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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 25,078
Students at this campus 25,078
Semester contribution 317,29 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
3.1 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
22.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
45.5 %
Humanities, Languages
18.7 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
5.5 %
Other studies
4.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
43.6 %
Master's degree
17.2 %
Teacher qualification degree
23.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
15.9 %
Other types of degrees
0.2 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: The library is located in the main university building and the adjoining Building X, in direct proximity to the departments and lecture halls.; Stock: 2.3 million media in print; 600,000 E-Books and E-Journals – can also be used directly at home with VPN or Shibboleth; Structure of the Medical Departmental Library – opening in October 2021.; Services: Opening hours until 01:00 at night and until 22:00 at weekends; 95% of the media are freely accessible; Single, group and PC workstations; Discussion rooms with SMART Board or LCD TV; WIFI; BASE academic search engine; Rapidly growing range of E-Books and E-Journals; Excellent guidance – on-site and digitally; Extensive range of training on data and digital skills; Publication services – transformation from subscription-based publishing to open-access publications; Research Data Management; Citavi literature management; Scan/print. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Finnish, Sign Language. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Diverse sports programme with over 250 courses in more than 110 different sporting disciplines (during lecture periods); Sports facilities and swimming pool integrated in the main university building; a modern fitness centre (UNifit; fees apply); Sports hall and adjoining rooms wheelchair-accessible; Offers in cooperation with other providers, e.g. horseback riding, climbing; Partner University of Leading Athletics; excursions, e.g. skiing and surfing; great martial arts and dance sport area. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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