Universität Basel

country rank  6
world rank  520

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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 large town of Basel (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Basel-Stadt. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Universität Basel (UNIBAS) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational 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.

University Identity

Name Université de Bâle
Name University of Basel
Acronym UNIBAS
Founded 1460

University Location

Address Postfach, Petersplatz 1
Basel (population range: 50,000-249,999)
4003 Basel-Stadt
T +41 (61) 267 3111
F +41 (61) 267 3003

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

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

+41 (61) 267 30 23

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universität Basel's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 4 February 2019