University of Basel

Educational material
For the translation of an English edition of Homers Ilias: Gesamtkommentar.

Founded in 1460, the University of Basel is the oldest university in Switzerland.

The University has approximately 9,000 undergraduate and 2,000 postgraduate and doctoral students from all over the world. The Department of Classics and Oriental Studies, which houses the Commentary project, belongs in the Faculty of Humanities. The local commentary team in the core disciplines of Homeric Studies consists of two project leaders and five regular collaborators. The core team is supported by specialists from related disciplines and sub-disciplines of Greek philology.