Université de Genève
Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin and Theodore de Beze, the University of Geneva (UNIGE, www.unige.ch) is the third largest Haute école in Switzerland and is amongst the top 60 best universities in the world. The institution enjoys worldwide recognition and is highly open to the world. Every year the University welcomes more than 16000 students in its nine faculties teaching science, medicine, humanities, economics and management, social sciences, law, theology, psychology and educational sciences, translation and interpreting. The University of Geneva has three missions : education, research and knowledge sharing. The University has been a member of the League of European Research-intensive Universities since 2002.