University of Basel
Region: Western Europe
Country/Region: Switzerland
Found Year: 1460
Address: Petersplatz 1
Introduction

Located in the center of Europe and at the border to France and Germany, the University of Basel draws on innovation anchored in tradition. Founded in 1460, it is the oldest university in Switzerland. With over five hundred and fifty years of excellence in teaching, learning, and research, it offers a broad range of attractive programs, both at undergraduate and postgraduate level, provides access to reputable international research networks, and offers a wide range of services to students and the community. Embedded in one of the most powerful ecosystems in the world with respect to Life Sciences, Pharmacy, and Medical Technology, the university is capable of attracting staff and students from all over the world. As a research-intensive university with both a historical basis in the humanist tradition and a strong orientation towards high-tech life sciences, one of its foremost goals is to contribute to interdisciplinary innovations with a long-term impact on society.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
87
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
95
2017
96
2018
87
2019
88
2020
87
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Public Health
35
Nursing
42
Human Biological Sciences
47
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
48
Biological Sciences
51-75
Medical Technology
51-75
Clinical Medicine
76-100
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
76-100
Key Statistics
11518
Total Enrollment
27.0%
International Students
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Undergraduate Enrollment
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International Students
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Graduate Enrollment
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International Students