University of Basel

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Location: Basel - North West Switzerland
Petersplatz 1, 4051 Basel

Affiliation: swissuniversities

The University of Basel is a university which performs excellently in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, Switzerland’s oldest university has over 550 years of successful history.

As a university offering a wide range of quality education, it attracts students from Switzerland and all around the world and offers them excellent study conditions at undergraduate, graduate and doctoral level. Today, the University of Basel counts around 13,000 students coming from over one hundred nations.


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Health - Jan 20

Patients in Switzerland with supplementary private health insurance are more likely to undergo cardiac procedures than those with only basic health insurance. This has been demonstrated in a study by researchers from the University of Basel and the Cantonal Hospital of Aarau.

Environment - Jan 19

Environmental DNA analysis of microbial communities can help us understand how a particular region's water cycle works. Basel hydrogeologist Oliver Schilling recently used this method to examine the water cycle on Mount Fuji. His results have implications for Switzerland as well.

Psychology - Jan 12

Guilt is an uncomfortable feeling and can be burdensome. Researchers at the University of Basel have shown that placebos can help reduce feelings of guilt, even when the placebo is administered openly.

Environment - Dec 28, 2022

For many people in Switzerland, holidays in the snow are as much a part of the end of the year as Christmas trees and fireworks. As global warming progresses, however, white slopes are becoming increasingly rare. Researchers at the University of Basel have calculated how well one of Switzerland's largest ski resorts will remain snow reliable with technical snowmaking by the year 2100, and how much water this snow will consume.

Environment - Dec 15, 2022

Global warming is leading to longer growing seasons worldwide, with many plants growing earlier in spring and continuing longer in autumn thanks to warmer temperatures-so the general opinion. Now, however, plant ecologists at the University of Basel have been able to show that this is not the case for the most common type of alpine grassland in the European Alps, where an earlier start leads to earlier aging and leaves the grassland brown for months.

History - Jan 12

Historian Christian Simon has studied the history of the University of Basel during the National Socialist dictatorship. He says the professors struggled to distance themselves from the German higher education system.

Health - Jan 9

Researchers have long suspected a link between bed occupancy and mortality in hospitals. Now, a study by the University of Basel has provided the missing data, revealing that smaller hospitals reach their capacity limit much earlier.

Health - Dec 20, 2022

Rectal artesunate, a promising antimalarial drug, has no beneficial effect on the survival of young children with severe malaria when used as an emergency treatment in resource-constrained settings. These are the results of a large-scale study conducted by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and local partners in three African countries.

Politics - Dec 15, 2022

Directors, trustees, Executive Board members: members of Switzerland's Federal Parliament often have other duties in addition to their political office and occupation. Researchers in political science at the University of Basel have investigated how these alliances affect political developments.

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