general information

Be part of it. Select your subject-specific community and register – if one doesn’t exist yet, you can become a direct member of AlumniBasel. The annual fee is a key source of funding for our activities.

If you would like to become a member of AlumniBasel, there are various options open to you:

•    Direct membership of the AlumniBasel umbrella organization
•    Direct membership of a subject-specific alumni group (within the umbrella organization)
•    Collective membership through a faculty organization (AlumniMedizin, PRO IURE, VBÖ, Zahnärztliche AlumniBasel ZAB).

Under “Subject-specific alumni”, you can find more detailed descriptions of the various subject-specific alumni groups and faculty organizations.

Membership of AlumniBasel is open to people who have:
» obtained a degree/academic title (licentiate, diploma, bachelor’s, master’s, PhD) at the University of Basel,
» completed training for higher teaching positions or a course of postgraduate studies at the University of Basel,
» qualified as a university lecturer at the University of Basel, or
» worked as a lecturer, PhD student, assistant, or research staff at the University of Basel for at least two semesters,
» as well as to people with especially close links to the University of Basel or who have rendered outstanding services to the University.

Standard membership:

The membership fee for AlumniBasel (the umbrella organization) or for subject-specific alumni is CHF 60 per year and gives you access to the various offers and membership benefits.
You will receive an updated membership card every two years.

» Register for standard membership here.

As a collective member, you also receive access to the activities and membership benefits of AlumniBasel. However, collective members of AlumniBasel determine their membership fee themselves through their society assemblies; the current rates are as follows:
AlumniMedizin: CHF 60 per year
PRO IURE: CHF 50 per year
VBÖ: CHF 60 per year
ZAB: CHF 50 per year

Trial membership:

If you obtained a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree or PhD from the University of Basel less than one year ago, you can benefit from a free trial year as a new graduate. Duration of offer: one year from the time of registration.

» Register for trial membership here.

Note: PRO IURE und AlumniMedizin do not offer a trial membership. New graduates in dental medicine automatically receive a one-year trial membership from ZAB from the time of their state examination. New graduates in economics automatically receive a two-year trial membership from VBÖ.

You can find AlumniBasel’s account details for depositing the membership fees (in CHF or a foreign currency) here.

Would you like to cancel your membership? To do so, you simply need to send an email to alumni(at)