The MAS, DAS and CAS programmes are first and foremost aimed at individuals holding at least an undergraduate degree and who have relevant professional experience. In some cases, applicants holding equivalent qualifications and proven professional experience may also be admitted. Other programmes that do not lead to a degree are open to a wider audience, but may also be subject to admission requirements. Please refer to each programme’s page for more detailed information. See here for all the programmes >>
The cost of continuing education programmes varies depending on the type and length of the course. For more detailed information, please refer to the programme pages.
Only people following a MAS programme or another programme worth at least 60 ECTS credits are enrolled at the University of Geneva. This means other participants do not have student status.
ECTS credits indicate the amount of work, based on the learning outcomes defined and the associated workload. One ECTS credit represents approximately 25 to 30 hours of work, in the form of lectures, seminars, practical work, projects, exams or individual study. The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) was developed to make it possible to compare courses in universities in Switzerland and the EU. For more information, refer to the
Have a look at the page “Documents and useful links”, where you will find links to career guidance services.
In some cases, people with equivalent qualifications and proven professional experience may also be admitted. Please refer to the programme pages for more information. Find a programme here >>
UNIGE continuing education programmes are open to professionals of all age groups. As an indication, the average age of participants is 40.
It is possible to take individual modules within certain programmes. Please refer to the specific programme pages for details. A degree will not be awarded if you only take certain modules, though you may be able to acquire ECTS credits depending on the number of effective work hours completed and provided you have passed all relevant assignments.
UNIGE has a diverse and international student body. We regularly admit foreign students who hold degrees from non-Swiss or non-European universities into our programmes. Please contact the people in charge of the programme you are interested in directly for more information. Find a programme here >>