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The University of Basel (German: Universität Basel) is located at Basel, Switzerland. Location within Switzerland Basel (British English traditionally: Basle and more recently Basel , German: Basel , French: Bâle , Italian and Spanish: Basilea ) is Switzerlands third most populous city (166,563 inhabitants (2004); 690,000 inhabitants in the conurbation stretching across the immediate cantonal and national boundaries made Basel Switzerlands...




  • Theology
  • Jura
  • Medicine
  • Phil I
  • Phil II
  • Economy
  • Psychology

Student associations

  • Fachgruppen
    • Chemistry (VBC)
    • Pharmacy
    • Geography
    • Geology (VBG)
    • History
    • Biology
    • Medicine (FAME)
    • French Philosophy
    • Meterology
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
  • Dings-Shop Dings Shop
    • Shop for office materials for students
  • Universitätssport Universitätssport Basel
    • Organizing sport events and trainings for students
  • SKUBA: Studentische Körperschaft der Universität Basel
  • Calcutta Project Basel Calcutta Project Basel
    • International co-operation by students from Basel in India, Kolkata
  • GeZetera GeZetera
    • Newspaper made by students for students

Kolkata (Bangla: (?) কলকাতা; formerly ) is the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal. ...


Founded in 1459, it is Switzerland's oldest university. Events September 23 - Battle of Blore Heath. ... This is a list of the oldest extant universities in the world. ...

Erasmus, Paracelsus, Daniel Bernoulli, Jacob Burckhardt, Leonhard Euler, Friedrich Nietzsche, Eugen Huber and Karl Barth are among those associated with the university, which is nowadays famous for research into tropical medicine. Desiderius Erasmus in 1523 Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus (also Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam) (October 27, probably 1466 – July 12, 1536) was a Dutch humanist and theologian. ... Paracelsus Paracelsus (November 11 or December 17, 1493 - September 24, 1541) was a famous alchemist, physician, astrologer, and general occultist. ... Daniel Bernoulli Daniel Bernoulli (Groningen, February 8, 1700 – Basel, March 17, 1782) was a Dutch-born mathematician who spent much of his life in Basel, Switzerland. ... Jakob Burckhardt (May 25, 1818 - August 8, 1897) was a Swiss historian of art and culture. ... Leonhard Euler by Emanuel Handmann. ... Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (IPA:) (October 15, 1844 – August 25, 1900), a German philologist and philosopher, produced critiques of contemporary culture, religion, and philosophy centered around a basic question regarding the positive and negative attitudes toward life of various systems of morality. ... Eugen Huber Eugen Huber (b. ... Karl Barth on the cover of TIME magazine Karl Barth (May 10, 1886–December 10, 1968) (pronounced Bart) was the most influential Reformed Christian theologian since John Calvin. ... Tropical medicine is the branch of medicine that deals with health problems that either occur uniquely in tropical and subtropical regions or are either more widespread in the tropics or more difficult to prevent or control. ...

This University is also renowned for its former research into Earth Sciences, Slavistics and Astronomy.

External links

  • University of Basel
  • Swiss Tropical Institute - an Associated Institute of the University of Basel - travel and tropical medicine, international health, medical parasitology and the biology of infection, public health and epidemiology.

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