A center of excellence with a public health mission, renovated to facilitate both onsite and video conferencing

Part of the Mérieux Foundation, Les Pensières Center for Global Health was designed to promote dialogue and knowledge-sharing. Our center welcomes over 5,000 professionals from the health sector every year, from a range of countries and disciplines. They attend leading-edge conferences and training sessions aimed at advancing healthcare worldwide.
Les Pensières looks out upon nature and the world beyond, offering a unique working environment that is conducive to both reflection and discussion. It is open to all health organizations, associations and institutions that share our values.

Our assets and commitments

A center of expertise in public health

A catalyst for discussion and ideas

A quest for excellence in our services

Welcome to Les Pensières

A center equipped with the latest high powered technology

Equipped with the most up to date technology and a high-performance video conferencing system which enables on-site, hybrid and digital conferences.


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Our services

Just 40 minutes from Geneva international airport, Les Pensières Center for Global Health provides a unique setting, premium facilities and customized services to ensure your events are a resounding success.

Conference rooms

The center features 8 meeting rooms, catering to all types of requirements and group sizes, ranging from 2 to 180 people. All rooms are equipped with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment.


The center has 59 rooms decorated in a warm and elegant “family home” style. Additional rooms can be offered in our partner hotels, close to the center.


Our chef and his team provide varied menus year-round, all prepared on site using seasonal products. They are adapted to your specifications and include sit-down meals, buffets, cocktails and barbecues.

Other services

Thanks to our team of dedicated professionals, we can provide assistance with your events, from the design to the rollout phase. Our expertise and network of partners can assist you with all your requirements.

Key events

21st Advanced Course of Vaccinology (ADVAC)

Mérieux Foundation & University of Geneva

8th Annual Meeting of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC)

Fondation Mérieux / WHO

13th International Meeting of the Partners for Rabies Prevention (PRP)

Fondation Mérieux & Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC)

Emea Symposium



- April 7, 2021

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- March 31, 2021

So important to maintain the link with the teams in these times of pandemic. Very happy to have hosted the Executiv… https://t.co/BT72vzM3Qo

- March 18, 2021

Our Center’s mission is to promote knowledge sharing to advance global health. In these difficult times, continuing… https://t.co/E2yAWmBPVP

- March 11, 2021

Happy to host the virtual General Assembly of the Breast Cancer Awareness Savoy Committee - congrats to all the tea… https://t.co/LSJAkgnmt8