Master in Anthropology

Full Time

Master in Anthropology

University of Basel
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    1st year fees
  • 120
  • Campus
  • Masters
  • 2 years


Master in Anthropology is a 2 years Masters program taught at University of Basel, . The program is offered in campus-based modes with full Time options. To successfully obtain Master in Anthropology from University of Basel you are required to complete 120 credit hours. After completion of Master in Anthropology you will be able to further continue for advance studies or start career as Anthropologist.

The English-language master’s program in Anthropology combines the academic traditions of British social anthropology and American cultural anthropology. It prepares students for an applied or academic career in an international professional and research field. At the University of Basel, students concentrate on the main research areas of political anthropology, visual culture, and medical ethnology. At the heart of the course is applied ethnographic research, including six weeks of field research. This takes place in a region of the global south.

Admission Requirements

The minimum requirements for admission in Master in Anthropology at University of Basel for all applicants (Domestic or International) are:

  • program specific academic requirment set by University of Basel.
  • English Language OR any other language requirments as set by University of Basel as pre-requiste for admission in Master in Anthropology.

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Courses Units

You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at

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The students are free to choose the second master’s degree according to their interests and professional goals. Both subjects from the Faculty of Philosophy and History as well as non-faculty subjects come into question. In particular, anthropology can be meaningfully combined with disciplines that deal with societies and their cultures or cultural sub-areas (such as art or language), with the actions of people, their norms (law), their history or their natural environment.

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