Start of academic term 2020

Health & Safety Plan

During the current public health crisis, we, at the Geneva School of Economics and Management and the University of Geneva, are doing everything in our power to ensure the continuation of our missions. A protection plan for the University of Geneva (in French) has been adopted, which sets out the protection provisions and recommendations of the institution.

On this page you will find all the information on the exceptional measures taken in this context. This page is continuously updated with the latest information.


Latest communications

Telework compulsory

In accordance with the new measures adopted by the federal government, working from home becomes compulsory for all UNIGE staff wherever possible. Nevertheless, the full range of services and benefits offered by UNIGE continues to be provided.


Strong protective measures

Following the announcement of the State of necessity by the Geneva Cantonal Government, the University is continuing to implement the major protective measures applied to higher education: generalized teleworking and distance learning. Cafeterias and Library remain open and accessible only to the university community. Public events take place exclusively online, as do the sporting and cultural activities offered by the institution.


Remote teaching & working

In coordination with the cantonal and federal health authorities, University of Geneva has added three major measures to its protection plan: the switch to remote teaching until April 1st; working from home becomes compulsory for all UNIGE staff; and there will be no in-person public events in University buildings. The aim of all these measures is to limit contacts between individuals and considerably reduce the number of people in University buildings. > Read more




Latest update: Tuesday 29 January.


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