Basel City: Education

Basel became a university city as long ago as 1460 and is thus home to Switzerland’s oldest university. A broad range of higher education courses caters for all who wish to extend their knowledge, with a humanist educational ideal as the keynote.


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Education news (link only in German)



University of Basel


University of Applied Sciences of North-Western Swizerland 

School of Applied Psychology
School of Architecture, Building and Geomatics

School of Design and Art
School of Life Sciences
Music Colleges
Teacher Training College
School of Social Work
School of Engineering
School of Business


Other specialist colleges 

links are only available in German:

Basel School of Design

Basel Academy of Music


Grads and Scholarships

educationsuisse – education in Switzerland


Further information

links are only available in German:

Education Department

Basel-Stadt education system

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