Présentation - Missions

Our raison d'être

An institution’s missions are its raison d’être. Genevan law entrusts three such missions to HUG :

  • care : HUG meets the needs of a community of 500,000 people, along with patients from other regions of Switzerland and abroad  
  • teaching : in collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and specialist higher education institutions, each year HUG welcomes several hundred doctors and healthcare professionals in training
  • research : in close liaison with the Faculty of Medicine, HUG makes an active contribution to progress in medicine through high-level research, relating both to medical and healthcare disciplines.
Last update : 18/05/2017