Researchers from various departments and faculties of the University of Basel are actively contributing to manage and overcome the COVID-19 crisis. They are working on national and international studies, ensuring medical care and advising political decision-makers at the cantonal and national level. Further information on current research projects related to COVID-19 can be found on the Corona information page of the University of Basel.
The University of Basel is regularly listed in the world's top 100 higher education institutions in various global rankings. As a distinguished comprehensive university, that is regionally anchored and internationally networked, she sustains seven faculties together with which she manages to create optimal research conditions. In a context of growing international competition, the University of Basel strives to create a dynamic research environment and sees increasingly fierce competition as an incentive to continually improve and position itself both nationally and internationally. Its strength in research and innovation is essentially based on the achievements of its researchers, some of whom are presented below.