The Physics Section

The Physics Section at the University of Geneva provides a lively environment where students, lecturers and researchers meet on a daily basis and work closely together.

The level of research and teaching in the Physics Section is excellent, and is highly competitive in Switzerland, Europe and across the world. UNIGE is currently in 58th position worldwide (out of 20,000) in the University of Shanghai’s classification (2019), and the physics Section as a standalone is ranked in 40st place. Thanks to the outstanding quality of research at world level, the university offers a highly international and open environment, where the atmosphere is conducive to discussion and debate and generating innovative ideas.

The teaching programmes run by the Physics Section offer a comprehensive range of specialisations, with a particular focus on new applications of fundamental physics.


Agenda of the physics Section

  • SéminaireThe PTOLEMY project: from an idea to a real experiment to detect the Cosmological Relic Neutrinos

    16.10.2019 11:15 – 12:15 / Ecole de Physique / Quai Ernest-Ansermet 24 1211 Genève 4 Grand Auditoire A

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  • SéminaireChaos in the butterfly cone

    17.10.2019 14:00 – 15:00 / Ecole de Physique / Room 234

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  • SéminaireTopological phases in ferroelectric materials

    22.10.2019 13:00 – 14:30 / Ecole de Physique / Auditoire Stückelberg

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  • ColloqueHow fast can it run? - Microscopic Bounds on Macroscopic Theories - 

    08.11.2019 14:15 – 15:15 / Ecole de Physique / Salle Stueckelberg

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