University of Geneva

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Public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland

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About University of Geneva

According to Wikipedia, The University of Geneva is a public research university located in Geneva, Switzerland. It was founded in 1559 by John Calvin as a theological seminary. It remained focused on theology until the 17th century, when it became a center for enlightenment scholarship. Today, it is the third largest university in Switzerland by number of students.

What Is University of Geneva Known For?

University of Geneva is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Geneva's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Geneva's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Geneva's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Communications, Psychology, and Law. Here are some of University of Geneva's most famous alumni:

Ferdinand de Saussure
Ferdinand de Saussure
A Swiss linguist .
Ian Fleming
Ian Fleming
An English author, journalist and naval intelligence officer.
Seymour Papert
Seymour Papert
A MIT mathematician, computer scientist, and educator.
Karl Landsteiner
Karl Landsteiner
An Austrian biologist, physician and Nobel Prize laureate.
Werner Arber
Werner Arber
A Swiss microbiologist and geneticist, (1929 – ), Gränichen, Sweden.
Jean-Baptiste Dumas
Jean-Baptiste Dumas
A French chemist .
Houston Stewart Chamberlain
Houston Stewart Chamberlain
An English author of books on political philosophy .
Kurt Tucholsky
Kurt Tucholsky
A Jewish-German journalist, satirist and writer.
Édouard Claparède
Édouard Claparède
A Swiss neurologist & pedagogist.
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle
Augustin Pyramus de Candolle
A Swiss botanist .
Edmond H. Fischer
Edmond H. Fischer
An American biochemist.
Vaughan Jones
Vaughan Jones
A New Zealand mathematician and Fields Medalist.