Welcome Days SP23

Welcome at the University of Geneva !


Date: Friday 17 February 2023
Time: 8am - 12.30pm
Place: Uni Mail

Our ‘Welcome Days ’ event ensures that your arrival at the University of Geneva goes as smoothly as possible.

During this orientation day, you will receive extensive information regarding:

  • your exchange program, including practical information on residency permits, insurance, French classes, etc.;
  • computer tools required to take your classes;
  • special services made available to students by the University as part of the ‘Campus Life’ program.

Friday 17 February 2023, Uni Mail





8am – 8:30am


Distribution of welcome packs

Welcome words by Rector Yves Flückiger


8:30am – 10am








10am – 10:30am


10:30am – 11:40am


Mobility information session

Europe (SEMP) Students

Uni Mail, Room MR080

Extra-European Students (non-SEMP)

Uni Mail, Room MR280

Swiss Mobility Students,

Uni Mail, Room MR030


Coffee Break

Student Services’ session

Uni Mail, Room MR080


11:40am – 12:30pm

Student ServicesBooths

Campus Life, Library, Centre d’impression, ESN…., Social and Health…

11:40am – 12:30pm



From 12.30pm


Permanence - Exchange Team

Ask your questions to your exchange academic coordinator

Uni Mail, Room MR080, Europe
Uni Mail, Room MR280, Extra-European Students (non-SEMP)

Lunch (voucher for a meal)

In addition

Friday, 17.02

      Campus tours (from 3pm), organized by Erasmus Student Network (ESN), by registration

Sunday, 19.02

      City tours (2pm), organized by Erasmus Student Network (ESN), by registration

From 20.02 to 02.03

      Visits of the UNIGE Library sites, by registration

      The collections of the UNIGE Library are organized into 4 sites:

      > Uni Arve (sciences II) for sciences,
      > Uni Bastions for literature and theology,
      > Uni CMU for medicine,
      > Uni Mail for humanities and social sciences.

Please note that no visit is planned for the Uni CMU site.


Date and Place


20 February, 9h15am, Uni Mail, Room M1170

Students CDT/CTL:
20 February, 12h15pm, Uni Mail, Room MR030



20 February, 18h15pm, Uni Dufour, Room U159

Ecole de langue et civilisation françaises

20 February, 10h15am-12hpm, Landolt, L503, Face-to-face interview

Economics and Management


21 February, 12h15pm, Uni Mail, Room M5290

Global Studies Institute


17 February, 12h15pm, Uni Mail, Room M2160

Social Sciences


20 February, 16h15pm, Uni Mail, Room M5393

Psychology and Educational Sciences


20 February, 14h15pm, Uni Mail, Room M2130

Translation and Interpretation


20 February, 8h15am, Uni Mail, Room M2140

For a successful digital start to the school year, the IT team will help you to solve your technical problems. In order to be ready for Welcome Days, we recommend that you prepare your IT accesses now.
You will be able to set up the 4 main IT services once at the university: Wi-Fi, Printing and scanning, VPN and Virtual Workstation/VDI with the help of the tutorials prepared especially for you.


Other useful information:

Student Life

Resources and services dedicated to your integration and the support of your student life. More information