University of Geneva

The University of Geneva translates into French as Université de Genève and is located in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland. Its acronym is UNIGE. It has over 14,000 students earning credits in fields including Administration, Astronomy, English, History, Law, Physics, Politics, Religion and Sociology.

The school was founded by John Calvin in 1559, and was a law school and theological seminary. In 1873, it became a secular university. As the second-largest college found in Switzerland, it is most well-known for its research and academic programs dealing with international relations. 

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Ranking #3
University Name University of Geneva
Name in Local Language Université de Genève
Acronym UNIGE
Year Established 1559


Address 24, Rue du Général-Dufour, Geneva, Genève, Switzerland
Phone +41 22 379 80 82
Fax +41 22 379 80 80
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