Training is one of the HUG's key missions, conducted in collaboration with the University and Higher Education institutions.


Training is one of HUG’s missions carried out in collaboration with the University and specialist higher education institutions

Teaching at the medical level

The IPC Division is structured to provide quality training in infection prevention and control, and it welcomes many colleagues from all over the world every year.

Senior staff of the IPC Division participate in the pre-graduate teaching of microbiology and infectious diseases given to students of the Faculty of Medicine of Geneva. They are in charge of multiple seminars as well as courses dealing with subjects related to their specialty. They also conduct many hours of post-graduate teaching and participate in the training of student nurses.


The Unit helps to develop prevention projects inside and outside the hospital.

The Unit provides leadership, teaching and research (FR) activities:
Colleagues from the unit respond to requests, often in collaboration with other institutions, such as:


The Cardiovascular Surgery Division’s activities includes teaching.The Division participates in undergraduate, postgraduate teaching and continuing education.

Undergraduate Training

Students at the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine take advantage of specific courses in Heart and Vascular Surgery according to their study programs.