Universities in Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva
3 out of 5
  • Universities in Geneva
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
22
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Geneva
  • (17 institution and 5 subject rankings)
16
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Geneva
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Geneva, Switzerland

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Geneva
  • 15 Dec, 2021: New edition of URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance. in position #133.
  • 24 Nov, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education. University of Geneva achieves position 172.
  • 25 Oct, 2021: US News: Best Global Universities updated with University of Geneva in position 101.
  • 20 Oct, 2021: NTU ranking published most recent results of NTU by Subject (Economics & Business). Includes 19 universities from Geneva.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Geneva

Physics
#18 
University of Geneva
Classics & Ancient History
#27 
University of Geneva
Dentistry
#29 
University of Geneva
Art & Design
#51 
Geneva School of Art and Design | la Haute école d'art et de design - Genève
Mathematics
#51 
University of Geneva
Biotechnology
#76 
University of Geneva
Linguistics
#79 
University of Geneva
Law
#101 
University of Geneva
Agricultural Sciences
#201 
University of Geneva
Education
#201 
University of Geneva

Rankings of universities in Geneva, Switzerland 2022

#1

University of Geneva

  • #7 
  • #197 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 02 September, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #105 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 08 June, 2021]
  • #4 
  • #101 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 25 October, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (249 reviews)
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  • #159 
  • #160 
Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings
[Published 14 September, 2021]
  • #290 
  • #544 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #238 
  • #121 
Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only)
[Published 11 November, 2021]

#3

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (160 reviews)
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  • #15 
  • #1977 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]


#4

Geneva School of Art and Design | la Haute école d'art et de design - Genève

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (82 reviews)


#5

International University in Geneva


Geneva Key Facts for International Students

Population: 184000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: Geneva, Geneva

Living costs for students in Geneva:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 125* (25% more expensive than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 115* (15% more expensive than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 110* (10% more expensive than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 6.55 CHF
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type J
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Michel Mayor (University of Geneva, 2019)
 
Didier Queloz (University of Geneva, 2019)
 
Georges Charpak (CERN, 1992)
 
Jack Steinberger (CERN, 1988)
 
Carlo Rubbia (CERN, 1984)
 
Simon van der Meer (CERN, 1984)
 

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University of Geneva ranks #1 in Geneva in our meta ranking composed of 102 university rankings.

Among all universities in Geneva University of Geneva is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 20 rankings where University of Geneva is listed.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Social Studies & Humanities (Classics & Ancient History). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

Geneva School of Art and Design | la Haute école d'art et de design - Genève is ranked best in Geneva for Arts Visual & Performing (Art & Design). See all rankings for the Geneva School of Art and Design | la Haute école d'art et de design - Genève.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Mathematics (Mathematics). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Engineering (Biotechnology). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Languages & Literature (Linguistics). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Law (Law). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Education (Education). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

University of Geneva is ranked best in Geneva for Computer Science (Computer Science). See all rankings for the University of Geneva.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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Kiplinger

Criteria used in ranking -Kiplinger's Best College Values:
Quality Criteria 55%
Cost Criteria 45%

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MONEY

Criteria used in ranking -MONEY Best Colleges:
Quality of education 33.33%
Affordability 33.33%
Outcomes 33.33%

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Payscale

Criteria used in ranking -Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only):
Ranking is based on ROI

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Criteria used in ranking -Payscale College Salary Report - Best Universities (Bachelors only):
Ranking is based on ROI

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities Europe:
Patent volume 11.11%
Patent success 11.11%
Global patents 11.11%
Patent citations 11.11%
Percent of patents cited / Patent citation impact 11.11%
Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Wallstreet Journal USA & THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education US College Rankings:
Outcomes 40% (employability)
Resources 30%
Engagement 20% (teaching)
Environment 10% (diversity)

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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