Continuing education is a key component when it comes to planning a career path. In many cases, it is the first step in a series of significant career changes. The University of Basel offers over 50 continuing education programs for postgraduates along with part-time options for professionals.
«Advanced Studies», the University of Basel magazine for academic continuing education, is published in summer each year and provides an in-depth overview of specific degree programs and continuing education at the university in general. (in German)
The Academic skills courses encompass continuing education short courses that reduce the complexity of scholarly work and are of general importance for scientists and researchers. (in German)
The content and application of scientific disciplines continue to evolve at a rapid pace. Those who do not continue to broaden their educational horizons at regular intervals risk being left behind. The continuing education programs offered by the University of Basel promote individual lifelong learning, whether in their own discipline, a new subject area or at interdisciplinary level.
The continuing education programs are oriented towards specific academic career profiles. They are also structured so that working professionals can complete them on a part-time basis. Innovative learning methods help individuals to engage and promote learning success. Continuing education should be an enjoyable experience.
Playing an active part in or helping to develop one's own community is often underestimated when striving to achieve success. Academia has no boundaries. The continuing education programs offered at the University of Basel bring students and instructors (often working at international level) into close contact with one another and provide opportunities for networking with colleagues. Personal friendships formed during a continuing education program often last throughout a person's career.