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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 12,931
Students at this campus 12,931
Semester contribution 110,85 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
3.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
22.2 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
46.5 %
Humanities, Languages
15.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
10.0 %
Other studies
2.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
52.9 %
Master's degree
27.5 %
Teacher qualification degree
3.4 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
13.9 %
Other types of degrees
2.3 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Modern single-tier library system; 1.8 million print media; Access to approx. 51,600 e-journals, 518 databases and approx. 660,000 e-books; Focus on "Africa" and "Music theatre"; Spending on literature in 2020: € 4.2 million, € 520,000 of which from student grants and € 198,000 from donations. Opening times on weekdays 8:00-24:00, Saturdays 8:00-22:00, Sundays 9:00-19:00; 28 group study rooms, 24 carrels and two training room with 20 or 30 seats; 1,823 reading workstations, including 101 with computers and 15 height-adjustable standing desks; 8 scan stations and 1 microfilm / microfiche scanner. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: 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. No other university in the Bayreuth area offers a sports program. Participation is subject to fees. Highly diverse range of sport and fitness courses. 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.). 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 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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