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

Tel: +41 (0)61 207 27 90



From Basel railway station (Basel SBB)

  • Take tram #8 (direction Kleinhüningen) or #11, get off at Marktplatz. Walk up Sattelgasse (60m), then up the steps of Imbergässlein until it hits Nadelberg. Turn right. The Department of English ("Schönes Haus") is on the left hand side after 20m.
  • Alternative: Take bus #30 to Universität. Walk through Spalen-Durchgang, continue right (down Spalenberg). After 30m, turn left into Nadelberg.

From railway station Basel Badischer Bahnhof (Basel Bad)

  • Take tram #6 (direction Allschwil). Get off at Marktplatz. Follow directions above.
  • Alternative: Take bus #30 to Universität. Follow directions above.

From Basel Airport

  • Take bus #50 to Basel Bahnhof SBB. Follow directions above.

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Opening Hours

18 September – 31 December

  Mon–Thu: 9–18 h
  Fri: 9–17 h

  24 November
  25–29 December