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

+41 (0)61 207 36 44

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The secretary is open from Monday  - Thursday in the morning vom 09.30 - 12.00 o'clock


The Geography Department’s Human Geography/ Urban – and Regional Research of University of Basel, is carrying out projects of different scales in various locations. Thus, there are regional projects concerning regional development, urban planning, urban social and economic development and spatial management as well as inner-European and international projects, covering different topics related to economic geography, socio-spatial and economic disparities or risk and poverty reduction.

Students have the possibility to experience or even participate in different projects by participating in regional methodological practical trainings, field trips or research internships, or by writing seminary papers or their Master's Theses in certain topics.