Exchange: University of Geneva

Founded in 1559, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) is dedicated to thinking, teaching, dialogue and research. With 16’000 students of more than 140 different nationalities, it is Switzerland’s second largest university. Just like the city of Geneva itself, the university enjoys a strong international reputation, both for the quality of its research (it ranks among the top institutions among the League of European Research Universities) and the excellence of its education. Students have taken courses here in Political Science, Peace, Conflict, and Justice, and Human Biology.


Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available courses

Restricted Programs

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but the host institution will assist in securing housing. Please find more information here.


  • Subjects Available at Host: All
  • Program Type: Study
  • Accepting Applications: No
  • Fall/Full-Year Deadline: January 14, 2021
    Winter Deadline: April 1, 2021
  • Timeline: Fall (Sep-Feb), Winter (Feb-Jun), Year-long (Sep-Jun)
  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Geneva
  • Institution: University
  • Language of Study: English, French
  • Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
  • Credit: Yes
  • Open to Programs at UofT: All
  • Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
  • Program Fees: No fee
  • Funding: IE Award
  • Eligibility Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 or B Language Requirement: depending on course selection, French B1, B2, C1 may be required