Department of Environmental Sciences
Geography / Urban and Regional Studies
Klingelbergstrasse 27
CH-4056 Basel

+41 (0)61 207 36 44

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Office hours

The office is open Monday - Thursday 9:30 - 12:00 a.m.

Focus of teaching and research

Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology

General landscape ecology, landscape analysis and evaluation, land development, Geomorphogenesis, Applied Landscape Ecology - Urban Landscapes, Rural areas, natural landscapes, Regional Focus: Regional Basiliensis, sub-and High Arctic, Namibia. (Rosmarie Gisin, Secretariat, Tel 061 267 36 45, Fax 061 267 36 57).

Human geography/Urban and Regional Research

Urban and Metropolitan Development in North and South countries, regional economic development, location marketing, urban environment and sustainable landscape design, Methods: geographic information systems (GIS), statistics, Empirical Social and Regional Research, Digital Imaging, Regional Focus: Southern Upper Rhine, Western Europe and U.S., developing countries, especially Africa and South Asia. (Head: Prof. Dr. phil. Rita Schneider-Sliwa, E-mail: Rita.Schneider-Sliwa @, Tel 061 267 36 44, fax 061 267 2007 28).