Unige

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24 Rue du Général-Dufour
1211 Genève 4

Phone

+41 22 379 7111

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www.unige.ch

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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.

Experts

Anthony Lehmann

Anthony Lehmann is the Vice-Director of the Institute for Environmental Sciences (ISE) at the University of Geneva.

Geraldine Pflieger

Geraldine Pflieger is the Director of the Institute of Environmental Science at the University of Geneva.

Jörg Balsiger

Jörg Balsiger is the Director of the Institute and Hub for Environmental Governance and Territorial Development at the University of Geneva.

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Laurence Boisson de Chazournes is a Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva.

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