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Links

Links collected by Mary Al-Akhdar 2013

(Linked-to websites do not reflect the opinions or ideas of The Basel Journal. The Journal does not accept any liability or responsibility for the content of websites which are linked to from the Journal website. The Journal has not verified the content of these third party websites.)          

General Emergency Numbers

Ambulances: 144

Fire Brigade: 118

Mountain Air Rescue: 1414 or 1415

Pharmacy Service: 1811/144

Poisoning: 145

Police: 117

Road Assistance: 140

Veterinary Service: 1811/144

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LINKS

Is your club, organization or sport listed here?  If not, please send the home page URL to 

matthias.hugenschmidt@thebaseljournal.ch.


Index

  • Books
  • Cinema and Theatre
  • Classifieds
  • Clubs
  • Conversion Tools
  • Driving (new section)
  • Education and Learning
  • Food
  • Forums, Facebook, and Yahoo Groups (Interact)
  • Garbage and Other Waste Removal
  • Health
  • Housing Search
  • Information
  • Language
  • Living
  • Media
  • Sports (completely new section, longest section, just added to the list)
  • Technology: TV, Phone and Computer (Completely new section added)
  • Travel
  • Worship in English

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Books

www.bergli.ch  (Publishing in English)

www.ub.unibas.ch/  (University Library site in German)

http://www.stadtbibliothekbasel.ch/  (Basel West Location for large English Collection)

www.centrepoint.ch  (Membership Includes English Books Access)

www.jukibu.ch/  (Extensive Children’s Library Many Languages)

http://www.xpatsguide.com/  (The Expat’s Guide to Southern Alsace)

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Cinema and Theatre

www.mybasel.ch (Cinema)

www.semi-circle.ch (Drama Group)

www.baselpanto.org (Christmas Performance)

www.gaybeggars.ch/  (Drama Group)

www.upstart-entertainment.ch  (Drama Group)

www.savoyards.ch (Gilbert and Sullivan Society)

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Classifieds

www.expatmarketplace.com

www.classifieds.justlanded.com/en/Switzerland_Basel/1

www.expat-blog.com/en/classifieds/europe/switzerland/basel/

www.basel.backpage.com/

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Clubs

www.meetup.com/BASS-Basel-Area-Social-Sports/ (Social)

www.awcbasel.org  (American Women’s Club Basel)

www.baselconnect.ch (Connecting Expats with Locals)

www.englishclub-basle.ch  (To Practice English Language Skills)

www.toastmasters.ch/   (Toastmasters Basel)

www.baselirishclub.com  (Basel Irish Club)

www.centrepoint.ch (English Speaking International Group)

www.pwg-basel.ch  (Professional Women’s Group in English)

www.asc-basel.ch (Anglo Swiss Club Basel)

www.connexions.ch (Social Club for English Speakers)

www.Basel.harrier.eu.org  (Running and Beer!)

www.baselchildrenstrust.ch  (Supporting Basel Families)

www.you4basel.ch  (Integration Through Social Engagement)

www.groups.yahoo.com/group/BaselWalkers/  (Basel Walkers)

www.internations.org/basel-expats

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Conversion Tools

www.xe.com/currencyconverter/

www.onlineconversion.com/

www.babelfish.com/

www.dict.leo.org/

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Driving

http://baselexpats.com/?p=251 (New French Laws affect Basel drivers)

www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-18662555  (French driving requirements)

www.internations.org/switzerland-expats/guide/driving-in-switzerland-15643

www.easy-drive.ch/der-weg-zum-frausweis  (in German )

www.fahrschule-mike.ch/en/home

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Education and Learning

www.ed-bs.ch/bildung/welcome/zuzueger/anmeldung-und-beratung (Basel Stadt)

www.opendoorbasel.ch

www.earlylearning.ch/en/Home.htm

www.frugaldad.com/

www.bs.ch/schulen  (Basel Stadt Schools German)

www.baselarea.ch/en/living-in-the-basel-area/schools.html  (Comprehensive)

www.englishinbasel.ch  (HSK English)

www.ed-bs.ch/bildung/pzbs/unterricht/herkunftssprachen-heimatliche-sprache-und-kultur  (HSK)

www.baselartroom.com

www.world-peace-academy.ch

www.kidsmusic.ch/   (Music for Children)

www.e-tas.ch/  (English Teachers’ Association)

www.swisseduc.ch/english/   (Teaching Materials)

www.openuniversity.edu  (Online Degrees)

www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL84C3A4DD9C263D79   (Yale video lectures in English)

www.universitiesandcolleges.org/blog/free-online-college-courses/  (American Universities and free online courses)

www.distancelearn.about.com/od/onlinecourses/a/FreeClasses.htm (Long distance learning – American institutions)

www.universitiesandcolleges.org/blog/language-learning-resources/ (Online learning)

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Food

www.basel-restaurants.ch/english

www.expatkochen.com/ (Foodie Blog)

www.britshop.ch  (Order Online)

www.americanmarket.ch/  (Order Online)

http://www.afoodave.ch/ (American Food Items – Order Online)

