University of Geneva or Université de Genève (EUG) - public higher education institution in Switzerland. EUG began its activity in 1559. University of Geneva has an urban campus in Geneve.

University ranking. University of Geneva is in top 5 universities of Switzerland according to the national rankings. University of Geneva is one of the oldest and most renowned universities of Switzerland. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. It is famous for: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Chemistry». The university is among the top 200 in the quality of education.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process is based on the certificate of previous education provided by the applicant and academic performance. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. 1,500 USD/год. The master’s degree will cost an applicant about USD per an academic year. On the official website ( of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. University of Geneva is average in size with a capacity of 16 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. Today, about the quarter of all students are foreigners. The university employs 1600 teachers and professors. Многие преподаватели University of Geneva - иностранные специалисты. The university participates in a variety of international exchange programs between students and academic staff. The university is present on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of EUG. The university has a dedicated library. It belongs to the European University Association (EUA) and is also a member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), Coimbra Group, International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU).
Ranking   61   4
Université de Genève
Country Switzerland
City Geneve
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,008 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 1,008 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 1,091 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 1,091 USD/year.
Living expenses $1,541 -2,612 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1559
Abbreviation EUG
Teachers 1,690
Students 15,413
Foreigners 40%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
• European University Association (EUA)
• League of European Research Universities (LERU)
• Coimbra Group
• International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
World ranking 61
Country ranking 4
Academic Reputation 143
Quality of teaching 239
International Faculty 29
International Students 27
Citations per Faculty 72
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 163
Engineering and Technology 380
Life Sciences and Medicine 63
Natural Science 99
Social Sciences and Management 220
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 41
Physics 51
Chemistry 151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 61
QS World University Rankings 89
ARWU Academic Ranking 58
Cost of living in Geneve
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 825 1,028
Food 437 808
Transportation 56 273
Communications and utilities 127 150
Clothing 37 136
Sports and leisure 59 217
Total 1,541 2,612
Accommodation in Geneve USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 833
Shared room in city centre 1,039
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 1,163
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 1,391
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة جنيف
German University of Geneva
Spanish Universidad de Ginebra
French Université de Genève
it Università di Ginevra
Japanese ジュネーヴ大学
Korean 제네바대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Genebra
Russian Университет Женевы
Chinese 日内瓦大学
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