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Université de Genève Reviews

Updated June 24, 2018
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Université de Genève President Yves Flückiger
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Pros
  • "Horaires de travail souples et libres, en tant qu'assistant de recherche en tout cas" (in 18 reviews)

  • "En tant qu'auxiliaire de recherche et d'enseignement (m" (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "Structure complexe: difficile de savoir" (in 4 reviews)

  • "sultats scientifiques que les amis des professeurs ne sert" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "postdoc experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Université de Genève full-time

    Pros

    work life balance, salary, lots of vacation days

    Cons

    no competition or passion for their positions


  2. "Good place for research"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Université de Genève part-time

    Pros

    International, well established, freedom to develop a large set of skills

    Cons

    Academic environment with often smearing deadlines

  3. "-"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Université de Genève full-time

    Pros

    It is good to work with a great team.

    Cons

    It depends on which group you are working with.


  4. "Not reccommended"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Université de Genève part-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, nice outdoor environment

    Cons

    Low sallary, old research instruments, sad environment


  5. "Student's point of view"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It's a very international university

    Cons

    It lacks some organizations in some aspects


  6. "PhD Student"

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Université de Genève full-time

    Pros

    Excellent working conditions, great financial ressources

    Cons

    Relatively low salaries for PhD Students when taking into account the cost of life in Geneva


  7. "Great employer"

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    Current Employee - Library Assistant in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Library Assistant in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Université de Genève part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible flexibility regarding the hours for a 20% job. Working at the library you have the liberty to study if nobody needs your assistance and it's encouraged. Payed 13th salary.

    Cons

    Sometimes there's no way to have a fixed schedule because they have too many students working at the libraries.

  8. "It's fine for some topics"

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Geneva (Switzerland)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Université de Genève full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Peace environment. Many opportunities to follow classes in many topics.

    Cons

    salary is not enough after six years. On average it lasts 6 years.


  9. "Postdoctoral researcher"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Université de Genève part-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, high budget, nice campus

    Cons

    Work on almost all the weekends


  10. "The swiss luxuray in education"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    cosmopolitain atmosphere and very detailed oriented.
    professionalism

    Cons

    lots of work to be presented as students


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