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

Easing of restrictions

Following the Swiss Federal Council's announcement of easing of restrictions, the University of Geneva has confirmed that it will continue to offer online courses until the end of the 2021 spring semester. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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 the Library remain open and accessible only to the university community.



Latest update: Friday 16 April


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