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School exchange

Students of the Gymnasium Leonhard during their exchange in Boston in autumn of 2010.

In the framework of the Sister-State relationship between Basel and Massachusetts, schools such as Gymnasium Leonhard and Wirtschaftsgymnasium in Basel and the High Schools in Gloucester, Natick and Wakefield have been maintaining a lively and sustainable exchange for years. More information on the school exchange


The regions of Boston and Basel are global leaders in life sciences. But in the shadow of the strong life sciences, yet another plant has blossomed in the past few decades in both areas: nanoscience and nanotechnologies. More information on Nanoscience

History of the Partnership

Many encounters, exchanges and joint activities between Basel and Massachusetts have taken place since 2002. You will find a respective showcase in chronological order here