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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

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 12,964
Students at this campus 12,964
Semester contribution 107,80 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
3.6 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
21.9 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
47.1 %
Humanities, Languages
15.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
9.2 %
Other studies
2.5 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
52.9 %
Master's degree
27.1 %
Teacher qualification degree
4.0 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
14.0 %
Other types of degrees
2.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
Special features regarding the library
Modern, single-level library system; 1.8 million print media; 17,474 new acquisitions (monographs print) in 2018; access to around 36,500 e-journals, 487 databases and some 605,000 e-books; Key collections on "Africa" and "Musical Theatre"; expenditure in 2018 on literature: € 2.7 million of which from student grants € 470,000 and € 239,000 from donations. Opening hours: weekdays 08:00-24:00, Saturdays 8:00-22:00, Sundays 9:00-19:00; 28 group work rooms; 1,823 workspaces for readers, 7 of which have height-adjustable standing desks; 7 freely accessible scanner stations; 1 microfilm/microfiche scanner. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Ancient Greek, Dutch, Swedish, Swahili, * German as a Foreign Language (GFL), Korean, more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. 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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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