The University of Basel has an international reputation for outstanding achievements in research and teaching. Founded in 1460, the University of Basel is the oldest university in Switzerland and has a history of success going back over 550 years.
As a comprehensive university offering a wide range of high-quality educational opportunities, the University of Basel attracts students from Switzerland and the entire world, offering them outstanding studying conditions as they work towards their bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degrees. Today, the University of Basel has around 13,000 students from over a hundred nations, including 2,800 PhD students.
The University of Basel has seven faculties covering a wide spectrum of academic disciplines. At the same time, the university has positioned itself amidst the international competition in the form of five strategic focal areas: Life Sciences, Visual Studies, Nanosciences, Sustainability and Energy Research and European and Global Studies. In international rankings, the University of Basel has regularly placed among the 100 top universities in the world thanks to its research achievements. The educational offer, aligned to the Bologna system, includes bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs, continuous training programs, as well as state-of-the-art research
The University of Basel has deep roots in the economically powerful and culturally rich Basel region. The university also works closely with domestic and international partners to make relevant contributions to the advancement of the sciences and society. This also means that the University of Basel pays particular attention to aspects of sustainability, equal opportunity and knowledge transfer.
The 21st IEEE ISPDC 2022 conference is hosted and supported by the University of Basel, the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, and the High Performance Computing research group, lead by Prof. Florina Ciorba, the conference’s General Chair.