Fakultät für Mathematik, Physik und Informatik at the Uni Bayreuth
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Special features regarding teachingDuring the studies: Specialisation already possible in the Bachelor's degree, interdisciplinarity through non-Physics-related optional subjects (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Patent Law), flexible design of Master's course of study, including possible combinations with neighbouring subjects, early introduction to current research; For teaching qualification: Bachelor's/Master's course for grammar school level with option to continue with a Master's in a specific subject, together with Mathematics courses: study centre (every afternoon), particularly for supporting first-semester students and for preparing for examinations
Special features regarding the international orientationIndividual advice on planned studies abroad by course moderators and other lecturers
Exchange universities for stay abroadsFrankreich-Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon; Frankreich-Université Paris Diderot Paris 7; Italien-Università degli Studi di Roma 'Tor Vergata'; Niederlande-Universiteit Leiden; Polen-Uniwersytet Zielonogórski; Schweiz-Universität Bern; Spanien-Mondragon Unibertsitatea; Türkei-Gebze Yüksek Teknoloji Enstitüsü; Vietnam-Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City
Special features regarding the equipmentModern, well-equipped laboratories; Powerful computer cluster and CIP pools; Outstanding research infrastructure; Own helium liquefaction plant; Cooperation enhanced by close proximity of work groups and research institutions (modern campus university); Research-oriented advanced tutorials; Many e-books free for students; Well-stocked natural science library; Access to mathematics software, especially computer algebra systems (including costly commercial products); Good lecture halls with appropriate technology.
Support for foundersBusiness plan competitions; International Business Plan Competition (Master’s course); 5 Euro Business; Bayreuth shadowing; Entrepreneurial Thinking & Business Design (Master’s course); Seminar series of the start-up advisory service; Startup Stories; Start-up Day; Social Entrepreneurship Camp & Social Entrepreneurship Seminar
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThrough the addition of the counselling office for students with disabilities and chronic health problems (becks), the counselling and support services for students have been expanded comprehensively since 2015. It offers support with study problems and challenges, information on legal claims, reasonable adjustments and funding opportunities. becks is also committed to providing accessibility not only to buildings and premises but also of teaching content, raising awareness among university staff, reasonable adjustments, assistive devices/technology and personal assistance
Characteristics of diversity advancementCooperation with UBT facilities for diversity, internationalisation, equal opportunity, inclusion, families; target agreement for achieving gender equality; steps to increase the percentage of women, coaching and mentoring for female junior scientists; support of the UBT network Gender, Queer, Intersectionality and Diversity Studies; gender consulting for external funding applications; structural accessibility; PhD perspectives event for female doctoral candidates; cooperation with coordination office for STEM subjects and expanding the STEM network.
Other special featuresVery good professor-student ratio; Students have good opportunities to get actively involved in teaching and research; active departmental student organisation; Every semester guest lectures by well-known researchers at the choice of the students; In Bavaria, the Teaching Qualification (Gymnasium-level) is currently only offered as a Bachelor's/Master's course in Bayreuth (and at the TU Munich; Family-friendly university: Child care facilities on campus; the Department of Physics at the University of Bayreuth is a popular host for Humboldt scholarship holders (cf. also: http://www.uni-bayreuth.de/presse/Aktuelle-Infos/2014/161-Humboldt-Ranking.pdf)
Further information on research activitieswww.physik.uni-bayreuth.de/de/forschung/index.html
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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