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.

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

MA students: 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, including information about career prospects.

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

Information for 1st-semester students



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

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

Opening Hours

7 June – 18 September 2022

  Mon–Fri: 9–17 h

Closed (house & library):
  1 & 19 August


Location