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Geography, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #87 (ARWU) Basel, Switzerland
On the one hand, Geography programme at the University of Basel examines space in its natural condition and on the other hand the interactions between man and space. According to these two aspects, the subject is divided into the subsections of physiogeography and human geography.
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Overview

The Geography programme at the University of Basel Bachelor is the first degree before the Master. It comprises a total of 180 credit points (CP). 

The extra-faculty subject Geography (75 credits) will be awarded to a second Phil. Hist. Subject studied, a second extra-faculty subject (each 75 credits) and a complementary area (30 credits) or as a second or secondary to Sport Science LINK (105 credits). One credit point (CP) ECTS equals approximately 30 working hours.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Earth System Sciences
  • Forms and Processes of the Earth's Surface
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Land Use
  • Geographical Information Systems
  • Experimental Environmental Research

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

The admission to a degree program at the University of Basel is granted in accordance with the admission regulations of the Rectorate and the regulations and rules of the university. The admission regulations for the upcoming academic year are issued in December by the Rectorate, in accordance 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1544 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 772 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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  • CHF 850 per semester

Living costs for Basel

  • 1615 - 2340 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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