Need help?

Need help ?

In a situation of conflict, crisis or any kind of personal distress, the first important action is to talk about it with someone supportive and non-judgmental. A colleague, a friend, or a professional counselor can listen and advise you on your situation, and on the next steps.


At UNIL, you can contact any of the following services or persons:

The Graduate Campus: or 021 692 21 29

The Association of PhD candidates and intermediate staff ACIDUL, or one of the faculty associations listed here.

Contact the Persons of Trust : 0800 800 303

Get psychological support

Contact the Human Resources

The Equal Opportunities Office (Bureau de l’égalité) or 021 692 20 59

Ask for a consultation at the health or 021 692 25 77

Go to the No Stress webpage (only in french)



For more information, please visite the website Help UNIL



External Ressources

The professor is in, by Karen L. Kelsky, PhD.

Cathy Sorbara, PhD, "7 Ways PhD Students And Academics Can Deal With Stress, Anxiety And Depression", Cheeky Scientist. Remember Your Value As A PhD.

David Gooblar, PhD, "4 Ideas for Avoiding Faculty Burnout", The Chronicle of Higher Education, Pedagogy Unbound, 3 April 2018.


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