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)
|Times Higher Education World University Rankings||2022||197||92|
|Shanghai Jiao Tong Academic Ranking of World Universities||2022||62||18|
|QS World University Rankings||2023||125||47|
The average tuition fees for students from the EU/EEA are 900 CHF per year, ranging from 900 CHF to 900 CHF.
The average tuition fees for students from outside the EU/EEA are 900 CHF per year, ranging from 900 CHF to 900 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).