Welcome Session SP24

Welcome to the University of Geneva!


Date: Friday 16 February
Time: 8am - 12.30pm
Place: Uni Dufour

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.




8am – 8:30am


Distribution of welcome packs

Welcome words by Rector Yves Flückiger

8:30am – 10am


Mobility information session

Europe (SEMP) Students
Uni Dufour, Room U600

Extra-European Students (non-SEMP)
Uni Dufour, Room U300

Swiss Mobility Students,
Uni Dufour, Room U159


10am – 10:30am

Coffee Break

10:30am – 11:40am


Student Services’ session
Uni Dufour, Room U600

11:40am – 12:30pm

IT Support - take your laptop
Uni Dufour, Room U300/U600

Student ServicesBooths

Maison des Langues, Sports, Social and Health…

Velo cargo :
Information for e-process regristrations

Permanence - Exchange Team
Ask your questions to your exchange academic coordinator
Uni Dufour, 1st Floor, Espace Point Vie de Campus

From 11.30 am

Lunch box (voucher)



Other Activities



Campus tours (from 2pm), organized by Erasmus Student Network (ESN), by registration only

of the UNIGE Library sites: on registration


City tour, organized by Erasmus Student Network (ESN), by registration only

And more
Program Welcome Week organized by ESN



Date and place


19 February, 09h15am, Uni Mail, Room M2130

Students CDT/CTL:
19 February, 12h15pm, Uni Mail, Room M3220


19 February, 18h15pm, Uni Philosophes, Room PHIL102

Ecole de langue et civilisation françaises

19 February 10ham-12hpm, Landolt, L504, Face-to-face interview

Economics and Management

19 February, 12h15pm, Uni Mail, Room MR060

Global Studies Institute

16 February, 14h15pm, Uni Mail, Room MR070

Social Sciences

16 February, 16h15pm, Uni Mail, Room MR170

Psychology and Educational Sciences

20 February, 10h15am, Uni Mail, Room M3141

Translation and Interpretation

19 February 8h15am, Uni Mail, Room M1150

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.

Do not forget to take your laptop for the IT support at the Welcome Session. 


Other useful information:

Point Vie de Campus

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