+ -

University of Basel

Other Student Initiatives

AIESEC is the world’s largest international student organization. Its members take an interest in global problems, leadership, and management.

Akademische Turnerschaft Alemannia is a dueling (fencing) society that accepts students from the University of Basel and the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland FHNW.

Orange, white and green – Froburgers show their colors when studying, working, and at leisure. Students at the University of Basel can share their once-in-a-lifetime university experience with us, making friends across faculties and generations in the process.

The Akademischer Alpenclub Basel is a group of adventurous mountaineers who enjoy planning and leading their own routes. The club has more than 100 members, of whom most – but not all – are students and doctoral researchers at the University of Basel.

How to study properly? Instead of a theoretical answer, we offer you a broad network of friendship, mentoring in your studies, in your private life and in your career, as well as a varied range of leisure activities. All you need is commitment, curiosity and enrollment at the University of Basel. We are looking forward to you!

Do you want to make an active contribution to the integration of foreign children and young people? Do you enjoy explaining things and helping people to learn? Are you motivated, committed and reliable? Can you imagine yourself providing remedial education to children and young people? Then you’re in the right place.

We give you the opportunity to make music with other students, members of the University, and anyone else who wants to come along. It’s also an opportunity to strike a balance between mind, body, and soul and to meet students from other faculties.

The English Seminar Choir gives students the opportunity to practice their English through the medium of song. The choir has become a major part of the University of Basel and of cultural life in Basel. The English Seminar Choir is open to all enthusiastic singers, both students and nonstudents.

The Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Basel offers exchange students leisure activities that allow them to socialize and learn more about  Switzerland and its culture.

The Helvetia Basel brings together current and former students of the University of Basel and aims to encourage political and historical understanding among its members.

IAESTE is an international exchange organization that arranges placements abroad for students in engineering and science faculties. IAESTE Switzerland offers internships in more than 80 countries.

Jurassia Basiliensis is is a color-wearing (farbtragend) student society at the University of Basel that offers lifelong membership. We have made it our mission to cultivate and cement friendships between our members.

As a Catholic university community, we are open to students and teaching staff of all ecumenical and religious leanings. Searching for answers ourselves, we allow ourselves to be challenged, inspired, and supported by the Christian faith.

The Multilingual Toastmasters meet on a regular basis in the Collegiate Building of the University of Basel for training sessions to improve their rhetorical skills and leadership qualities.

Offene Bühne is a platform for theater, poetry, music, and other fringe events. The stage is located in the lovingly restored cellar of the historic Engelhof building, which also houses the

Are you looking for the camaraderie of the military at the university? The officer’s association regularly organizes events aimed at the preservation of basic military skills and further topics regarding the army, politics, history and economics.

The Reformiertes Pfarramt beider Basel an der Universität Basel sees itself as bridging a gap between the university and the Evangelical Church.

Do you enjoy winter sports? Are you a student? The Schweizerischer Akademischer Skiclub (SAS) offers a professional environment and supports ambitious athletes through to their participation in winter “Universiaden.”

The Schweizerischer Studentenverein is a society of Christian, color-wearing students and former students who come together to cultivate amicitia (friendship), scientia (science) and virtus (virtue).

The Schwizerhüsli Basiliensis society offers students from all faculties and universities a refreshing change from everyday university life.

SLTA Student Chapter Basel focuses on the possibilities and challenges of the fast-evolving LegalTech sector. By providing our members a diverse portfolio of events, we bear first-hand experiences and connect them with people in the industry. Ultimately, we give a new perspective to law and prepare you for your future in the legal sector.

Would you like to demonstrate your commitment to society in a forward-looking, intercultural, fascinating and diverse field? Then the Foundation Calcutta Project Basel is the right place for you.

The Sustainability Working Group is the contact point for all members of the university, especially students, for the implementation of sustainability projects at the University of Basel.

Uni-T means «Uni(versität) t(anzt)» and is pronounced like the word «unity». The two parts of the name are representative of the philosophy of the 25-person dance group. A passion for dance and close camaraderie is what connects the members of the Uni-T family – something that is apparent not only during practice, but on stage as well.

City history from a different angle? The Verein Frauenstadtrundgang Basel offers unconventional tours of Basel and the region from a gender-specific perspective.

Switzerland’s oldest student society currently has 400 active members and 3,000 former members.

To top