The city of Basel is Switzerland’s most dynamic business center, located at the meeting point of three countries: Switzerland, France and Germany. With many multi-national companies based in the city and a large number of international employees, the city offers a diversity of cultures and ideas from around the world.

Basel is known for its quality of life, offering the advantages of an urban lifestyle with easy access to the pristine Swiss countryside. Enjoy cultural and social activities in the city or get away from it all and experience an exciting range of outdoor sports in the beautiful surrounding countryside.


Located in the heart of Europe, Basel is serviced by an international airport, Basel-Mulhouse, with connections to many major European destinations. Fast train links to destinations including Paris, Berlin, Geneva and Zurich, mean that Europe is on the doorstop for you to explore and enjoy!



Contributing to the high standard of living in Basel are a multitude of international organizations based in the region. The international profile of Basel has been strengthened by the many pharmaceutical and chemical companies which include, Roche, Novartis, Syngenta, Lonza and Clariant. Basel is also a successful exhibition and congress city, with events such as its annual watch and jewelery fair, BaselWorld, and Art Basel, one of the worlds largest art fairs. It is also Switzerland’s second-most important financial and insurance center, creating many interesting possibilities for employment.



From arts, culture, and sports, to nightlife, restaurants and bars, Basel has something for everyone. The city prides itself on its numerous world-renowned.

With a thriving English-speaking community, there are many possibilities to join clubs and socialize with like-minded people. With theatre groups, horseback riding, rugby, tennis, wine- tasting and much, much more, whatever your passion, there is always something for you in Basel.



Located directly opposite Basel’s main train station, The Basel School of Business is centrally located in the heart of the city and is easily accessible by public transport from around the country.

The campus is just steps away from the old town and a short walk to the river-front with its multitude of activities. Five minutes from the university library, students are well-served with access to the well-stocked library of this prestigious institution.



Studies have shown there is a direct link between the quality of facilities and student achievement. With this in mind, the campus has been designed to ensure the students’ well- being. Natural light floods in to our modern classrooms. Campus facilities offer group study areas, a student lounge and a coffee corner, which help to build a close community in our intellectually stimulating learning environment.



There are many agencies across the city offering a wide range of accommodation options for students. From furnished and serviced apartments to hostel rooms and apartment sharing properties, there is something to suit every need and budget. The team at The Basel School of Business is available to assist you in your search and your transition to your new city.



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