University of Basel
University of Basel

Continente: Europe

Country: Switzerland

Address: University of Basel, Petersplatz 1, P. O. Box 4001 Basel, Switzerland

Web Site: www.unibas.ch



About University of Basel:

The University of Basel is located in Basel, Switzerland. Founded on 4 April 1460, it is Switzerland’s oldest university and among the world's oldest surviving universities. The university is traditionally counted among the leading institutions of higher learning in the country. The associated Basel University Library is the largest and among the most important libraries in the whole of the country. The university hosts the faculties of theology, law, medicine, humanities and social sciences, science, psychology, and business and economics, as well as numerous cross-disciplinary subjects and institutes, such as the Biozentrum for biomedical research and the Institute for European Global Studies. In 2016, the University boasted 12,852 students and 377 professors. International students accounted for 24 percent of the student body. In its over 500-year history the university has been home to Erasmus of Rotterdam, Paracelsus, Daniel Bernoulli, Leonhard Euler, Jacob Burckhardt, Friedrich Nietzsche, Tadeusz Reichstein, Karl Jaspers, Carl Gustav Jung, Karl Barth and Jeanne Hersch. The institution is associated with nine Nobel prize winners and two Presidents of the Swiss Confederation.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 126 104 124 140 124 134 131 132 130 136 135 151

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 171 252 223 193 294 179 150 156 180 165 203
Engineering - 238 242 - - - - 249 248 - 301-350 351-400
Life Sciences - 81 96 102 89 94 86 86 85 78 79 86
Clinical Medicine - 111 103 128 113 106 96 101 101 101 103 110
Natural Sciences - 137 152 132 200 203 216 214 215 240 267 273
Social Sciences - - 275 297 300 246 200 160 130 168 130 141

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - 294 - - - - 351-400 351-400
Chemistryical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chemistry - - - 144 192 188 201 202 194 249 245 247
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - 401-450
Computer Science - - - - - 219 235 254 205 220 234 401-450
Electrical Engineering - - - - 280 - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Environment / Ecology - - - - 197 207 153 122 143 166 156 171
Geosciences - - - 242 264 276 270 249 274 - - -
Materials Science - - - 209 209 243 232 261 279 - 301-350 301-350
Mathematics - - - - - - - - - 300 306 301-350
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 135 134 110 92 78 71 87
Physics - - - 124 169 160 199 188 184 223 264 265
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 174 115 140 136 110 139 130 175