UNIGE Research Fields

The UNIGE is a generalist University attaching great importance to the unity between teaching and research. It leads research in all teaching domains. This  wide spectrum of research areas ensures an almost universal scientific expertise which allows the UNIGE to answer the multiple challenges of the current world. Here is an outline of the research domains distributed in our faculties, institutes and interfaculty centers :

From Astronomy to Mathematics through Biology

Anthropology and ecology | AstronomyBiochemistry | Cell Biology |  Molecular Biology | Botany and Plant Biology | Inorganic, Analytical and Applied Chemistry | Organic Chemistry | Physical Chemistry | Geology and Paleontology | Informatics | Mathematics | Mineralogy |  Applied Physics | Condensed Matter Physics | Nuclear and Corpuscular Physics | Theoretical Physics |  Environmental Natural Sciences | Pharmaceutical Sciences | Genetics and Evolution  

-> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Science

Basic Medical Sciences, Clinical Medical Sciences and Public Health

Anesthesiology, pharmacology and intensive care | Bioinformatics | Structural Biology and Bioinformatics | Dental medicine | Surgery | Biomedical Ethics | Geriatrics | Obstetrics and Gynaecology | History of Medicine and Health | Genetic Medicine and Development | Internal Medicine | Social and Preventive Medicine | Microbiology and Molecular Medicine | Clinical Neuroscience and Dermatology | Basic Neurosciences | Pathology and Immunology | Paediatrics | Cellular Physiology and Metabolism | Psychiatry | Radiology and Medical Informatics | Community and Health Medicine | Sciences of Movement and Sports Medicine

-> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Medicine

History, Linguistics and Philosophy

History of Arts and Musicology | General History | German Language and Literature | English Language and Literature | French and Latin Mediaeval Literature and Language | Modern French Language and Literature | Slavic, Oriental and Mediterranean Language and Literature | Romance Language and Literature | Linguistics | Philosophy | Antiquity Sciences

-> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Humanities

From Economy to Sociology through Geography

Applied Economy | Demographic Studies and Life Trajectories | Economics | Economic History | Knowledge Engineering and Space Logic | Gender Studies | Geography and Environment | Management | Political Sciences and International Relations |Sciences of Communication, Medias and Journalism | Services Science | Statistics | Socioeconomy | Sociology | Social and Political Research |

-> See also the page "research" of the Facullty of Economic and Social Sciences

The Law in all its Forms

Private International Law | Civil Law | Commercial Law | Public Law | Criminal Law | Public International Law | Labour and Social Security Law | History of the Law and the Legal and Political Doctrines

-> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Law

History of Religions and Ethics

History of Religions | History of Christianity | History of the Reformation | Biblical Sciences | Ethics and Systematics

             -> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Protestant Theology


Psychology and Education

Learning and Educative Practices | Cultures, Organisations and Practice | Didactics | Methodology | Adult Education | Affective Psychology | Clinical Psychology | Cognitive Psychology | Developmental Psychology | Social Psychology | Learning and Teaching Technologies

-> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

Translation and Interpreting

Interpretation | Translation | Translation Technology

-> See also the page "research" of the Faculty of Translation and Interpreting

Innovative interdisciplinary research projects are also carried out in our  institutes and interfaculty centers:

Computer Sciences Centre
Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Gerontology and Vulnerability
Institut d'histoire de la Réformation
Institute for Environmental Sciences
Neuroscience Center
Interfaculty Center for Affective Sciences
Institute of Genetics and Genomics
Centre universitaire de bioinformatique
Geneva Finance Research Institute
Maison de l'histoire
Institute for Biomedical Ethics
Global studies Institute
Institut universitaire de formation des enseignants