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.
Course in Geneva
02 Feb – 04 Nov 2022
Uni Carl Vogt