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Master's information evening on March 14, 2024

On March 14 from 17:00 to 20:00, the University of Basel is organizing a Master's information evening. Just come to the Kollegienhaus at Petersplatz 1 and find out which program suits you best.
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Research Day of the University Center for Dentistry Basel

The 5th UZB Research Day on April 19, 2024 is dedicated to the anniversary year "100 years of dentistry in Basel". Postdocs, Master's students and researchers from the UZB will present their projects, the University of Basel and an industry…
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Clinical Research Day 2024

The Department of Clinical Research invites you to its Clinical Research Day on Thursday, February 8, 2024, from 11.15 am to 5.15 pm in the small lecture hall at the Center for Teaching and Research (ZLF) at Hebelstrasse 20, 4031 Basel.
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To the Anatomy Museum on Museum Night!

On Friday, January 19, 2024, 41 museums in Basel will open their doors for Museum Night. In addition to the Botanical Garden, the University Library and the Pharmacy Museum, the Anatomical Museum of the Faculty of Medicine will also be…
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This was the graduation ceremony on 17.11.2023

On November 17, 116 new Doctores med. and med. dent. were ceremoniously sworn in at the Elisabethenkirche. After a speech by Dr. Lukas Engelberger, Head of the Health Department of the Canton of Basel-Stadt, Prof. Dr. Primo Schär, Dean of…
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Bachelor Info Day on November 17

Two information markets are open from 9.00 am to 1.00 pm, one in the Kollegienhaus and one in the Biozentrum (find the link to a map below). At the information stands, you can obtain specific information about the degree course you are…
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Mobility and stability at the end of the semester

On Thursday, December 14, 2023, professor of Neuroorthopaedics Heide Elke Viehweger will give her inaugural lecture, which is also the end-of-semester lecture. It is entitled "Mobilität und Stabilität, oder die Reise zur Vernunft".

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Food Met Medicine on September 25!

At the FoodTalk on September 25, 2023 at Unternehmen Mitte, three invited experts spoke to around 110 people about the topics of medicine, agriculture and sustainability. The event was organized by the Medical Faculty of the University of…
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Fall Semester has begun

This week, the fall semester has begun at the university and thus also at the Faculty of Medicine. More than 500 first-year students are being welcomed at all five study programs of the Faculty of Medicine and provided with plenty of…
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Foodtalk 25 September: Food Meets Medicine

On Monday, Sep. 25, 2023, at 18:30 in the center of the company, the topic will be nutrition that is good for us and the planet. Three guests will speak about "Sustainable agriculture and planetary health", "How do I eat healthy? - The…

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Groundbreaking Study on Resistant Bacteria

A research team at the Department of Clinical Research has been able to show in a study that bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics can sometimes remain in patients' bodies for years, repeatedly causing infections, infecting other…
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Antibiotic consumption rose massively in the first year of the pandemic

A research team from the Department of Clinical Research at the Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Basel has observed an almost doubling of antibiotic prescriptions in 2020 as part of a study that has been running since 2017. As…
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Before the end of the year – the end of the semester

This Friday marks the end of the fall semester. The faculty would like to thank all lecturers and wishes students a good learning time. May you all have a Merry Christmas and/or a Happy New Year!
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Prof. Dr. Stephan Urban now also Dr. honoris causa

At the Dies Academicus of the University of Basel, Heidelberg molecular biologist Prof. Dr. Stephan Urban was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Medicine. His pioneering discoveries in the field of molecular virology of…
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Adam von Bodenstein reinstated to the register of the Faculty of Medicine

On January 27, 1564, the publisher of Paracelsian writings Adam von Bodenstein was expelled from the faculty due to his medical views. To draw attention to this injustice, the Faculty of Medicine symbolically reinstates von Bodenstein to…
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Why some people drink too much (water)

Anyone who drinks more than three liters per day probably suffers from the so-called "polydipsia-polyuria syndrome". This can be treated well, but unfortunately there are two fundamentally different causes - which must be tackled…
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New Heads of the Department of Public Health

Since September 1, the Department of Public Health is led by Prof. Michael Simon and Prof. Mirko Winkler. The Faculty Assembly thanks the now replaced head Prof. Sabina de Geest for her many years of dedicated service at the DPH, in the…
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Change in the management of the Department of Clinical Research

After almost ten years in office, Prof. Mirjam Christ-Crain, MD, Deputy Chief of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University Hospital Basel (USB), is stepping down from her position as Head of Department at DKF to devote…
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Career opportunities: Professorship Dementia Diseases

The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Basel and the University Geriatric Medicine Felix Platter are seeking a Professor of Dementia (open-rank) in conjunction with the position as Chief Physician of the Memory Clinic for 01.07.2024…
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Career opportunities: Professorship for Geriatrics

For 01.07.2025 or by agreement, the Medical Faculty of the University of Basel and the University Geriatric Medicine Felix Platter are seeking a Professor of Geriatrics in conjunction with the position of Chief Physician Acute Geriatrics.