Welcome to studying Physics in Basel

The training of physicists is one of the key missions of the Department of Physics. Students studying Physics at our Department receive a solid basic education in the Bachelor degree program and can choose between many cutting-edge lectures in our main research topics, Nanophysics and Quantum Physics as well as Cosmology and Particle Physics. 

In the Master degree program, students extend their knowledge and start their own research in the master project and master thesis within one of the two main research areas. 

At our Department, we focus on 

  • a close relation of teaching and research,
  • excellent assistance and supervision,
  • cutting-edge and interdisciplinary degree programs.



Fall semester 2023

Academic semester:01.08.23 - 31.01.24
Lectures:18.09.23 - 22.12.23
Christmas break:25.12.23 - 02.01.24

Spring semester 2024

Academic semester:01.02.24 - 31.07.24
Lectures:26.02.24 - 31.05.24
Easter break:28.03.24 - 01.04.24

Further Semester Dates


The information on this website is not legally binding and may not reflect the most recent changes in the study regulations (Studienordnung). To obtain more information and in case of questions, please contact us.