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Bergische Universität Wuppertal

  • Gaußstraße 20
  • 42119 Wuppertal
  • Phone: +49 202 439-1

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1972
Total number of Students 21,916
Students at this campus 21,916
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 293,38 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
1.1 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
16.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
23.1 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
27.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
27.0 %
Other studies
4.9 %

Types of degrees

71.9 %
15.9 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.6 %
Other types of degrees
11.6 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
Wuppertal university library supplies the Universität Wuppertal with the books, journals and other media required for teaching, research and study. Since its founding in 1972, the stock has grown to more than 1.2 million books. Moreover, there are around 2,000 print journal subscriptions and approx. 20,500 licensed electronic journals. Approx. 600,000 users and visitors use around 3.3 million media items every year. Further figures: 69,000 e-books, 45,000 inter-library loans, 747 user workspaces. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Dutch, Swedish, German as a Foreign Language. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Choice of more than 70 sports from trend, leisure, health and competitive sports; Fitness centre with spacious training areas directly on the campus; Annual sports events such as the UniSport Campus Festival, the university sports show and various tournaments; A variety of exercise-oriented health activities. Bergische Universität Wuppertal is a Partner University of Leading Athletics. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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