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University of Basel

Switzerland

131st US-News World Ranking

University of Basel Background and History

The University of Basel is a public university which was established in the year 1460 and is located in Basel, Switzerland. The university is traditionally counted among the leading institutions of higher learning in the country and is Switzerland’s oldest university and among the ‘world's oldest surviving universities’. 

University of Basel Programs Courses and Schools 

The University of Basel comprises seven faculties:  Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Business and Economics, and Faculty of Psychology. These faculties have several departments such as: Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Public Health, Department of Clinical Research, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Department of Physics, Department of Chemistry, Department of Environmental Sciences, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Sport, Exercise, and Health, and many more.  The university also has four institutes Institute for European Global Studies, Center for Philanthropy Studies, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, and the Institute of Education. It also has many associated Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel Institute on Governance, Swiss Centre for Rescue, Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Swisspeace, and many more. 

University of Basel has more than 12,852 Students which include Undergraduate students, Graduate students, and many international students as well. The university has more than 377 faculty members. 

University of Basel USP

University of Basel provides scholarship opportunities to the students on the basis of academic excellence. University Sports provides a gym, fitness classes, and sport and dance camps to students and employees of the University. There are also a variety of organizations that cater to international students, such as local chapters of Toastmasters and AIESEC, and associations that perform community services (Beraber, for instance, provides remedial lessons to immigrant youth). There is a foreign affairs association (Foraus), a Model United Nations team, and various choirs and orchestras. 

University of Basel Notable Alumni

Notable Alumni of the University include Albert Gobat (Swiss politician) and Iona Yakir (Red Army commander).

University of Basel Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3.3
GPA
34
IB
70
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: CHF 1700

Masters: CHF 1700

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

 

Deadlines

Bachelors: Spring: April 30

Masters: Spring: April 30

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

University of Basel Rankings

Global

131
US News
149
QS
88
Shanghai
92
Times Higher Education
160
Guardian
104
GTU Rank

Regional

Switzerland
6
US News
5
Shanghai

Regional

Europe
52
US News
37
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
12900

Students

University Stats
380

Faculty Strength

University Stats
34

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
CHF
15600

Tuition Fees

University Stats
CHF
7500

Living Cost

University Stats
3.3

Avg. GPA

University Stats
34

Avg. IB

University Stats
70
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in CHF

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