Why Geneva?

Swiss European Mobility Program

In the framework of the Swiss European Mobility Program (SEMP), the federal government, through Movetia, makes it possible and provides funding for EU students to participate in internships at the University of Geneva

 

Conditions of participation :     

  • The Academic Exchange Office only provides financing for the internship. The prospective intern must identify aUNIGE researcher who is willing to supervise his or her research. This request may also be made directly by the UNIGE professor who would be supervising the intern during the internship / research.
  • This internship must be recognized by the home University (either by the granting of ECTS credits or by being mentioned in the diploma supplement or transcript of studies).
  • The academic supervisor must be able to ensure that the University will recognize the internship (exchange coordinator, programme director, academic advisor, dean).
  • The duration of the internship must be a minimum of 2 full months, and the maximum is 12 months.
  • A tripartite internship agreement beetween UNIGE, the host unit, and the student must be submitted to the Academic Exchange Office at least three months before the beginning of the internship

 

Once the agreement has been submitted, the student will receive from the Academic Exchange Office a personalized email message with an access code and a link permitting him or her to register online for the internship.

Grant / Financing
The financing offered by Movetia is CHF 440.- per month for the 2020-2021 academic year. All financing from Movetia is subject to complete an accurate documentation.