University of Geneva UNIGE (Founder)

Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin and Théodore de Bèze, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is ranked among the 100 best universities in the world. It welcomes nearly 18,000 students in its nine faculties and fourteen inter-faculty centres and is constantly strengthening its links with international and non-governmental organisations present in Geneva, one of the world capitals of multilateralism. A member of the European League of Research Universities (LERU) since 2002, UNIGE pursues three goals: teaching, research and service to the city.

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