Vice-rector Stéphane Berthet
Departments : International and Inter-Institutional Relations, Campus Biotech, Relations with the University Hospitals (HUG), Relations with Swiss institutions of higher education (HES), Relations with International Organizations, Public Affairs
Stéphane Berthet earned a doctorate in Astrophysics and Astronomy at the University of Geneva in 1991, and for 11 years contributed to shaping Switzerland’s research policies concerning space. Through SERI, the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, he was responsible for representing Switzerland at numerous international research institutions such as the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and Euratom. He returned to UNIGE in 2003 as Secretary General, a position he held through October 2018. Rector Yves Flückiger named him Vice-Rector as of 1 November 2018.