University of Geneva Rankings

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In the World#135 of 14178
In Europe#31 of 2794
In Switzerland#3 of 23
In Geneva#1 of 2
In Physics#48 of 5,939

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
21%
Enrollment
17,744
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
unige.ch
Languages
French

Publications & Citations

Publications
63,142
Citations
3,241,851

University of Geneva majors

by publication count

Biology
10,232
Physics
9,471
Medicine
8,630
Chemistry
8,005
Psychology
4,766
Computer science
4,023
Materials science
2,593
Mathematics
2,379
Geology
1,562
Political science
1,393
Economics
1,120
Sociology
891
Geography
636
Business
626
Environmental science
617
Philosophy
575
Art
502
Engineering
484
History
220

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics42626,623
Philosophy874,766
Biology102996,782
History1512,906
Art1511,737
Chemistry170304,330
Psychology178210,150
Geology18755,850
Medicine235385,826
Computer science241114,230
Economics24539,045
Political science2529,943
Mathematics28065,091
Materials science30595,134
Geography31413,047
Environmental science31925,578
Sociology36216,504
Business51012,520
Engineering8307,617

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199060310949
199150612238
199250712577
199356813799
199462114529
199564316761
199676418843
199785423126
199890127509
199990031588
2000104734099
200195938209
2002102543489
2003110047722
2004116653918
2005130760452
2006150267569
2007148977457
2008165287719
2009199298899
20102133110210
20112352133144
20122593162286
20132710183861
20142928196026
20153085213528
20163227216658
20173235213972
20183243206350
20193463227148
20203663240825

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate21%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Maturité/ baccalauréat) or equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - December; February - June)
Enrollment17,744
Full time employee4,565
Student:staff ratio4:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$1,750$1,750
International students$1,750$1,750

University of Geneva has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
BachelorArts and Humanities, Computer Science, Economics, Educational Sciences, Law, Management, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Psychology, Social Sciences, Theology, Translation and Interpretation
MasterAdult Education, African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Central European Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Law, Classical Languages, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Dentistry, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Eastern European Studies, Economic History, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, English, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, European Studies, European Union Law, French, Gender Studies, Geography (Human), German, Germanic Studies, Greek (Classical), Health Sciences, Hispanic American Studies, History, Human Rights, International Law, International Studies, Italian, Japanese, Journalism, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Media Studies, Medicine, Medieval Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Musicology, Natural Sciences, Neurosciences, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Regional Planning, Russian, Social Sciences, Spanish, Special Education, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Teacher Training, Technology, Technology Education, Theology, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation
Doktorat/ Doctorat/ DottoratoAnthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Demography and Population, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Econometrics, Economic History, Economics, Educational Sciences, Environmental Studies, European Union Law, Finance, Fiscal Law, Gender Studies, Geography, Health Sciences, Home Economics, Human Rights, Journalism, Law, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Medicine, Neurosciences, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Science Education, Social Sciences, Sociology, Speech Therapy and Audiology, Statistics, Theology, Translation and Interpretation

General info

Alternative namesUNIGE
Université de Genève
Universität Genf
WikipediaUniversity of Geneva
AccreditationStaatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Academic structureFaculty of Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Social Sciences
Geneva School of Economy and Management
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Protestant Theology
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Translation and Interpretation
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association (EUA)
League of European Research Universities (LERU)
Coimbra Group
International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

Location and Contacts

Address24, Rue du Général-Dufour
Geneva, Geneva, 1211
Switzerland
City population202,000
Phone+41 (22) 379 7111
Fax+41 (22) 379 1134

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