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Forums and Facebook, and Yahoo Groups (Interact)

www.justlanded.com

www.englishtalk.ch

http://zurich.angloinfo.com/forum

www.englishforum.ch 

 www.expatmarketplace.com

www.groups.yahoo.com/group/BaselExpat/

www.groups.yahoo.com/group/Expat-Moms-In-Switzerland/

www.facebook.com/baselfans    (Community page for Basel)

www.facebook.com/groups/Ex.Pats.In.Basel/

www.internations.org/switzerland-expats  (InterNations connecting global minds)

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Garbage and Other Waste Removal

www.basel.ch/en/leben/wohnen/sicherheitundsauberkeit.htm

www.tiefbauamt.bs.ch/index  (in German)

www.yellow.local.ch/en/q?what=recycling&where=basel&rid=lGM5  (Directory)

www.lifeinbasel.com/2013/03/10/garbage-disposal-and-recycling-in-basel/

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Health

www.gd.bs.ch/im-notfall.htm  (Emergency numbers in German)

www.rhine-online.com/html/switzerland/switzerland-basel-health.htm 

www.basel.ch/en/leben/gesundheitundversicherungen/gesundheit.htm (Hospital Overview in English)

www.lifeinbasel.com/2013/03/08/expatriate-medical-insurance-in-switzerland/ (Medical Insurance)

www.internations.org/basel-expats/guide/living-in-basel-15846/healthcare-in-the-basel-area-2

www.ukbb.ch/en/emergencies.html  (State-of-the-Art Children’s Hospital)

www.bern.usembassy.gov/basel2.html  (Doctors)

www.yellow.local.ch/en  (Doctors)   

www.doctor.ch/doctors/ (Doctors)

www.parkresort.ch/de/sole-uno/  (Thermal Pools and Wellness)

www.laguna-badeland.de/de/index.php  (Waterpark and Relaxation)

www.dampfbadbasel.ch/  (Turkish Style Bath and Massage)

www.vandermerwe.ch/  (Sports Center)

www.samariter-riehen.ch/courses-in-english   (First Responders’ Course for Parents)

www.cancersupportbasel.wordpress.com/  (Cancer Support Group in English)

www.gsuenderbasel.ch/ (Fitness classes – in German)

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Housing Search

www.homegate.ch

www.immostreet.ch/en/HomePage

www.immobilien.bs.ch/miete-kauf/mietobjekte/vermietung-wohnungen.htm    (in German)

www.expatinbasel.com/good-to-know/renting/ (Renting information)

www.mieterverband.ch/smv_lebensdauertab.0.html (in German)

www.mieterverband.ch/smv_dienstleistungen.0.html (in German)

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Information

http://www.migraweb.ch./en/ (exhaustive information on living in Basel area – many languages)

www.integration-bsbl.ch/en/zuhause-in-beiden-basel/informationen-ipool/ (pdf files many languages)

www.baselconnect.ch

www.simplybasel.com/   (created by expats, for expats)

http://www.xpatsguide.com/  (The Expat’s Guide to Southern Alsace)

www.Basel.ch

www.basel.com/en

www.swissworld.org

www.gotrotting.com/

www.zurich.angloinfo.com

www.expatbasel.com  (Jobs)

www.expat-basel.com/

www.britishresidents.ch

www.baselexpats.com

www.rhine-online.com

www.xpatxchange.ch

www.hmb.ch/en/home (History Museum Basel)

http://en.comparis.ch/  (Insurance, Finance, more…)

www.basel-virtuell.ch/en/

www.facebook.com/pages/Things-to-do-in-Basel/127683823368?ref=ts&fref=ts

www.lifeinbasel.com/

www.expatfocus.com

www.isyours.com/e/swiss-business-guide/names.html  (Business)

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Language

www.inlingua-basel.ch/en/

www.academia-basel.ch

www.berlitz.ch/en/basle/

www.vhsbb.ch/k_home.aspx

www.klubschule.ch/

www.arcadia-schule.ch/

www.cambridge.ch

www.eldrid.ch/swgerman.htm

www.ggg-kurse.ch

www.nsh.ch/start/  (Learn German)

www.rhine-online.com   (Learn English, German or French)

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Living

www.baselarea.ch/en/links.html   (Very Comprehensive Links !)

www.bs.ch  (Comprehensive, in German)

www.baselland.ch  (in German)

www.yellow.local.ch/en  (Yellow Pages)

www.tel.search.ch/  (Phone Book)

www.switzerland.isyours.com (Rough Guide )

www.americansabroad.org/

www.bscc.co.uk/ (British/Swiss Chamber of Commerce)

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Media

www.swissinfo.ch

www.swissnews.ch/

www.theenglishshow.com (Radio X)

www.baselfamilymagazine.com (What’s On in Basel)

www.Audreymag.ch  (For Women)

http://bazonline.ch/ (German – Basler Zeitung  Newspaper )

www.global.nytimes.com (International Herald Tribune)

www.guardiannews.com/  (The Guardian Online)

www.npr.org/  (National Public Radio U.S.)

