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Physics, Department

Fakultät für Physik at the Uni Bielefeld


  • Universitätsstraße 25
  • 33615 Bielefeld
  • Phone: +49 521 106-5247
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Basic information

Total number of students 510
Number of master degree students 90

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 68.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 74.4 %

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups 50.0 %

Research

Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.1
Laboratory internships 2.4
Research orientation 1.7
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.6
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure
Workstations
Overall study situation 2.1

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.6
Research orientation 1.8
Overall study situation 1.5

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The study model at the Universität Bielefeld is structured in a unified manner across all faculties. This enables the students to create an individual, inter-disciplinary specialisation. Networking between the Departments of Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Technology promotes an active course of studies beyond subject boundaries.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Uni Aarhus, Dänemark; Uni Jyväskylä, Finnland; Uni Paris Sud, Frankreich; Uni Bergen, Norwegen; Uni Tromsö, Norwegen; Uni Wroclawski, Polen; Uni Complutense de Madrid, Spanien; Nat. Changhua University of Education, Taiwan; Uni Ankara, Türkei; King's College London, England
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    GPU-based cluster computers (500 Tflops); LOFAR station; focussed-ion beam; helium ion microscope; low-temperature lab; high-resolutions widefield microscope; ultra high-resolution transmission electron microscope; UHV scanning electron microscope; ultrafast spectroscopy; Thz Spectroscopy; laser spectroscopy; clean rooms.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Based on the traditional fields of Physics, the faculty has placed key areas of experimental and theoretical research in the fields of Biophysics, Supramolecular Structures, Nanostructure Physics, Light-Matter-Interaction and Astroparticle Physics & Cosmology. In theoretical Physics, there is further specialisation in the field of Elementary Particle Physics, especially Elementary Particles Matter under the extreme conditions which occur in heavy-ion collisions at the LHC, in the early universe and in Astrophysics.
  • Other special features
    The experimental setup in the basic and advanced practicals are modernised and upgraded; a new work room with 25 computer workstations for training in Computer Science and Computer Applications in Physics (MatLab, LabView, Mathematica) has been established.
  • Further information on research activities
    www2.physik.uni-bielefeld.de/forschung.html
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www2.physik.uni-bielefeld.de/schueler-praktikum.html
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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