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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 25,231
Students at this campus 25,231
Semester contribution 312,29 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
3.2 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
23.7 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
43.9 %
Humanities, Languages
18.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
6.0 %
Other studies
4.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
45.5 %
Master's degree
16.8 %
Teacher qualification degree
21.7 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
15.5 %
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 which are freely accessible; opening hours until 1:00, on weekends until 22:00; 2,340 individual and group workstations, all Internet-enabled via WiFi; special learning spaces for group work; peer learning advice; extensive range of databases, e-books and e-journals; Katalog.plus! for integrated research in the library catalogue, in the discovery service "Articles and more" and in the scientific search engine BASE; publication services and research data management of the university; excellent advisory and training services. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: 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. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. 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 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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