Basel is located in the triangle where Switzerland, France and Germany all meet. This city on the Rhine is a key international transport hub, with its airport close to the city, a Rhine port, two central stations, a dense public transport network and a modern road system ensuring good connections to everywhere in the world.As Switzerland’s most dynamic economic region and one of the most productive and innovative worldwide, Basel is a key location for the life sciences industry. Eminent service companies from the financial industry and from commerce and logistics similarly rank amongst the strong sectors in the region. A beautiful, well-tended old city, the river Rhine, secluded parks – which are both clean and safe – all of this is Basel. Added to these come a wide selection of hotels, restaurants and bars, good shopping and a comprehensive range of free-time activities, including not least some 40 museums – some of which enjoy a global reputation.