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.


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.
Life Sciences - Sep 3
Life Sciences

Blood vessel formation relies on the ability of vascular cells to move while remaining firmly connected to each other.

Physics - Aug 27

Physicists at the University of Basel are working on using the spin of an electron confined in a semiconductor nanostructure as a unit of information for future quantum computers.

Life Sciences - Aug 23
Life Sciences

Scientists have demonstrated that the motor cortex is necessary for the execution of corrective movements in response to unexpected changes of sensory input but not when the same movements are executed spontaneously.

Environment - Aug 29

Between April and August this year, Switzerland and central Europe have experienced the driest summer season since 1864.

Medicine - Aug 23

If more phosphate is consumed with food, blood pressure and pulse rate increase in healthy young adults.

Life Sciences - Aug 9
Life Sciences

Autism spectrum disorders are a heterogeneous group of neurodevelopmental disorders, one of the main characteristics of which is impaired social communication.

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