Universität Basel

WORLD RANK

2012-13
142

Basel, Switzerland

Region: Europe

  • Overall score
    52.8
  • Teaching
    37.1
  • International outlook
    89.8
  • Industry income
    64.2
  • Research
    23.2
  • Citations
    87.8

Switzerland's oldest university is associated with, among many other notables, Erasmus, Paracelsus, Nietzsche and Jung. An early centre of book printing, today it houses Switzerland's largest library (3 million-plus volumes) and serves around 11,400 students with seven faculties, six interdisciplinary institutions (including Jewish studies and African studies) and a tropical research centre.