University of Basel

University of Basel
Petersplatz 1, 4001 Basel
University of Basel  
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.


Health - Nov 9
T3 Pharma, a biotech start-up company of the University of Basel with a focus on immuno-oncology, has been named "2018 Science Start-Up of the Year" by Falling Walls Venture. The award honors the scientist-entrepreneurs for their breakthrough business model in bacterial cancer therapy.
Physics - Oct 29

Today, the European Commission launched its flagship initiative on quantum technologies. Three research groups from the Department of Physics at the University of Basel are involved.

Physics - Oct 9

Scientists at the University of Basel have found a way to change the spatial arrangement of bipyridine molecules on a surface.

Life Sciences - Sep 25
Life Sciences

How is it possible that so many different and highly specific neurons arise in the brain? A mathematic model developed by researchers from the University of Basel's Biozentrum demonstrates that different variants of genes enable such a random diversity.

Health - Oct 24

Air pollution and transportation noise are both associated with an increased risk of heart attacks.

Environment - Oct 9

For years, scientists have been trying to determine the climate of the past in order to make better predictions about future climate conditions.

Physics - Sep 12

A new technique makes it possible to obtain an individual fingerprint of the current-carrying edge states occurring in novel materials such as topological insulators or 2D materials.

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