General information

Research and teaching activities of the laboratory take place at two locations.

LASTRO at Observatory de Sauverny
LASTRO research activities are spread over two locations including the Astronomical Observatory of Sauverny near Geneva. Credit: A.Crawford

Research and advanced teaching

Laboratoire d’Astrophysique
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Observatoire de Sauverny
CH – 1290 Versoix

Physically, the Observatory is located between Versoix and Sauverny (15 km north of Geneva), chemin des Maillettes 51.

A shuttle service between Versoix train station and Sauverny Observatory is provided. See information shuttle.

Also check public bus line U from Versoix station Stop “observatoire”


LASTRO Cubotron
LASTRO education and research activities take place at the Cubotron building on the EPFL campus in Lausanne

Undergraduate teaching

EPFL Campus, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland Faculty of Basic Sciences, Institute of Physics

BSP “Cubotron” building

Secretariat at EPFL Campus, office 608 BSP

Wednesdays 9:30 – 5pm

Tel +41 21 693 04 63