Application for equivalencies (Bachelors'), admissioN to Master's programs, Complementary CertificateS and Doctoral programs

IMPORTANT : the following forms have to be filled in (and the files assembled) in addition to filling in the online application for enrollment and assembling the enrollment file. please check the complete procedure to make sure you follow all necessary steps for applying.

Application for equivalencies (Bachelor’s degree programs only)

If you are applying for a Bachelor's degree program, the application for equivalencies is optional, but it is the only way to receive equivalencies for previously-completed (or not) university-level studies.

Applications for equivalencies may only be submitted together with an enrollment application. The two applications will be decided upon separately. The application for equivalencies, processed at the faculty or institute level, is subordinate to the decision of the Admissions Office regarding enrollment eligibility.

Exceptions

  • Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI) : no equivalencies possible for Bachelor's degrees;
  • Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences (FPSE): equivalencies for Bachelor's degrees must be applied for with the Academic Advisor during the first three weeks of the semester;
  • Global Studies Institute: for the Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations (BARI), equivalencies are only granted for successful completion of specific courses; see the BARI rules and regulations.

Please note

  • Any omission or submission of inaccurate or falsified documents can lead to the definitive rejection of admission and/or dismissal from UNIGE;
  • No action shall be taken regarding incomplete files.

Application for admission to a Master's program

If you are applying to a Master's program, the completed application form, along with all required documentation, is required.

If you wish to apply to more than one master's program, complete one application form with all required documentation per master's program applied for and indicate all programs applied for on the enrollment application form (the one you printed out twice after filling it online). Exception: candidates applying to Masters' of Laws should only send one file as the admission requirements are similar for all masters'.

Exceptions: no admission file is required for those applying to the following programs/faculties/schools/institutes:

  • Master of Science in Neurosciences
  • Master of Science in Learning and Teaching Technologies (MALTT)
  • Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM)
  • Geneva School of Social Sciences (SDS)
  • Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI)
  • Global Studies Institute (GSI)
  • the University Institute of Teacher Education (IUFE)

Please note

  • Applications for admission to a Master's program may only be submitted together with an enrollment application. The two applications will be decided upon separately. The application for admission to Master's programs, processed at the faculty or institute level, is subordinate to the decision of the Admissions Office regarding enrollment eligibility;
  • Any omission or submission of inaccurate or falsified documents can lead to the definitive rejection of admission and/or dismissal from UNIGE;
  • No action shall be taken regarding incomplete files.

Application for admission to a Complementary certificate (CC)

If you are applying to the CC in Computer Science of the Faculty of Science, the CC of the Faculty of Theology, the CCin Special Education of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, and the CCs of the Geneva School of Social Sciences (except the CC in Geomatics), the completed application form, along with all required documentation, is required.

Please note

  • Applications for admission to a CC may only be submitted together with an enrollment application. The two applications will be decided upon separately. The application for admission to a CC, processed at the faculty or institute level, is subordinate to the decision of the Admissions Office regarding enrollment eligibility.
  • Any omission or submission of inaccurate or falsified documents can lead to the definitive rejection of admission and/or dismissal from UNIGE;
  • No action shall be taken regarding incomplete files.

Application to a Doctoral program

If you are applying to a doctoral program, the completed application form, along with all required documentation, is required.

Exceptions : no application form is required for doctoral programs from the following faculties:

  • PhD in Life Sciences of the Faculties of Science and Medicine
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Geneva School of Economics and Management (GSEM)
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Translation and Interpreting (FTI)

Please note

  • Applications for admission to a Doctoral program may only be submitted together with an enrollment application. The two applications will be decided upon separately. The application for admission to Doctoral programs, processed at the faculty or institute level, is subordinate to the decision of the Admissions Office regarding enrollment eligibility.
  • Any omission or submission of inaccurate or falsified documents can lead to the definitive rejection of admission and/or dismissal from UNIGE;
  • No action shall be taken regarding incomplete files.