Alte Universität (Old University)

The so called Old University goes back to the beginning of the University in 1460. Nowadays the various faculties of the University are dispersed throughout Basel. From 1935 through 1962 Karl Barth held seminars at the Old University at the Rheinsprung.

The professors of the theological faculty at the Dies Academicus 1960 Walking down the «Augustinergasse». From the left: W. Bieder, E. Jenni, F. Lieb, F. Buri, E. Staehelin, K. Barth.


Address: Rheinsprung 9/11, CH-4051 Basel
Phone: +41 (0)61 267 31 11

  • Located 5 min. walk from the Münster
  • Walk down the «Augustinergasse»