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Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg

  • Kapuzinerstraße 16
  • 96047 Bamberg
  • Phone: +49 951 863-0

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1647
Total number of Students 12,435
Students at this campus 12,435
Semester contribution 101,50 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
3.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
51.8 %
Humanities, Languages
24.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
18.4 %
Other studies
1.6 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
42.1 %
Master's degree
33.3 %
Teacher qualification degree
23.2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.0 %
Other types of degrees
1.4 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Theology and Philosophy; Human Sciences; Social Science and Economics; Linguistics and Literature Studies; History and Earth Sciences; ERBA Library; Stock: 1,603,430 print volumes; 1,153,713 licensed and freely accessible E-Books; 908 current printed journals; 75,967 licensed electronic journals; 1,109 databases; Services: Bamberg university library is divided into six sites and is therefore convenient for everyone. Open 24/7 for students with a chip card. It provides a large part of the required literature online, supports students, teachers and researchers in literature and information research, promotes information literacy and electronic publishing (including through the Open Access University publishing house and the research information system) and advises on copyright issues and on research data management. 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, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Catalan, Croatian, Persian, Serbian, Czech, Ukrainian, Hungarian, languages for special purposes. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. The students of the University of Bamberg can also use the university sports services of all Bavarian universities. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. We offer courses in fitness programs, health sports, martial arts, ball games, dance and team sports. The students and staff of the University of Bamberg have inexpensive access to a very diverse and high quality offer. The activities are monitored by well-qualified instructors. Sports: Fitness classes, e.g. tummy-legs-bottom, back fitness, etc.; Dance courses, etc. Video dance, Latin, Standard, Zumba; Health sports, e.g. autogenic training, yoga; Ball sports, e.g. football, basketball, volleyball, handball, spike ball, etc.; Fitness room; Bowling alley; Martial arts more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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