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University of Geneva Ranking 2017

The University of Geneva ranking in the GPA system is Top 50 / Tier 2.

There are several universities using “Geneva” in the name, in part because of the immediate name recognition and reputation effect associated with the Swiss city. Geneva is a major international center owing to the presence of many international organizations including the United Nations. The University of Geneva is the original university, established in 1559 by the Christian Protestant reformer John Calvin. At least 40% of the students come from foreign countries.

The institution had a understated web presence which affected perception and GPA ranking.

University of Geneva ranking

Other Agencies providing University of Geneva Ranking information:

  • QS World University Ranking (2015–16) 68
  • THE World University Ranking (2015–16) 131
  • GPA World’s Top 50 Ranking (2016) Included in Top 50 as Tier 2

Additional information: Institutional History

  • The University of Geneva (French: Université de Genève) is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin, as a theological seminary and law school.[1] It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a center for Enlightenment scholarship. In 1873, it dropped its religious affiliations and became officially secular.[2] Today, the university is the second-largest university in Switzerland by number of students.

Additional information: Tuition Fees

The University of Geneva is – like all Swiss Universities – a public institution. The fees for one semester amount to 500 CHF plus an administration fee of 65 CHF.

Students registering through an exchange program between their home university and the University of Geneva do not pay any tuition fees.


University of Geneva web site: http://www.unige.ch/

THE (Times of Higher Education) ranking: https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings