Dr. Pascal SchmidAdministrative staff
Zentrum für Afrikastudien Basel
Pascal Schmid is an academic associate and deputy general manager at the Centre for African Studies Basel ZASB. He supports the Centre in the fields of communication, collaborations, third party funding and publications. In addition, he coordinates the advanced study programme as well as research and graduate training projects.
From 2008 to 2011, Pascal Schmid was a research assistant in the project "History of Health Systems in Africa" at the History Department of the University of Basel. In 2013, he obtained his doctorate in history with a thesis on the history of a former mission hospital and the development of health care services in rural Ghana. Previously, Pascal Schmid has worked as a journalist and online editor. He studied history, media science and political science at the Universities of Basel and Freiburg i.Br. (Germany).