About Geneva

The great history of this city, its development and the vision of its authorities means that Geneva blends the many advantages of a small city with the services and facilities of a large metropolitan area. Great visionaries such as Rousseau, Voltaire, Henri Dunant have lived and worked in Geneva, and nowadays the city is home of CERN, and of the University of Geneva founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin. Geneva‚Äôs tradition of welcoming people from all over the world makes it a unique and privileged destination. The central European location of this city and the accessibility provide an ideal setting for international meetings and events such as M2S-2015.

Besides its reputation as home to famous academic and research institutions, the city is known world wide for its beauty with breath-taking views of the surrounding Alps and Jura.


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