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Top Reasons to Study in Geneva


Top Reasons to Study in Geneva

Switzerland is a dream destination for many and renowned for its world-famous delicacies – chocolate and cheese. Geneva, a city in Switzerland, is very well known for its tolerance and open mindset. It encompasses more than 190 nationalities making it a cosmopolitan city despite its smaller size.  It has more than 80 international organizations such as the United Nations (UN), the World Health Organization (WHO), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), various Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and permanent missions for foreign states. This city has a thriving economy owing to various multinational companies and non-governmental organizations. It offers an attractive lifestyle making it an obvious choice for business professionals and students from all over the globe. Also, this city is a beautiful culmination of traditional and modern living making it a viable option for students across the world. Other reasons to choose Geneva to pursue your higher education are:

Geneva is a hub for world-renowned businesses

Geneva is considered the financial center of Switzerland as it is home to several global agencies, federations, multinational companies such as the UN, the WHO, the WTO, the ILO, the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), the International Olympic Committee and financial institutions. Besides, various higher education institutions have campuses in Geneva, offering innumerable opportunities for learning, working and networking. The job market is highly competitive, the jobs are remunerative and the work culture is impressive. What more can anyone ask for!

Geneva, the city of diversity

Geneva is the second most populated city in Switzerland with multicultural identity. About 65 per cent of the Geneva population comprises international emigrants and students. French is the most commonly spoken language. However, English is widely spoken too. 

Geneva tops the chart as one of the best cities in the world for quality living

Taking into consideration various livability factors such as housing, public services, medical facilities, transport system, education and health, Mercer’s Quality of Living City Ranking rated Geneva as the ninth-best city in the world. 

Geneva, a hotspot for innovation 

There would be no better and greater example to justify the point than the one going to be mentioned here. Information exchange through the internet was proposed in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee, working in Geneva. Later, in 1991, the worldwide web was made available for public use without which the entire world would standstill now. Even today, Geneva continues to attract entrepreneurs around the world to start up high profile tech companies by providing an ideal environment for business.

Who doesn’t love some adventure?

Have you ever fantasized skiing, paragliding, glacier trekking, hiking and rock climbing amidst beautiful snowcapped Alps and lush green Jura mountains? Geneva offers you what all you dreamt of. A little adventure in this strikingly pleasing and vivid scenery is sure to give you some adrenaline rush.

James Lind Institute in Switzerland

James Lind Institute is an international educational institution with its main campus in Switzerland. We provide online training courses in various fields such as public health, tropical medicine, pharmaceutical medicine, agricultural sciences and environmental sciences. The bachelor, master and doctorate programs are conducted in affiliation with International Telematic University UNINETTUNO, Italy. The training material is provided in the form of audio-visual lectures, slide presentations, videos, podcasts and additional learning materials with round-the-clock access to facilitate self-paced learning. The globally accredited and industry-specific training fine-tunes your skills to match the needs of the ever-growing market. For more details on the programs available, course structure, duration, tuition fee, eligibility criteria, mode of assessment, fellowship and career options please visit our official website

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