The Basel area offers unique advantages for innovative companies and for employees. Basel has one of the highest concentrations of successful life-science businesses in the world. Not only the Basel pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and medical technology businesses benefit from this life-science cluster, but also other industry branches within the region.
First-Class Education and Research
Five of the best universities in the world are located in Basel and the surrounding area. As well as the University of Basel, the Shanghai index also cites the ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) in Zurich, the University of Zurich, the University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany) and the University of Strasbourg (France).