The Information Science Institute (ISI) is a research institute under the "Geneva School of Economics and Management" of the University of Geneva. Our mission is to engage with industry, public administration and the public in order to lead and shape the international landscape of research in the domain of Information Science.

The Information Science Institute is located at the Interfaculty Computer Science Centre (CUI, for Centre Universitaire d'Informatique) of the University of Geneva.

The Information Science Institute has established strong collaborations, in all levels, with multisciplinary research teams from different faculties (Medicine, Psychology, Science, Society Sciences) and also nationally, with most of the Swiss Universities. On top of this, the Information Science Institute has extensive international network that includes many academic institutions, public administrations, creativity and innovation consultants, think tanks and services providers.

Research in the institute is carried by six Laboratories:




Knowledge Engineering Laboratory



Quality of Life (QoL) Laboratory


Travelling and Mobility (TaM) Laboratory





Conscious Analytics System Laboratory (CASLab)


Information Security (I-Sec)

News & Events



New Project Accepted

The project Maximus of the TaM laboratory was accepted for financing by the CTI.

With a budget of 310.000 CHF for 18 months and in collaboration with  Planet Indus, the project will develop and validate a platform allowing to calibrate an indoor positioning system in an automatic way.