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University of Geneva

1205 5 rue De-Candolle Genève View map
Switzerland
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Very High
16,684
Yes
1,779
6,304

Overview

Originally founded as a theological seminary and law school in 1959, the University of Geneva is considered to be one of the best 100 universities in the world. The third-largest university in Switzerland in terms of student numbers, it has a sizeable international population. Almost 40% of the university’s students come from abroad. The university is located in several buildings across Geneva as well as the nearby city of Carouge, with lectures given in six different locations.

University Highlights

Total students - 16,684

49%
51%

International students - 6,304

38%
62%

Total faculty staff - 1,779

1049
730

Total students - 16,684

49%
51%

International students - 6,304

38%
62%

Total faculty staff - 1,779

730
1049

Scholarships

Yes
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