Established in 1835, the Université de Genève (University of Geneva) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Geneva (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Université de Genève (UNIGE) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Université de Genève (UNIGE) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 188-year-old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UNIGE also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
search the University of Geneva's website
|Name||University of Geneva|
|Name||Université de Genève|
|Founded||1835 Origins date back to 1559 as Academia Genevensis - Calvino|
|Motto||Post tenebras lux
Light after darkness
|Address||24, Rue du Général-Dufour
|Tel||+41 (22) 379 7111|
|Fax||+41 (22) 379 1134|
What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities? learn more
The following uniRank Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This uniRank table aims to help quickly identify the University of Geneva's academic range and degree level offering.
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's courses and programs with the uniRank Search Engine
What are University programs and courses? learn more
Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form at the end of this page to submit a list of Université de Genève's programs and courses. If you are an official representative of this university you can also claim and update this entire university profile free of charge (UPDATE ALL).
Yearly tuition refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study... learn more
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's tuition fees with the uniRank Search Engine
Admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer... learn more
uniRank publishes below an overview of the most important information about the University of Geneva's admission policy and statistics.
uniRank publishes below some basic admission information for the University of Geneva.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has the University of Geneva a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
The University of Geneva's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's admission policy with the uniRank Search Engine
University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why... learn more
Overall, the importance of university size and profile can vary depending on the student's individual goals, beliefs and priorities. It is important to consider these factors along with other important criteria, such as academic programs, location, cost and university culture.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for the University of Geneva.
The University of Geneva has a student enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).
The University of Geneva is a public higher education institution.
The University of Geneva is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
The University of Geneva does not have any religious affiliation.
What are University facilities and services and what facilities and services does the University of Geneva offer? learn more
uniRank provides below an overview of the facilities and services offered by the University of Geneva.
This institution has a physical Library for its students.
This institution provides on-campus residences or dormitories and/or off-campus accommodation to its students.
This institution has sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution offers one or more types of financial aid (i.e. scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid, etc.) for eligible students.
This institution provides study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This higher education institution offers a distance learning mode for some programs or courses.
This institution provides students with guidance and support in their academic pursuits.
This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's facilities and services with the uniRank Search Engine
There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... learn more
uniRank provides, for each University, the name of the organization that has officially granted institutional legal recognition or accreditation. For some Universities uniRank also provides a list of programmatic or specialized accreditations that, however, might be not complete or up-to-date.
The University of Geneva is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Not available; please use the Feedback/Error report form at the end of this page to submit a list of Université de Genève's official programmatic or specialized accreditations. If you are an official representative of this university you can also claim and update this entire university profile free of charge (UPDATE ALL).
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's accreditations with the uniRank Search Engine
University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... learn more
Overall, university memberships and affiliations can provide a range of benefits for Universities and its stakeholders (students, faculty and staff), including collaboration and networking opportunities, access to resources, quality assurance, recognition, reputation and internationalization.
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Université de Genève 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following... learn more
Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Université de Genève 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's faculties or academic divisions with the uniRank Search Engine
Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.
Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in Switzerland
Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine
Explore rankings and reviews of all recognized Universities in Europe by country
We appreciate your feedback and error reports. University of Geneva's official representatives can claim this institution and request to update this entire university profile free of charge by clicking on UPDATE ALL
Site last updated: Sunday, 4 June 2023
Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? learn more
Overall, social media can provide valuable insights to prospective students and other stakeholders into the University of Geneva's profile and level of engagement.
uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Geneva's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.
University of Geneva's Facebook page review
University of Geneva's Twitter page review
University of Geneva's YouTube channel review
University of Geneva's Instagram page review
University of Geneva's main LinkedIn profile
Tip: search for the University of Geneva's online or distance education courses with the uniRank Search Engine