You're interested in studying at Bielefeld University?
Making the decision to study abroad might be a bold one, but provides the
opportunity to get to know different cultures and languages and develop a
global perspective which is becoming more and more important today.
Bielefeld University recognises this and is therefore strongly committed to
internationalisation. There are numerous cooperation agreements for research
and teaching as well as for student exchange with major institutions around
the world. Bielefeld University provides many advantages which contribute to
an excellent environment for a good working and studying life:
New perspectives and better career opportunities through a broad variety
of interdisciplinary study courses
Multiple support and services for studies guarantee good integration
Top-ranked research in many areas and awards for excellent teaching
One of the best libraries in Germany
A campus university with institutions in close proximity to one another -
"Everything under one roof"
Affordable student accommodation in close vicinity to the campus
One of the safest major cities in Germany
Diverse cultural and leisure time facilities, numerous parks and the
Teutoburg Forest right on your doorstep
"The educational system is very different here, in Germany. Students
have benefits and possibilities to choose between a wide range of subjects.
The fact that all departments are in one Campus makes it easier to take courses
from other subjects and to work in an interdisciplinary environment. The teachers
advise you and guide you in students? assessments such as: tasks, essays,
presentations and exams. Bielefeld has an international atmosphere which
promotes cultural heritage from all over the world.
The best option I have ever taken!"
"Bielefeld University is an international University. It has not only many
international students, but professors also have international experience."
"Bielefeld is a great destination for studying abroad. The central location
of Bielefeld allows students to easily travel around and experience more of Germany.
The University also has a very practical structure, allowing better communication
between faculties. The International Office provides a great service to international
students, organising regular fun events and also trips to historical, beautiful or
famous places around Germany."
"I really spent a perfect time here in Bielefeld and enjoyed it very much.
Especially the old city is very nice and the local beer is amazing. It is quite
comfortable that everything at the university is in one building and especially
the library because you have access to books of all faculties."
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Policymakers in NRW are currently discussing whether to introduce study fees for certain groups of international students.
Up to now, however, there is neither a corresponding law nor any draft legislation.
Do you already know the international Summer German Courses at Bielefeld University? They take place every August and you can choose among different language levels and themes.
Get more information on the Summer German Courses.