Clinical Research at HUG

Research activities are an integral part of HUG's mission, and are carried out in close collaboration with the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine.

Thanks to research, HUG has achieved a high level of excellence in many cutting edge disciplines and plays a very active role in leading European and national research projects. 

Key Figures 2017

Overall budget of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva:

180.4 million francs including:

  • 97,6 million francs from the Department of Education (Geneva government)
  • 29 million francs from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF)
  • 53.8 million francs from private funds

223 research groups

902 articles published in medical Journals

In 2017, HUG’s clinical research centre and the Faculty of Medicine financially supported seven projects by young researchers, taking an interest in a wide variety of subjects such as endometriosiscontraceptionpre-eclampsia, respiratory infections, knee arthroplasty, the effectiveness of certain antibiotics and thorax radiography.