The Basel Department of Art History understands the past as a present challenge to continue to develop the academic field of art history, including methodologically, and to connect our historical orientation with current problems in our age after the digital revolution. Basel is one of the places where, with Jacob Burckhardt and Heinrich Wölfflin, art history was “invented” as a discipline.

Departement of Art History
University of Basel
Im Laurenz-Bau, St. Alban-Graben 8
4051 Basel

Phone: +41 (0) 61 206 62 92
Fax: +41 (0) 61 206 62 97