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CHE University of Basel

MoocLab Rating:
2.75/5,
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    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 has a history of success going back over 550 years.

    As a comprehensive university offering a wide range of high-quality educational opportunities, the University of Basel attracts students from Switzerland and the entire world, offering them outstanding studying conditions as they work towards their Bachelor’s, Master’s or PhD degrees. Today, the University of Basel has around 13,000 students from over a hundred nations, including 2,700 PhD students.

    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 Scientists, Visual Studies, Nanosciences, Sustainability and Energy Research and 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 University of Basel has deep roots in the economically powerful and culturally rich Basel region. The University also works closely with domestic and international partners to make relevant contributions to the advancement of the sciences and society. This also means that the University of Basel pays particular attention to aspects of sustainability, equal opportunity and knowledge transfer.
  • The University of Basel have partnered with FutureLearn to deliver online courses to learners across the globe.

    Learn new skills, pursue your interests or advance your career with these short online courses from The University of Basel:

    Click on a course title to go to the course page
    See all courses from The University of Basel on FutureLearn ►
  • THE 2020:
    #94
    QS 2020:
    #151
    ARWU 2019:
    #87
    WURMP 2020:
    #125
    Information about the World University Rankings
    World university rankings can be used as an indicator of a university's prospects and prestige. Ranking publishers use different performance indicators such as teaching quality, research quality or the ratio of staff to students to place higher education institutions in order of success and impact. Results across the different rankings will vary according to the measures used and the importance they place on the different performance indicators.

    The rankings listed above are taken from three of the most trusted World University Rankings publishers with the addition of the first ever World University Rankings by MOOC Performance published by MoocLab.

    Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE)
    The Times Higher Education World University Rankings focus on 5 core areas: Teaching (30%); Research (30%); Citations (30%); International outlook (7.5%); and Industry Income (2.5%). See their methodology

    QS World University Rankings (QS)
    The QS World University Rankings evaluate universities based on Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per faculty (20%), International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio (5%). See their methodology

    Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
    The Academic Ranking of World Universities ranks universities according to Quality of Education (30%), Quality of Faculty (40%), Research Output (20%), and Per Capita Performance (10%). See their methodology

    World University Rankings by MOOC Performance (WURMP)
    MoocLab's World University Rankings by MOOC Performance rank universities based on 5 performance indicators that measure an institution’s performance across the number of MOOCs provided (10%), the provision of learning pathways (15%), micro-credentials (20%), degrees (20%) and the institution's average world ranking (35%). See the methodology
  • Location:
    Petersplatz 1, CH-4001 Basel, Switzerland

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