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Universität Bielefeld

  • Universitätsstraße 25
  • 33615 Bielefeld
  • Phone: +49 521 106-00
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1969
Total number of Students 25,086
Students at this campus 25,086
Semester contribution 304,90 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
3.2 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
24.1 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
43.3 %
Humanities, Languages
18.9 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
6.1 %
Other studies
4.4 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
46.3 %
Master's degree
17.0 %
Teacher qualification degree
20.7 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
15.4 %
Other types of degrees
0.5 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
2.3 million books and journal volumes, 95% of all books and journals are freely accessible; Opening hours until 1:00, at weekends until 22:00; 2,340 single and group workspaces, all with wireless internet access; special learning areas for group study; peer learning information and advice; extensive range of databases, e-books and e-journals; Katalog.plus! for integrated research in the library catalogue, the “Articles and more” discovery service and in the BASE academic search engine; publication services and research data management of the university; excellent information and advisory services; more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Finnish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is free of charge. Diverse sports program with over 250 courses in more than 110 different sports (lecture period); sports facilities and swimming pool integrated in the main university building; modern fitness centre (UniFit, subject to a fee); sports hall and adjoining rooms wheelchair accessible; offers in cooperation with other providers, for example riding, climbing; partner university of top sports; excursions, for example in the fields of skiing and surfing; large martial arts and dance sports area. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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