DinnerConnect: Great Food, Great Company

Our second DinnerConnect was a great success! Thank you to club member Ana Keller who treated us to a delicious “Feijoada Completa” after a great apero complete with Caipirinhas!



World Wide Women

This is a course designed for immigrant women who want to strengthen their professional, social and personal skills. It will increase their possibilities of entering the labour market in the German-speaking regions of Switzerland. New session starts August 24th.


olla común

Olla común: Lunch on Saturdays

Volunteers from different countries—representing cultures from around the world—prepare and serve a traditional meal. The proceeds are donated to a social project of their choosing.



A ‘Stamm’ is the traditional get-together of the villagers in Switzerland after work for a beer and a chat sitting around the ‘Stammtisch’.



Typically Swiss Workshop

Typically Swiss is a workshop offered by the GGG and led by BaselConnect’s president, Kathy Hartmann-Campbell. Organized by GGG Ausländerberatung, their objectives with this workshop are to provide attendees with practical information and tips for business and day-to-day life:



Difficult To Find Friends?

BaselConnect’s president is interviewed about the reported challenges for expats in Basel. She responds to a recent expat survey conducted by HSBC and an article that was written about it.



BaselConnect Education Site

Thanks to the hard work of our Education working group volunteers, we have all of the official information on the public school system—translated into English—on our education site. This is a tremendous service to anyone considering putting their children into local schools.



Sinofonieorchester: Symphony Club

The Symphony Club is an open platform for Basel area expats who have an interest in classical music. They are interested in forming a core member team to help bring expats, locals and orchestra members together in order to share their love of classical music.


Green Home Chef

Introducing Ökozentrum

Ökozentrum is a non-profit-organisation and offers sustainable cooking classes every month in Basel. They offer courses in both English and German, making them an enjoyable and healthy chance for locals and internationals to work together.



skillharbour: the place to exchange your skills

Do what you love for people who love what you do! This Basel based project is the harbour where exchanging skills and talents becomes easy. Swap your skills, find what you are looking for. It’s all free, you just “pay” with your time.