There are a few universities in Switzerland which offer special classes for seniors. The University of Basel offers the so called „Senioren Uni" in the region of northwestern Switzerland. The "Senioren Uni" offers an insight into the manifold research and knowledge fields of the University of Basel. Dozens of presentations on current research projects are on the programmes. The "Senioren Uni" is open to anyone who has reached his or her 58th year of life as well as their partner.