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Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

  • Regina-Pacis-Weg 3
  • 53113 Bonn
  • Phone: +49 228 73-0
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 1818
Total number of Students 38,079
Students at this campus 38,079
Semester contribution 315,06 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
9.7 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
26.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
22.3 %
Humanities, Languages
24.3 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
6.5 %
Other studies
10.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
46.4 %
Master's degree
22.3 %
Teacher qualification degree
5.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
25.6 %
Other types of degrees
0.4 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Main Library, Adenauerallee 39-41, 53113 Bonn; Departmental Library MNL, Friedrich-Hirzebruch-Allee 4, 53115 Bonn; about 50 decentralised institute libraries; Stock: Books and journals in stock: 2,338,000; Current journals in print form: 4,300; Online access to licensed electronic journals: 28,000; Digital stock: 144,000; Services: Supply of university members with literature and academic information; Textbook collection for students; Licensing of electronic journals, E-Books and databases; More than 1,000 attractive workstations for study and work; Advice and training on-site and in digital format (introductions at the start of the semester, literature research and management, subject-specific training, Digital Humanities); Data and publication services for research and instruction (research data management, open-access service point); Opening hours are usually daily from 08: 00 to 24: 00 more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, German Sign Language, Greek. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. In general, Bonn students can take part in the university sports programs of other universities. The respective conditions of participation is administered by the individual universities. Participation is subject to fees. The University of Bonn has an exceptionally wide range of university sports with around 110 different disciplines from A to Z including Aikido to E-Sport to Zumba and with more than 450 courses per week. The spacious indoor and outdoor sports facilities, a climbing hall, its own boathouse, three rooms for fitness training and an outdoor fitness trail with a boulder tower complete the offer. A special feature is the participation in university health management "Healthy Campus Bonn". Sports: The complete range of sports, with around 110 sports, can be viewed online. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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