Erasmus+ Coordinator: Holly Patch
Language of instruction: German.
Study cycle: Master
Erasmus+ Partner:Zentrum Gender Studies
General information: The University Basel is a university with an excellent international reputation, with outstanding performances in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, it is the oldest university in Switzerland with more than 550 years of successful history.
As comprehensive university with wide, qualitative upright educational opportunities it is the choice of many swizz and international students and offers them an excellent choice of studies on Bachelors-, Masters-, and PhD-level. Today there are about 13000 students from over 100 nations studding at University Basel, of which are 2700 doctoral students.
At its seven faculties, the University offers a wide spectrum of scientific divisions. At the same time it positions itself in international competition with the five strategically focuses Life Science, Educational Science, Nano science, Sustainable and Energy Science as well as European and Global Studies. Because of its research work, the University Basel is regularly ranked under the best 100 university worldwide.
The University Basel is located in the economical strong and cultural rich region of Basel and is working closely with national and international partners, to make relevant contributions to the development of Science and society. This also means that the university pays special attention to aspects of sustainability, equal opportunities and the transfer of knowledge.
Course offerings: Our Erasmus+ partner in Basel, the Zentrum Gender Studies of the University Basel, offers the following studie-program:
- MA Genderstudies (Ger.)
The Master Gender study allows in a special way a deepening of Gender competence. Over the content design and a rather theoretical or practical orientation, students are free to choose in a given frame. This fulfills the goal, to qualify students for a career in science or non-university careers and gives the opportunity to study an individual profile.
The Master-Program is divided into eight modules of which five have to be visited. The module “Theoretische Grundlagen der Geschlechterforschung” has the central aspect of challenging theoretical literature and its processing in seminar work. In the module “Praxis der Geschlechterforschung” students will carry out their own (theoretical or empirical) projects and deepen their research abilities and methodical skills.The modules “Subjekt, Körper Identität; Herrschaft, Normativität und symbolische Ordnung; Lebensverhältnisse, Umwelt, Ökonomie und Wissensformen und Wissenschaft”fulfill the theatrical fields of gender studies.A detailed overview of all courses can be found on the Website of MA Gender Studies.
Study terms: The winter semester begins mid September and ends in mid December. The summer semester begins in mid February and ends in mid June.
Other information: The University Basel offers incoming students different support, such as with finding an accommodation. The Erasmus+ students network (ESN) offers different events at the university and arranges a buddy-system. Further information for incoming students can be found at the universities homepage.
Events & Deadlines
Erasmus+ Sprechstunde/ Office hours:
Aktuell bieten wir keine Sprechstunde an. // At the moment we are not offering office hours.
Alle Kurse für das kommende Sommersemester 2020 sind auch im eKVV online einsehbar! Englischsprachige Veranstaltungen finden Sie HIER.
All courses for the upcoming summer semester 2020 are also available online in the eKVV. You can find an overview of courses in English HERE.
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