Welcome to the Department of English

You will find information about our institutionstudy programmes, course offerings, as well as ongoing research projects and a variety of academic events, many of which are open to the public.

First-semester BA students 2021: Welcome! Please consult this page that contains all the relevant information to start studying with us.

First-semester MA students 2021: Welcome! Please consult the sample study plan for MA students that explains which courses you should sign up for and familiarize yourself with the study plan and regulations  and general information on studying with us.

Prospective students are invited to read our brochure on Studying English at the University of Basel and to consult the information on the studying page.

Current students can find all relevant information on courses, study plans, manuals, exams, etc. on the studying page.

Information for 1st-semester students

Learning spaces at the Department of English

Room 11 (15 people), room 12 (the linguistic library; 8 people) and room 25 (10 people) have been turned into learning spaces. These spaces will be available from Mon-Fri 9-17h.  The university rules concerning masks and cleaning will apply. For tracking reasons, students have to check in/out via a QR code. In order to reserve a seat for listening to Zoom lectures, please  contact <alex.van-lierde@unibas.ch> and indicate the time slot for your course.

Please note that room 25 might be occupied for meetings, consultation hours or teaching. Please consult the time table next to the door.

University of Basel
Department of English
Nadelberg 6
CH-4051 Basel

Tel: +41 (0)61 207 27 90
Fax: +41 (0)61 207 27 80

Opening Hours

20 September – 31 December:

  Mon–Thu: 9–18 h
  Fri: 9–17 h

  26 November
  24–31 December