University of Basel
#79 Overall Influence

University of Basel

University in Basel, Switzerland

About This School

How does this school stack up?

The University of Basel is a university 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.

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What is University of Basel known for?

#28 World Rank
Philosophy
#32 World Rank
Psychology
#34 World Rank
Religious Studies
#46 World Rank
Anthropology
#48 World Rank
Biology
#59 World Rank
Mathematics
#74 World Rank
History
#74 World Rank
Chemistry
#78 World Rank
Literature
#82 World Rank
Sociology
#95 World Rank
Law
#97 World Rank
Physics
#98 World Rank
Medical
#127 World Rank
Social Work
#128 World Rank
Economics
#167 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#320 World Rank
Computer Science
#515 World Rank
Political Science
#562 World Rank
Education
#1175 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#4072 World Rank
Engineering

Influential People

Who are University of Basel's Most influential alumni?

University of Basel's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Philosophy, Psychology, and Religious Studies. University of Basel’s most academically influential people include Carl Jung, Leonhard Euler, and Paracelsus.

Carl Jung
Carl Jung

Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist who founded analytical psychology

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Leonhard Euler
Leonhard Euler

Swiss mathematician

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Paracelsus
Paracelsus

Swiss physician and alchemist

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Daniel Bernoulli
Daniel Bernoulli

Swiss mathematician

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Werner Arber
Werner Arber

Swiss microbiologist and geneticist

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Otto Brunfels
Otto Brunfels

German botanist and theologian

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Kurt Wüthrich
Kurt Wüthrich

Swiss chemist

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Johann Jakob Bachofen
Johann Jakob Bachofen

Swiss legal and classical scholar

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Johann Bernoulli
Johann Bernoulli

Swiss mathematician

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Jacob Bernoulli
Jacob Bernoulli

Swiss mathematician

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Huldrych Zwingli
Huldrych Zwingli

Protestant Reformation leader in Switzerland, Swiss Reformed Church founder

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Jacques Dubochet
Jacques Dubochet

Nobel prize winning Swiss chemist

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