Contact & Opening Hours

Secretary's Office

The secretary’s office is located on the first floor and is the first address for information on the Bachelor’s and Master’s programme in Social Anthropology and for help or advice in general.

Opening Hours of the Secretary's Office:

Monday - Friday09.00 - 12.00
Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday14.00 - 16.30


During the semester break the institute will be closed.

The library can be accessed via Schlüsselberg 17 (please note the reduced opening hours there as well).

If you have any concerns or questions, please contact us by e-mail.

How to get to the seminar by public transport

From the Airport Basel:
Take bus # 50 (direction "Bahnhof SBB"). Get off at „Kannenfeldplatz“ and change to bus # 36 (direction „Schifflände“) until Schifflände. Then walk up the Rheinsprung to Münsterplatz.

From the Swiss Railway Station (Bahnhof SBB):
Take tram # 1 (direction “Badischer Bahnhof”) or tram # 2 (direction Eglisee). Get off at “Bankverein” and walk via Freie Strasse to the Münsterplatz.

From the German Railway Station (Badischer Bahnhof):
Take tram # 1 (direction Dreirosenbrücke) or tram # 2 (direction Kronenplatz). Get off at "Kunstmuseum" and follow the Rittergasse to the Münsterplatz.

How to get to the institute by car

There are no parking facilities near the institute. The next public parking is Elisabethen.

Unfortunately the house is not wheelchair friendly.

The Institute of Social Anthropology is here:

Support and Student Advice

The student advisor for the Bachelor and Master program is Sandra Burri. For appointments please contact her directly via e-mail. Also, before making an appointment, browse the FAQ which lists questions that students have posed over the past few years and see whether you find an answer to your question.