Getting to the Institute for European Global Studies

The Institute for European Global Studies in Basel can easily be reached by all means of transportation. For a convenient journey, please follow the directions below.

By airplane

From EuroAirport, take bus line 50 to the Basel Central Station (Bahnhof SBB). The line runs every 8 minutes and approximately takes 15 minutes from the airport to the Central Station (Bahnhof SBB). From there, continue as described below.

By car

Arriving from Germany (Motorway A5): Take the exit 'Basel Ost/Breite'. At the first set of traffic lights, turn right into Zürcherstrasse. After roughly 1km, turn left into Gellertstrasse (follow the sign for Bethesda hospital). The Institute for European Global Studies is about 500m down the road on the left.

Arriving from Switzerland (Motorways N1 or N3): Take the exit 'Basel Ost/Breite'. At the first set of traffic lights, turn left into Zürcherstrasse. After roughly 1km, turn left into Gellertstrasse (follow the sign for Bethesda hospital). The Institute for European Global Studies is about 500m down the road on the left.

By public transport

From Basel's Swiss (Basel Bahnhof SBB) Central Station or the French station Bâle gare SNCF:

Catch tram number 8, 10, or 11 to Aeschenplatz. From here, you have three options:
1. Take tram number 3 towards Birsfelden to the stop 'St. Alban-Tor'. Follow Gellertstrasse for approximately 500m (towards
Bethesda hospital).
2.Take tram number 14 to Pratteln to the stop 'Karl Barth-Platz', then walk along St. Alban-Ring for 300m until you reach Gellertstrasse.
3. Take bus number 37 to the bus stop 'Gellertstrasse'.

From the German station (Basel Badischer Bahnhof):

- Take tram number 2 to the stop 'Bankverein'
- Change to tram
number 3 towards Birsfelden
- Get off at the stop 'St. Alban-Tor' and walk along Gellertstrasse roughly 500m (towards
Bethesda hospital).

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