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University of Geneva (UNIGE)

Geneva, Geneva
US News 88
Times Higher Education 135
QS World University 110
Shanghai 59
About University
It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin as a theological seminary and law school. It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a centre for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular.Today, the university is the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students.In 2009, the University of Geneva celebrated the 450th anniversary of its founding.Almost 40% of the students come from foreign countries.
Type Of University Public–Unspecified
Established Year 1559
Degree Offered Masters
Admission Session Fall, Spring
Estimated Expenses(Per Year)
Rent600 CHF  ( 41,136 INR Approx)
Food600 CHF  ( 41,136 INR Approx)
Transportation45 CHF  ( 3,085 INR Approx)
Other Fee100 CHF  ( 6,856 INR Approx)
Health Insurance80 CHF  ( 5,485 INR Approx)
Clothing and Laundry250 CHF  ( 17,140 INR Approx)
Total1,675 CHF  ( 114,838 INR Approx)
Male Female Ratio 39 : 61
All Students 17,000
International Students

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University website
Size of University Medium
University Setting City
Major City Lyon
Nearest Airports Geneva (10 Miles)
Geographic Region Not Available
University Address 1211 Geneva 4 , Geneva, 1209
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