Welcome to FMEL housing portal


The FMEL owns and operates over 3,300 furnished rooms and studios for students of the University of Lausanne, EPFL and HES Vaud on and around the Lausanne campus. The opening of the Vortex directly on the University campus this summer, will considerably increase capacity in offering 828 rooms and studios.

This accommodation will be posted on our reservation portal during office hours as follows:

  • On 4 June for rental start dates 1 August
  • On 16 June for rental start dates 16 August
  • On 1 July and 16 July for rental start dates 1 September

It is not possible to rent a whole flatshare together with friends. FMEL rents only individual accommodation.



For students enrolled at HEIG-VD in Yverdon, several rooms are still available at Residence Staehli.

Bookings can be made at any time on the web portal. In order to finalize your reservation, please proceed with the payment of the security deposit without delay.






The fourth and last rental session is now closed, as all accommodation has been booked

Before you book!

Please note the following prior to commencing your application:

  • Only the private email address of the TENANT must be used to register (not that assigned to you by your university or school)

  • A photo ID or passport scan is required during the booking process

  • Rooms become available on this reservation portal 2 months prior to the contract start date only

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Make the FMEL your home - a friendly, comfortable, and stimulating place to live.