You will find below some useful documents, videos and links on different issues related to health topics.

Mental Health

Mental Health

A selection of articles on issues related to mental health:


A 2017 World Health Organization campaign about depression: "Depression: let’s talk". Published resources include:



Tips and tools to help you manage stress:

How to prevent stress?

How to cope with stress?



Recommendations on how to detect a person at risk and what you can do:

Violence and Harassment


Geneva counseling centre for victims of criminal offences - LAVI (in French):

Drugs, alcohol, addictions


Presentation addressing safe ways to enjoy yourself while taking into account the risks associated with certain party habits (in particular the abuse of alcohol and/or other substances): 

  • How to party safely! by Geneva University Hospital Specialists, Dr. Thomas Pernin, MD, MPH, Head of General Internal Medicine Consultations for Students and Young Adults and Dr. Stéphane Bernard, Chief Resident - Primary Care Division

medical Service Providers IN GENEVA


If you need to see a generalist or need a referral to a specialist, the following addresses may be helpful to you:

  • HUG (Geneva Hospital), Special Division for Students, 4 Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil, Tel. 079.553.56.57. Make an appointment via this link

  • PSS (Pôle Santé Social), UNIGE, Monday to Friday, 9:00-12:00 and 14:00-16:00, 4 Rue de Candolle (in Plainpalais), Tel. 022.379.77.79. Make an appointment for medical advise via this link (register with your student login)

Medical centres close to the Graduate Institute: