Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is dedicated to thinking, teaching, dialogue and research. With 16’500 students of more than 150 different nationalities, it is Switzerland’s second largest university.
The University of Geneva belongs to the top 100 universities in the world and the top 20 universities in Europe.
(in the world)
|QS World University Rankings||2021||106||38|
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2021||149||63|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2020||59||19|
The average tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA are 1,000 CHF per year, ranging from 1,000 CHF to 1,000 CHF.
The average tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA are 1,000 CHF per year, ranging from 1,000 CHF to 1,000 CHF.
Tuition fees may vary for each study programme.
Notable alumni of the University of Geneva include Hans-Gert Pöttering (former President of the European Parliament), Manolo Blahnik (Spanish fashion designer), and Henri von Nassau (Grand Duke of Luxembourg).