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University of Basel

Bachelor’s Studies in Sport, Exercise and Health with Foreign Educational Qualifications

Before you begin the online application, please note the following:

  1. Degree programs
    Bachelor’s studies in sport, exercise and health consists of the degree program sport, exercise and health: prevention and health promotion, or is divided into the subject of sport, exercise and health: sports science along with one extra-faculty subject. A list of possible extra-faculty subjects can be found in the bachelor’s studies information sheet for sport, exercise and health: extra-faculty subjects.
    For questions relating to this course of studies, contact the Department of Sport, Exercise and Health directly (email: studium-dsbg@unibas.ch, homepage dsbg.unibas.ch).
  2. Admission requirements
    Acceptance to the bachelor’s course of studies requires a recognized secondary school leaving certificate or other equivalent degree from a higher education institution that is recognized by the University of Basel.
    Please refer to the admission regulations of the University of Basel  to find out which requirements your prior education qualifications must meet in order to make you eligible for admission to a bachelor’s degree program at the University of Basel.
  3. Restriction of admission / entrance examination
    The number of admissions for new students pursuing a bachelor’s degree in sport, exercise and health is limited to 100 for the 2018/19 academic year. If it becomes necessary to limit the number of admissions based on the number of applications received by 15 February 2018, the athletic entrance examination will be held on 5 and 6 July 2018. No reexamination will be given. We will inform you promptly concerning how to proceed. Information on the content of the entrance examination can be found in the guidelines for the entrance examination on the website of the Department of Sport, Exercise and Health: http://dsbg.unibas.ch/studium/aufnahmepruefung/.
    The entrance examination is also mandatory when transferring from another university.
  4. Language requirements
    German is the primary language of instruction for bachelor’s degree programs. The corresponding language skills are prerequisites for the successful completion of a degree program. All language skills should be at a level of C1 or higher based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (see http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/education/elp/elp-reg/self_assessment_grids_EN.asp) before the beginning of a degree program. Students are responsible for having attained the language skills required to successfully pursue their chosen degree program. Examination failures cannot be excused by insufficient language skills.
    The Language Center of the University of Basel helps students acquire language skills at the necessary level (sprachenzentrum.unibas.ch).
  5. Application process
    After completing the online application, you will be prompted to print out the application for admission to bachelor studies. A PDF of this form will also be sent to your email address.
    Important: Your application is only valid once it has been signed and submitted by the required deadline (date of the postmark) along with the required documents. Applications received after February 15 will not be accepted. For details on the required documents and formal requirements (officially authenticated copies and recognized translations), refer to the checklist included when you print out the application for admission. Please submit your application even if you have not yet taken your school-leaving or university degree examinations by the application deadline or if you are not yet in possession of all necessary supporting documents.
    After receiving your application, you will receive a confirmation of receipt by email and by conventional mail along with a deposit slip for your CHF 100 application fee. Your application can only be fully processed once this application fee has been paid and all of the required documents have been received.
  6. Officially authenticated copies and recognized translations
    Documents are to be submitted as officially authenticated copies and if required with a recognized translation. Please observe the mandatory University of Basel rectorate’s conditions for officially authenticated copies and recognized translations.
  7. Studying with a disability or illness
    Studying with a disability or chronic illness often requires more planning. The Students Without Barriers (StoB) service point is here to help you with the organization of your studies. For an effective support, please contact the service point well ahead of time via phone +41 61 207 17 19 or email stob@unibas.ch. More information can be found under www.stob.unibas.ch.

Online application

No online application is possible any more because the application deadline for the fall semester 2018 elapsed on 15 February 2018.

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