University of Basel: Statistics
|#248 of 14,131||In the World|
|#89 of 2,785||In Europe|
|#6 of 23||In Switzerland|
|#70 of 1,086||For Biophysics|
|Top50%||For 157 other topics|
- Highest Degree
- Acceptance rate
* The University of Basel is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.
We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.
Acceptance rate & Admissions
|Admissions Requirements||Secondary school certificate (Maturitätszeugnis) or recognized foreign equivalent|
|Academic Calendar||October to June (October - February; April-June)|
University of Basel is a world-class research university with 47,910 scientific papers published and 2,471,802 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Medicine, Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Computer Science, Environmental Science, and Psychology.
University of Basel majors
by publication & citation count
Annual publication & citation counts
|Local studetns||850 per semester (CHF)|
The University of Basel has financial aid programs.
Programs and Degrees
The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Basel.
Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.
|Art & Design||No||No||No|
|Liberal Arts & Social Sciences||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Bachelor||Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Classical Languages, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Eastern European Studies, Economics, English, French Studies, Gender Studies, Health Sciences, History, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Middle Eastern Studies, Modern Languages, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Philology, Philosophy, Prehistory, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Theology|
|Master||African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Botany, Chemistry, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Eastern European Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, English, Environmental Studies, European Studies, Finance, French Studies, Gender Studies, Greek, Health Sciences, History, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Law, Literature, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Middle Eastern Studies, Modern Languages, Musicology, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nordic Studies, Nursing, Pharmacy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Theology|
|Doktorat/ Doctorat/ Dottorato||African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Astronomy and Space Science, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Botany, Chemistry, Dentistry, Earth Sciences, Eastern European Studies, Ecology, Education, English Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethics, European Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, Geography, Greek, Health Sciences, History, Information Sciences, Islamic Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Latin, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Meteorology, Middle Eastern Studies, Musicology, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Nordic Studies, Nursing, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish, Sports, Theology|
University of Basel alumni
- Born in
- 1875-1961 (aged 86)
- Enrolled in the University of Basel
- Studied in 1895-1900
Carl Gustav Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology. Jung's work has been influential in the fields of psychiatry, anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy, psychology, and religious studies. Jung worked as a research scientist at the Burghölzli psychiatric hospital, in Zurich, under Eugen Bleuler. Jung established himself as an influential mind of his time, developing a friendship with Sigmund Freud, founder of psychoanalysis, conducting a lengthy correspondence, still paramount to their joint vision of human psychology. He is highly regarded as one of the most influential psychologists of all time.
- Born in
- 1707-1783 (aged 76)
- Enrolled in the University of Basel
- Studied in 1720
Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician, physicist, astronomer, geographer, logician and engineer who founded the studies of graph theory and topology and made pioneering and influential discoveries in many other branches of mathematics such as analytic number theory, complex analysis, and infinitesimal calculus. He introduced much of modern mathematical terminology and notation, including the notion of a mathematical function. He is also known for his work in mechanics, fluid dynamics, optics, astronomy and music theory.
- Born in
- 1493-1541 (aged 48)
Paracelsus, born Theophrastus von Hohenheim (full name Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), was a Swiss physician, alchemist, lay theologian, and philosopher of the German Renaissance.
- Born in
- 1968-.. (age 55)
- historianmanagerinternational forum participanteconomistpolitician
Mateusz Jakub Morawiecki is a Polish economist, historian and politician who has served as prime minister of Poland since 2017. A member of Law and Justice (PiS) party, he previously served in the cabinet of prime minister Beata Szydło as deputy prime minister from 2015 to 2017, Minister of Development from 2015 to 2018 and Minister of Finance from 2016 to 2018. Prior to his political appointment, Morawiecki had an extensive business career.
University of Basel faculties and divisions
|Faculty : Business and Economics||Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Economics, Marketing, Statistics|
|Faculty : Law||Law|
|Faculty : Medicine||Dentistry, Health Sciences, Immunology, Medicine, Neurosciences, Nursing, Oncology, Sports Medicine|
|Faculty : Philosophy/History||African Studies, Ancient Civilizations, Anthropology, Archaeology, Art History, Classical Languages, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Eastern European Studies, Education, English, French, French Studies, Gender Studies, German, Greek, History, Islamic Studies, Italian, Jewish Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Musicology, Native Language, Pedagogy, Philology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Prehistory, Religious Studies, Romance Languages, Russian, Scandinavian Languages, Slavic Languages, Social Sciences, Sociology, Spanish|
|Faculty : Psychology||Psychology|
|Faculty : Science||Actuarial Science, Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany, Cell Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Genetics, Geography, Mathematics, Meteorology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physics, Science Education, Toxicology, Zoology|
|Faculty : Theology||Religion, Theology|
|Alternative names||UNIBAS |
Université de Bâle
Location and contacts
|Address|| Petersplatz 1 |