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2019 / 20
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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 21,933
Students at this campus 21,933
Semester contribution no data
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
1.2 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
16.5 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
22.9 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
27.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
27.0 %
Other studies
4.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
66.2 %
Master's degree
16.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
16.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.7 %
Other types of degrees
0.5 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
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, Spanish, Portuguese, 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, 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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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