www.thenewstorktimes.com/  (Parenting in Switzerland)

www.mmjournal.com/  (Parenting in Switzerland)

www.swissstyle.com/articles

www.talesmag.com/  (Evocative Writing on the Expat Experience)

www.cosmopolis.ch/  (German and English)

www.thelocal.ch

www.internations.org/magazine (Expat Magazine)

www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/news.html

www.inkdrop.net/dave/news.html  (English Online Newspapers from the World)

www.journalism.org/resources/principles   (For Journalists)

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Sports Clubs   (German unless stated otherwise)

www.sportalbasel.ch  (Comprehensive Sports, Fitness and Wellness)

www.mybasel.ch/links_vereine_sport.cfm (Comprehensive)

www.xpatxchange.ch/recreation (Comprehensive and Regional)

American Football

www.gladiators.ch  (Gladiators)

www.baselmeanmachine.ch  (Mean Machine)

Badminton

www.badminton.ch (including list and links to regional clubs)

Baseball

www.therwil-flyers.ch  (Therwil Flyers)

www.frogs-baseball.ch  (Sissach Frogs)

Basketball

www.bvn.ch/ (Northwest Switzerland – including links to regional clubs)

www.eurobasket.com/Switzerland/basketball.asp (Basketball information – not clubs – in English)

Boxing

www.athletikschule.ch

Cricket

www.baselcricket.ch (Basel Cricket Club in English)

Curling

www.sportalbasel.ch/1283

Diving

www.divingclubbasel.ch/indexde.php

Fencing

www.baslerfechtclub.ch/ (Basler Fechtclub)

www.fechtgesellschaftbasel.ch/ (Fechtgesellschaft Basel)

Floorball

www.uhcbaselunited.ch/

Football (Soccer in the US)

www.fcb.ch/Startpage (Basel’s Top Football Team)

www.football.ch/fvnws/Fussballverband-Nordwestschweiz/Vereine-FVNWS.aspx  (Football of NW Switzerland)

Handball

www.rtv1879basel.ch/

Hockey (field hockey):

www.bhc.ch (Basler HC)

In-Line Hockey

www.redwings.ch/news.php (Red Wings Basel)

Ice Hockey

www.sharks.ch  (Basel Sharks)

www.young-sharks.ch/  (Basel Young Sharks)

www.regio-team.ch/  (EHC Basel-Kleinhüningen)

www.ehc-basel-oldtimers.ch/home/  (Basel Oldtimers)

www.ehcbinningen.ch/  (EHC Binningen)

www.ehc-laufen.ch/  (EHC Laufen)

www.ehclausen.ch/  (EHC Lausen)

www.ehc-rheinfelden.ch/  (EHC Rheinfelden)

www.ehc-zs.ch/  (EHC Zunzgen-Sissach)

Lacrosse

www.lacrossebasel.ch/spartansweb  (Spartans)

Martial Arts

www.teambasel.ch/brazilianjiujitsu.php?language=en (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – in English)

www.judobasel.com/ (Judo/Jiu-Jitsu)

www.cgi.datacomm.ch/samurai/  (Judo Club Samurai)

www.judo-jura.ch/  (in French)

www.yellow.local.ch/en/q/Basel/Karate.html  (Karate Clubs Basel)

www.tkd-basel.ch/ (Taekwondo)

www.aikidoschule-basel.ch (Aikido)

Rowing

www.basler-ruder-club.ch/  (Basler Ruder-Club)

www.rcblauweiss.ch/  (Ruder-Club Blauweiss Basel)

Rugby

www.rugbybasel.ch  (RFC Basel, in English and German)

Running

www.basel.harrier.eu.org/  (Hash House Harriers Basel)

www.baselrunning.ch/  (Basel Dragons Running Club, in English)

www.joggeli-fitnessclub.ch/ (Jogging)

Snooker

www.baselsnooker.ch/  (Snooker, billiards, pool)

Tennis

www.tennisregionbasel.ch/  (Tennis Region Basel –  a list of all clubs and tennis centres in the Basel area.)

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Technology

www.lifeinbasel.com/2013/03/21/arriving-in-basel-part-iv-setting-up-internet-tv-and-telephone-services/    (Phone and Cable)

www.nsateurope.com   (Satellite)

www.slingbox.com    (Sling Cable Around the World  from U.S. Television)

www.strongvpn.com/   (to Stream Movies from U.S. IP address – Netflix and Amazon)

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Travel

www.goeurope.about.com/od/switzerland/

www.euroairport.com/en/  (Basel Airport)

www.sbb.ch/en/home.html  (Train SBB Online)

www.mobility.ch/de/pub/   (Car Sharing)

www.basel.com/en/activities_excursions/rhine-cruises

www.bahn.de  (German Railway Station)

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Worship in English

www.anglicanbasel.ch  (Anglican )

www.baselfellowship.org

www.esrccb.org  (Catholic)

www.crossroadsbasel.ch/

www.icf-basel.ch/home.html