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University of Basel


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The Day Care Center at the University of Basel is a facility for use by the university’s students and staff. It is located near the main building at Herbergsgasse 1.

The Day Care Center at the University of Basel


University of Basel                                               
Social Services
Manuela Praiano
Tel +41 61 207 12 30


University of Basel                                                 
Administrative Directorate
Petersplatz 35
4001 Basel


Freie Strass 35
4001 Basel


Herbergsgasse 1
4051 Basel
Tel +41 61 260 83 30


Tram nos. 6 / 8 / 14/ 16, Schifflände stop
Tram nos. 11, bus 36 / 37 / 38, Predigerkirche stop
Tram no. 3, Universität stop
Bus no. 30


Parking at the Kantonsspital, Petersgraben exit

Age levels:

Children of preschool age and babies older than two months can be accommodated in theory. In practice, however, the age of admission may be higher due to high demand or waiting lists.

Opening hours:

Monday-Friday: 7.30 am - 6.30 pm
until 8.00 pm during the semester, as needed

Annual holidays:

Three weeks
(two weeks in summer, one week at Christmas)

Parental contribution:

The monthly parental contribution is calculated on the basis of gross income and familea’s calculation policy for childcare (= fixed monthly fee). This monthly fee must be paid regardless of whether the child is absent at any point during the month.


In addition to any private insurance, children are also insured by familea against accidents at the Day Care Center.

Other care services

Hourly childcare at the Day Care Center:
open Monday to Saturday, 8.30 am – 12.00 noon
Registration on: unikrippe@familea.ch

Donations to the Day Care Center

University of Basel
Petersplatz 1

PC account: 40-2300-3
(reference: Spende ZX5321)


  • Gaudenz Henzi

    Head of Social Services

    Gaudenz Henzi
    University of Basel Social Services Petersplatz 1, Postfach
    4001 Basel
    Tel. +41 61 207 30 20
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