University of Basel

country rank  7
world rank  390

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University Overview

Founded in 1460, Universität Basel (University of Basel) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the small city of Basel (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Basel-Stadt. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Universität Basel (UNIBAS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Universität Basel (UNIBAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. UNIBAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Universität Basel
Name Université de Bâle
Acronym UNIBAS
Founded 1460

University Location

Address Postfach, Petersplatz 1
4001 Basel-Stadt
Tel +41 (61) 267 3111
Fax +41 (61) 267 3003

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

(61) 267 30 23

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Basel's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network

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Online Courses

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