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University of Basel

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private


  • FOCUS Comprehensive

The University of Basel was founded in 1460. It is the oldest university in Switzerland. We pride ourselves on a tradition of over five hundred years of excellence in teaching, learning, and research, during which we have adopted a forward-looking approach to new developments in science to provide high-quality education and underpin our well-deserved reputation as a university capable of attracting staff and students from all over the world. Located in the heart of Basel, and drawing on innovation anchored in tradition, the University of Basel is dynamic and innovative. We offer a broad range of attractive undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, access to reputable international research networks, and provide a wide range of services to students and the community. Most recently, we have undertaken a major review of our programmes to align these with the Bologna Declaration of the European Ministers of Education to enhance interdisciplinarity, promote networked research, and increase the international scope and reputation of the University. Research at the University of Basel focuses on ?Life Sciences? and ?Culture?. Both core areas comprise a wide range of projects, involving research staff and scientists committed to interdisciplinary work and a cross-faculty approach to advancing our knowledge of life and...
  • 54.3
    Overall Score
  • 40.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 94.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 39.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 29.1
    Faculty Student
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 84.9
    International Students
  • 79.3
    Overall Score
  • 75.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 86.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 70.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 81.5
    H-index Citations
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 27.9-32.2
    Overall Score
  • 40.1
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 24.7
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total

Number of students

Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%

Number of international students

Postgraduate 64%
Undergraduate 36%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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