University of Basel

Petersplatz 1, 4001 Basel
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Location: 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.


Physics - May 25
Atomically thin layers of the semimetal tungsten ditelluride conduct electricity losslessly along narrow, one-dimensional channels at the crystal edges. The material is therefore a second-order topological insulator. By obtaining experimental proof of this behavior, physicists from the University of Basel have expanded the pool of candidate materials for topological superconductivity.
Health - May 19

The Botnar Research Centre for Child Health (BRCCH) is supporting 11 research projects on Covid-19.

Health - May 4

Certain bacteria, including the dangerous nosocomial pathogen MRSA, can protect themselves from acidic conditions in our body and thus ensure their survival.

Health - Apr 29

Switzerland is gradually easing the measures imposed to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. However, the fight against Covid-19 is far from over.

Physics - May 7

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in creating strong coupling between quantum systems over a greater distance.

Health - May 4

A survey by the University of Basel of over 10,000 people from throughout Switzerland has shown that around half of respondents feel more stressed in lockdown than they did before the coronavirus crisis.

Life Sciences - Apr 27
Life Sciences

Researchers from Basel have identified the genetic basis of rapid adaptation using a native fish species.

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