Emmanuel Reynard
Full professor

University of Lausanne
Institute of geography and sustainability
Mouline - Géopolis 3208
CH-1015 Lausanne
Phone +41 21 692 3065


Geography: Milieu, Space, Territory (Bachelor, première année)

Integrated course of introduction to Geography with other colleagues geographers on the main concepts in Geography (natural and human systems).

16 hours, Fall Semester.

Analyses in Physical Geography (Bachelor, première année)

Practical exercises in Physical Geography. Three types of data – climatic, hydrologic and topographic – are analyzed and several types of documents (maps, aerial photographies, statistical data) are studied.

2h / week, Spring Semester

Geomorphology (Bachelor, deuxième partie)

Introductory course of geomorphology, studying the main geomorphological processes active at the surface of the Earth and the associated landforms.

2h / week, Fall Semester

Mountain Geomorphology (Bachelor, deuxième partie)

Course with Christophe Lambiel. 5-day fieldtrip on the main geomorphological processes active in Switzerland (Jura, Molassic Basin, Alps). 

5-day fieldtrip, Spring Semester.

Water management (Bachelor, deuxième partie)

Systemic analysis of water management in Switzerland and in the World, by the study of three subsystems (resources, uses, management).¨

2 h / week, Spring Semester

Planning and protection of the Alps (Master)

Study of the main issues concerning the management, planning and protection of the Alps. Courses and field trip.

2h / week, Fall Semester

5-day Fieldtrip, Spring Semester (in 2017, Romanian Carpaths)

Territorial resources (Master)

Course on the development, at the scale of territories, of various types of territorial resources (heritage, landscape, tourism). Course and seminar.

2h / week, Fall Semester

Geomorphosites and geoconservation (Master)

Integrated course (theoretical and practical) on the methods for evaluating, mapping and managing the geomorphological heritage.

Block Course (20h) and Fieldtrip (3 jours), Spring Semester

Various courses (Formation continue)

Teaching in courses for tourist guides (landscape, geosites), for Secondary school teachers (geomorphology, water management, risks) and for Chinese managers (project SSMTP4SD, HEC Lausanne; course on environmental sustainability).