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Universität Bayreuth

  • Universitätsstraße 30
  • 95447 Bayreuth
  • Phone: +49 921 55-0
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 1972
Total number of Students 13,166
Students at this campus 13,166
Semester contribution 112,18 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
2.7 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
21.5 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
48.5 %
Humanities, Languages
14.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
9.9 %
Other studies
3.2 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
52.2 %
Master's degree
28.6 %
Teacher qualification degree
3.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
15.0 %
Other types of degrees
1.2 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Locations: Seven sub-libraries offer 1,823 workstations on weekdays until midnight, Saturdays until 22:00 and Sundays until 19:00, 28 group study rooms, 24 carrels and two training rooms with 20 and 30 seats respectively.; Stock: 1.8 million print media; access to around 54,500 e-journals, 500 databases and some 730,000 e-books; Old stock with approx. 30,000 prints and manuscripts. Key collections on "Africa" and "Musical Theatre".; Services: In addition to digital sources of information and classic library holdings, the university library offers a wide range of support for teaching and research. Among other things, it operates the university bibliography ERef Bayreuth, the institutional open access repository EPub Bayreuth for the provision of full texts (articles, dissertations and book chapters), OJS Bayreuth as a platform for the publication of scholarly OA journals and the OA fund of the university as well as a digitalisation workshop. User training, bibliometric analyses and research data management are further priorities. 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, Dutch, Swahili, Korean, Hausa, Bambara. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. In addition, the general university sports programme also offers the possibility of participating in adh (German University Sports Federation) competitive events (Bavarian or German university championships, etc.). Participation is subject to fees. No other university in the Bayreuth urban area offers a sports programme. Highly diverse range of sport and fitness courses. One focus in the university sports programme is on Health & Fitness and on health-promoting sporting activities for employees only (UGM). more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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