Doctor examines a patient's eyesight using a chart


The Eye Clinic of the University Hospital Basel is involved in both research and academic training.

In teaching, the Eye Clinic has a considerable teaching mandate and is an important training center with 15 assistant doctors.

Teaching in the eye clinic

  • Students studying medicine (Bachelor & Master)
  • Employment as a junior assistant (Master's degree in medicine)
  • Doctoral students working on a dissertation

  • Residents for the specialist title of ophthalmology
  • Senior physicians specializing in ophthalmic surgery

Accompanying the academic career (habilitation/professorship)

  • Regular events for external and internal specialists
  • Annual international congress

  • Nursing
  • Orthoptists, practical training center in cooperation with ZAG WInterthur (higher technical college)
  • Vocational training in secretarial and patient services (EBA)