University of Geneva

University of Geneva

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Geneva, Switzerland French and English Open to All Faculties


Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is dedicated to teaching, research and dialogue with society. With more than 17,000 students of some 150 different nationalities, it is Switzerland’s second largest university, and on of the top 100 universities worldwide.

Its faculty, are internationally acclaimed, and have earned multiple European Research Council Grants as well as important distinctions including the Fields Medal in mathematics and the Vicktor Ambartsumian International Prize in astrophysics.

Important Information:

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Special Note: This school is also a member of the EuroScholars program, a unique research abroad program designed for advanced and talented undergraduate students from US and Canadian institutions looking for an international research experience in Europe.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September - February February - June

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

University of Genera International Office

Boulevard du Pont d’Arve 40 – 1211
Geneva 4 – Switzerland

Incoming Students Coordinator

Claire Giordano
Email: Claire.Giordano [at]

Phone: +41 22 379 89 73




The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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