Psychological and medical support

Are you encountering medical or psychological problems?


The "Pôle Santé Social" of the University of Geneva offers you adapted solutions and an access to welfare services, available through our long-lasting collaboration with them.

Students have the possibility to meet with a psychologist (member of the Geneva Association of Psychologists > AGPsy) at the Graduate Institute for an orientation session of 45 minutes, which aims to facilitate further access to psychological support in "Pôle Sante Social" or another institution according to your needs.

During the summer vacation there are no individual sessions with a psychologist available at the Graduate Institute. The Student Support however, remains available to students who have any concerns or questions related to their health and well-being.

From beginning October to December :

  • To make an appointment with one of the psychologists from AGPsy on Tuesday or Thursday between 5.30 pm and 8.30 pm, click here. You will receive an email confirming the appointment and it will be important to remember the date and time since you will not receive a reminder. If you are unable to attend, please cancel your appointment (via the confirmation email) No-show appointments will be charged CHF 20.-.


Health and Psychological Services

The "Pôle Santé Social" of the University of  Geneva proposes:

* In case of financial difficulty and if you struggle to pay for your sessions at the PSS, please contact in order to assess your eligibility and find out if the Institute can help by partially covering the costs associated to your treatment. Please note that your treatment has to involve at least 3 sessions in order to be reviewed.


Students of the Graduate Institute may also require a consultation at the HUG (Hôpital cantonal of Geneva).
More information (in french) here


Do you experience difficulties related to stress and anxiety?


You have a concern or your going through a stressful personal situation? Our Student Support and Wellbeing Team is there to help you!

  • To make an appointment with our Student Support and Wellbeing Team click here

Together we will seek for a solution and/or clarify whether further psychological treatment from the "Pôle Santé Social" or elsewhere would be helpful.


Workshops :


>> At the University of Geneva

To help you overcome stress and anxiety difficulties during your studies, the “Pôle Santé Social” of the Geneva University is proposing workshops (in French):

Do you need to relax and better manage your stress during the stressful moments of your personal and academic life? If so, these workshops are for you! They will help you get prepared your exams with more serenity, by becoming aware of the resources you can find in both your physical and psychological capacities. This workshops are proposed to you by the University of Geneva's "Pôle Santé Social".

To attend a workshop, you are requird to make an appointment online with a psychologist of the Geneva University  to assess which workshop is best adapted to your needs. Do not hesitate to make an appointment!

How to register:

The "Pôle Santé Social" site will provide you with all the practical information. More information:

Service Psychologique de l’Université de Genève
Mirabeau, 4 Rue De-Candolle, 1211 Genève
Tél : 022.379.74.41 Lundi-vendredi : 10h-13h; 14h-16h