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University of Basel

Basel, Switzerland

Public

Type

13,139

Students

179

Programs

1460

Founded

The University of Basel (German: Universität Basel, Latin: Universitas Basiliensis) is a university in Basel, Switzerland. Founded on 4 April 1460, it is Switzerland's oldest university and among the world's oldest surviving universities. The university is traditionally counted among the leading institutions of higher learning in the country.

The associated Basel University Library is the largest and among the most important libraries in the country. The university hosts the faculties of theology, law, medicine, humanities and social sciences, science, psychology, and business and economics, as well as numerous cross-disciplinary subjects and institutes, such as the Biozentrum for biomedical research and the Institute for European Global Studies. In 2020, the University had 13,139 students and 378 professors. International students accounted for 27 percent of the student body.

In its over 500-year history, the university has been home to Erasmus of Rotterdam, Paracelsus, Daniel Bernoulli, Leonhard Euler, Jacob Burckhardt, Friedrich Nietzsche, Tadeusz Reichstein, Karl Jaspers, Carl Gustav Jung, Karl Barth, and Jeanne Hersch. The institution is associated with ten Nobel prize winners and two Presidents of the Swiss Confederation.

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Bachelor degree study programs

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Anthropology

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Art History

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Biologie

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Chemistry

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Computational Sciences

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Computer Science

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Cultural Anthropology

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Earth Sciences

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Eastern European Cultures

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Master degree study programs

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Actuarial Science

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African Studies

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Ancient History

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Animal Biology

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Art History

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Biomedical Engineering

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Business And Economics

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Business And Technology

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