Entities

University of Geneva

University of Geneva

Acronym
UNIGE
Entity Type
Location
Founding Date
1559

The University of Geneva is the country’s second-largest university, with more than 16,500 students from 150 different nationalities. Although its undergraduate courses are taught primarily in French, the university also offers a number of master’s programs in English. Composed of nine faculties, the UNIGE offers nearly 300 degrees programs. It also boasts several interfaculty centers and offers a program in Environmental Studies.

  • UNIGE claims associations with 10 Nobel Prize winners. 
  • It boasts strong links with international organizations such as the World Health Organisation and the United Nations.
  • It also has partnerships with several global universities including Princeton University in the US, Yonsei university in South Korea, and the university of Sydney in Australia, with which student exchanges take place.