Bielefeld University considers internationalisation to be a key element in order to enhance quality and performance in the fields of research, studies and teaching. In this context, cooperations are maintained with numerous universities all over the world.
Bielefeld University offers a considerable number of exchange opportunities on a global scale. In addition to the ERASMUS-programme, faculties cultivate interchange relationships with universities in all five continents. Students may study at partner institutions, scholars may lecture there for a limited period of time. You can find an overview of the faculties' exchange cooperations here.
In case of questions regarding exchange cooperations, please get in touch with the International Office.
A great number of scientists of Bielefeld University cooperates in international research consortia, either as a partner or as a coordinator of a research association. Numerous of these research associations are existing at European level and are supported by external funds of the European Union. In addition, there are many other research cooperations throughout the world organised at university and faculty level. You can find an overview here.
Further information on EU Research Cooperations are available in the Cordis Project Database. Here, you can search for project names or further features.
You are welcome to contact the Department for Research Administration and Technology Transfer (FFT) in case of questions regarding research cooperations.