The University of Basel has an international reputation of outstanding achievements in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, the University of Basel is the oldest university in Switzerland and among the world’s oldest surviving universities.
The University of Basel has seven faculties covering a wide spectrum of academic disciplines. At the same time, the university has positioned itself amidst the international competition in the form of five strategic focal areas:
- Life Sciences
- Visual Studies
- Sustainability and Energy Research
- European and Global Studies
In international rankings, the University of Basel is regularly placed among the 100 top universities in the world thanks to its research achievements.
The advancement of talented, young scientists is a key element of the University of Basel’s policy of excellence. The promotion of early career researchers and progressive academic teaching are of utmost importance. A flexible advancement system opens up academic careers to talented young professionals, from assistant professorships to associate professorships and full professorships.
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