Organization Academic and Training Institutions
University of Geneva | UNIGE
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.
UNIGE offers more than 500 programmes (including 136 bachelor’s and master’s degree programmes, 87 doctoral programmes) and 343 continuing education programmes covering an extremely wide variety of fields: exact sciences, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and law, among others.
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.
Institute for Environmental Sciences
The Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) is an interfaculty institute of the University of Geneva, established in 2009. Five of the University’s faculties are involved in the Institute’s activities, which main functions are research and teaching in the many interconnected fields relating to the environment.
Anthony LehmannAnthony Lehmann is a professor at the Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) at the University of Geneva.
Daniel F. McGinnisDaniel F. McGinnis is an Associate Professor at the Aquatic Physics Department F.-A. Forel of the University of Geneva.
Geraldine PfliegerGeraldine Pflieger is the Director of the Institute of Environmental Science at the University of Geneva.
Jörg BalsigerJörg Balsiger is the Director of the Institute and Hub for Environmental Governance and Territorial Development at the University of Geneva.
Laurence Boisson de ChazournesLaurence Boisson de Chazournes is a Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva.
Mara TigninoMara Tignino is a Reader at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and the Lead Legal Specialist of the Platform for International Water Law at Geneva Water Hub.
Peter Bille LarsenPeter Bille Larson is Senior Lecturer and Associate Researcher, at the Environmental Governance and Territorial Development Institute and Department of Sociology, of the University of Geneva.
Sustainability Week Geneva 2023
20 – 24 Mar 2023
UNIGE, IHEID, Sustainability Week Switzerland
Droit international de l’eau douce
17 Apr – 04 Jun 2023
UNIGE, Geneva Water Hub
Course in Geneva
Science-Policy Interfaces for Environmental Solutions: Learning to Span Boundaries
03 – 07 Jul 2023
International Organizations Management