of UNICA member universities
  • Speakers, Chairs, and Guest Exhibitors
  • Persons supporting the Workshop organisation (e.g. Workshop assistants, student volunteers)

Other participants:

  • General fee full workshop: €150
  • General fee one day: €75
  • Fee for students: Full workshop €25 - one day €12,50

The invoice for the participation fee will be sent to you in a few days following the confirmation of your registration. Please make sure to transfer your participation fee indicating your last name in the transfer title before 20 February 2019. Your registration to the Workshop will be valid only if the fee is fully paid.

The University of Lausanne has kindly pre-booked a number of rooms for the participants in the hotels below for the nights 6 to 7 March 2019 and 7 to 8 March 2019.
The participants should make their reservations directly to the hotels and ask specially if extra nights are needed.

The room rates indicated below are valid until the booking deadline: 31 January 2019.

HOTELS' LOCATION: Hotel Starling is near the campus, Hotel AuLac near the lake and the Victoria Hotel is near the train station

Starling Hotel at EPFL
Rte Cantonale 31, 1025 Saint-Sulpice

BOOKING: Book through the following link:

* Double Room single occupancy: CHF 160.-
* Double Room double occupancy: CHF 190.-
* Stay tax /night/ person: CHF 3.50.-
* Lausanne Transport Card included

* How to reach the hotel: From Lausanne train station, take the m2 until "Flon" (Direction Lausanne-Croisette) and then the m1 until "EPFL"
* How to reach the workshop: by walking (the hotel is located near the campus - walking distance about 1km)

Hotel AuLac
Place de la Navigation 4, 1006 Lausanne

BOOKING: Please make your reservation on line at
using the promotion code:UNICAGREEN

Single occupany room:
- Lake side CHF 165.-
- City side à CHF 145.-
Stay tax /night/ person: CHF 3.10.-

* How to reach the hotel: The Hotel Aulac is located near the Lake Geneva, only 5 minutes from the Lausanne train station (by metro M2) and 10 minutes from the city centre “FLON” (by metro M2).
* How to reach the workshop: metro M2 until "Flon" and then metro M1 until « UNIL-Sorge »

Hotel Victoria
Avenue de la Gare 46 - 1001 Lausanne

BOOKING: please write at and mention the UNIL UNICA Green Workshop

Double Room single occupancy : CHF 192.-
Stay tax /night/ person : CHF 3.50.-

* How to reach the hotel: The Hotel Victoria is near Lausanne train station across the street on your right.
* How to reach the workshop: metro M2 until "Flon" and then metro M1 until « UNIL-Sorge »

For more information about the workshop, please contact Laura Brossico (UNICA Secretariat):