Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is dedicated to thinking, teaching, dialogue and research. With 16’000 students of more than 140 different nationalities, it is Switzerland’s second largest university.
UNIGE offers more than 280 types of degrees and more than 250 Continuing Education programs covering an extremely wide variety of fields: exact sciences, medicine and humanities. Its domains of excellence in research include life sciences (molecular biology, bio-informatics), physics of elementary particles, and astrophysics.
Located in the heart of the city, the UNIGE offers access via public transit to Geneva’s main attractions and famous sites.
The faculties at UNIGE are:
- Social Sciences
- Economics and Management
- Psychology and Educational Sciences
- Translation and Interpreting
- Interfaculty Centers and Institutes