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University of Geneva

4.2 out of 5 (72 ratings / 14 reviews) Genève, Switzerland
Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva is dedicated to thinking, teaching, dialogue and research. With 16’500 students of more than 150 different nationalities, UNIGE offers more than 500 programmes (including 129 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes, 80 doctoral programmes) and more than 300 continuing education programmes covering an extremely wide variety of fields.

Short Courses

Law (5)
Social Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (2)
Humanities (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

Education

UNIGE offers UNIGE offers more than 500 programmes (including 129 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes, 80 doctoral programmes) and more than 300 continuing education programmes covering an extremely wide variety of fields: exact sciences, medicine, humanities, social sciences, law, etc. Its domains of excellence in research include life sciences (molecular biology, bio-informatics), physics of elementary particles, and astrophysics. UNIGE is also host and co-host to seven National Centres of Competence in Research: Frontiers in Genetics, MaNEP, PlanetS, SwissMap, Chemical Biology, Synaptic Bases of Mental Diseases and LIVES-Overcoming vulnerabilities in a life course perspective. 

 

Research

To pursue the acquisition of fundamental knowledge through research. Where a research field may lead to practical spin-offs, the University supports the related applied research. The University is involved in most cutting-edge sectors and has been active in multi- and interdisciplinary research for several years

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
59 1
2017
60 71
2016
131
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
88
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
108 -10
2018
98 -3
2017
95
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
135 -5
2018
130
2017
-
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.

Services

Housing services

We provide different types of accommodation, such as individual bedrooms with access to communal kitchen and bathroom facilities, individual bedrooms in shared apartments for 2 to 7 people, and studio apartments, totalling 675 beds.