Programs of study
Geneva's Faculty of Science is a leader in research and in scientific education:
- Birthplace of CERN
- Pioneer in genetics
- The first to discover extrasolar planets
- Host to two National Centres of Competence in Research (NCCRs)
The leader of Swiss Universities and Polytechnic Schools for research contracts (2004), which are granted by the Swiss National Science Foundation based on competitions, and among the top in the world for the impact of its scientific publications in various disciplines (CEST).
An international environment offering students superior teaching and supervision with with over 340 teachers including 158 professors, 900 doctoral and post-doctoral students, and 400 administrative and technical staff.