Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften at the Uni Bayreuth
- Universitätsstraße 30
- 95440 Bayreuth
- Phone: +49 921 55-2525
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Special features regarding teachingThe Geosciences of the Universität Bayreuth offer both research and practice-based teaching in four complementary courses (B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Geo-Ecology, MSc in Global Change Ecology, MSc in Experimental Geosciences). These are oriented in an inter-disciplinary way and deal with both regional and global environmental systems. To complement this, the supplementary studies in Environmental Law will start in the winter semester 2014/2015. Through this graduates are to be able to contribute to complete solutions for environmental problems. The supervision in all courses of study is outstandingly good.
Special features regarding the international orientationThrough explicitly international courses of study, with the exclusive language of instruction being English, there is a wide range of courses in English. As a result, many international students come to Bayreuth. English-language specialist library and internships abroad promote the international orientation.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsSchweden, Umeå universitet; Schweden, Stockholms universitet; Niederlande, Wageningen University; Niederlande, Universiteit van Amsterdam; Frankreich, Université de Lorraine; Frankreich, Université Nice Sophia Antipolis; Italien, Università degli Studi di Bologna 'Alma Mater Studiorum'; Vietnam, Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City
Special features regarding the equipmentThe BayCEER has equipment for the recording of climate data (measuring pillars), for chemical analysis, a laboratory for isotope biogeochemistry, as well as open land for experimental biodiversity research (www.bayceer.de). In the MSc Experimental Geosciences, the full range of scientific equipment for high-pressure synthesis and analysis is available (see list under research on the page www.bgi.uni-bayreuth.de).
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; high percentage of foreign staff members; Cooperation with the coordination office for STEM subjects and expanding the STEM network.
Other special featuresCampus University with well-developed quality infrastructure and interdisciplinary orientation; Excellent labs, small groups and personal contact to lecturers, optimal learning conditions; International and excellent networking with over 150 foreign partner universities and research institutions; University of Bayreuth Graduate School with trans-disciplinary education; Practical training through close contact with companies; Family-friendly university: Child care facilities on campus; Campus culture with university choir, orchestra, Big Band, Uni-Open-Air
Further information on research activitieswww.bcg.uni-bayreuth.de/de/forschung/geowissenschaften/index.html
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-bayreuth.de/de/studium/erstsemester/index.php
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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