The University of Basel offers its students, researchers and staff attractive working conditions and supports them in a performance-based environment. Diversity and equality of opportunity are integral components of university life. Accordingly, we sign responsible for a positive and active approach to problems, challenging situations and crisis and support our members with help, support and information services.
You will find important emergency contacts, services, and help on this page.
If you want to find somebody to talk to, a coaching or counseling session within the University of Basel you can use the Support Services Guide to find the person to talk to for your question.
General emergency: 112
Fire fighters: 118
Tox Info Suisse: 145
You can seek help at the information centers for victims' aid, where you can get free counselling and information on victims' aid. Please call to make an appointment. Services are also available in English.
Students with mental health issues or their instructors have the opportunity to find agencies to receive assistance or suitable therapy.
Tel. +41 61 325 81 81
In Case of Sexual harassment, Discrimination, Bullying
In case of suspicion of a violation of the rules of good scientific practice, researchers are requested to contact the respective faculty representative of trust or the integrity officer.
The university provides support for individual study and career choices and topics such as planning your studies, studying and work techniques, starting your career, and continuing education. It offers psychological counseling for personal or psychological issues to students and doctoral students of the University of Basel. The advice is confidential, unbiased and free of charge.
The ITS Service Desk is the "Single Point of Contact" for all IT-related questions.
IT-Service Desk, Tel. +41 61 207 14 11
Mind-Map is a student association at the University of Basel. Its concern is to ensure that all university students and faculty members can find the services that best support them in taking care of their mental health.
Each subject area has faculty members who are responsible for providing academic advice. They answer questions concerning the curriculum and the planning of programs (studying and examination regulations, class schedules, program structure, a combination of subjects, work techniques, and exam preparation).
For questions related to your employment, contracts, insurance etc., refer to Human Resources.
Information about scientific literature, journals, e-books, databases and places for learning is available at the library of the university.
The University of Basel offers many services supporting its members in various situations.
Using the Support Services Guide will help you find the right contact for your question.