About us

The Department of Clinical Research (DKF) is the youngest unit of the Medical Faculty at the University of Basel and a member of the Swiss Clinical Trial Organisation (SCTO). We are located at the University Hospital Basel (USB) and support more than 130 research groups from almost all medical disciplines with an interdisciplinary team of about 50 experts.

We offer consulting and a wide range of services for the planning and conduct of clinical studies as well as various training offers suitable for all professionals within academic patient-oriented research. Furthermore, we continuously contribute to regional and national innovation projects for the development of new research infrastructures and the improvement of research methodology.