HUG contributes to the advancement of science by promoting innovation and medical progress in collaboration with the University and Biotech Campus.


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

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ResearchSpecial emphasis is placed on scientific research including projects on intracranial aneurysms, epilepsy and neuromonitoring, as well as spinal column surgery.

This includes:


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How much does a day in hospital cost? 

All healthcare areas and patients included, a day in hospital costs an average of 1,360 Swiss francs. From 800 Swiss francs in rehabilitation to 7,000 Swiss francs in intensive care, the cost (*) per patient varies depending on the use of the technical facilities and the type of care.

Private foundation


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The HUG Private Foundation is the foundation of the Geneva University Hospitals and the University of Geneva’s Faculty of Medicine. It devotes – with complete transparency and rigour – all of the donations made by individuals and groups to funding essential projects to promote medical knowledge and quality healthcare for the good of all patients, whatever their disease.



Diagnosing Alzheimer's

To diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, neuroimaging techniques (MRI, PET) may be used to determine certain biomarkers. However, this data remains incomplete.