The University looks back on an eventful year 2015. Some highlights in pictures.
Researchers at Bielefeld University plan to use the humanoid robot ‘Nao’ for language training to help immigrant children learn German.
New professors have started their work at Bielefeld University. (In German)
“Cops and Robbers” is the topic. Kids in third and fourth grade can apply now (In German).
Tickets for the Campus Festival on 23rd of June 2016 are on sale now.
Building X was illuminated and the faculties celebrated their former students. Impressions of the Graduation Day 2015 (in German).
Elena Esposito, sociologist from Italy, is Luhmann-Visitingprofessor 2015. Public presentation on the 9th of December.
Red carpet for the graduates, an illuminated X Building and a champagne reception with the Rektor (in German).
The Institute of Nursing Science has strongly influenced the Care Reform: Now the Institute celebrates its 20th anniversary. (In German)
Fulfill a wish. A dancing team from Bethel opened the Christmas tree decorated with 644 wishes (in German).
The annual conference of the Center for Interdisciplinary Research is dedicated to "Intelligence: Man meets Technology". (In German)
Scholarship? Interested students can get information on Tuesday 24th November at the Scholarships Information Dayl. (In German)
Call to observe a joint moment of silence. Stand together to defeat extremism, terrorism and hatred. (In German)
Medals, Marie Curie and more: news from the academic staff (in German).
Paul Maar, bestselling author and father of Sams, is visiting Bielefeld University. (In German)
Universities and colleges in Germany stand together in a nationwide campaign against xenophobia.
Register now for the Graduate Day 2015 on 4th December. Registrations will be accepted until 26th November. (In German)
Bielefeld University’s successful programme for a better start into university education will be continued until 2020 (in German).
Health care researchers at Bielefeld University show in a new study how well-informed women are about mammography screening.
In the winter term 2015/2016 BioMechatronics starts as the first joint master's degree programme of the University and UAS. (In German)
In an interview for a "university without prejudice": Mo Asumang, director of the film "The Aryans", visits the University on 3rd November. (In German)
Alexandra Kautzky-Willer is gender guest professor in the winter term 2015/2016. Her topic: Gender Medicine.
The thinking Apartment KogniHome (CITEC) has now been honored in the contest "Excellent Landmarks in the Land of Ideas" 2015. (In German)
The universities in NRW and the Ministry of Science call together against xenophobia, homophobia and violence. (In German)
The British mathematician William Crawley-Boevey will receive the first Humboldt Professorship at Bielefeld University.
News and memories: With the realignment of the alumni network, the first edition of "NACHSCHLAG" has been released. (In German)
Interviews, portraits, the new construction-report and the cover topic “Dream Job”. The new H1-magazine is out now (in German).
The winter term at the largest university in East-Westphalia-Lippe starts: Nearly 3,400 first-years start at Bielefeld University. (In German)
A new interdisciplinary research group will focus on how genetic and environmental factors influence individuals.
The German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) is holding a meeting at Bielefeld University from 14 to 16 October (in German).
Young people show more interest in politics and world affairs. They’re favourable towards the future. This is the result of this year’s Shell Jugendstudie (in German).
Christina Hoon holds the endowed professorship at the chair "Management of family businesses". (In German)
From 8 to 10 October Kunsthalle Bielefeld and University (Centre for Aesthetics) present paradoxes and related phenomena. (In German)
The TV-programme “Sendung mit der Maus” opens doors on 3rd October: The teutolab math celebrates its 10th anniversary with 250 kids. (In German)
Who may copy what? A new research group at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) deals with the "Ethics of Copying".
Philosopher Professor Dr. Véronique Zanetti receives an "Opus magnum"-promotion from the Volkswagen Foundation.
For 20 years now: members of the University meet with interested people from the region for discussions at the Public Science Forum. (In German)
School pupils can gain insights into the study of chemistry from 3rd November to 8th December. The deadline for appli- cations is 22nd October. (In German)
Bielefeld University was successful with the funding programme "Quality Pact for Teaching".
Physicists at Bielefeld University publish new explanation for key experiment and are the first to apply measurement methods.
Bielefeld researchers are supporting swimmers to improve their performance by listening to the flow due to self-induced actions in the water.
Chemotherapy without side effects: International scientists discuss strate- gies at the 5th CeBiTec Research Con- ference from 20th to 23rd September.
Researchers from Bielefeld and Hamburg inaugurate part of the largest radio telescope in the world (LOFAR).
DFG Funding Atlas: Bielefeld University is successful above-average in third-party funding in a Germany-wide comparison.
On June 25 the first Campus Festival rocked the university: The festival film shows pure emotion.
Physicists at Bielefeld University, the University of Kaiserslautern, and the University of Würzburg study how to achieve perfect absorption of light.
Bielefeld University offers a great variety of vocational training: 17 young people successfully completed their training. (In German)
A symbol of communication, commitment and political culture: The Chile-painting in the main university hall is being renewed. (In German)
How do soccer fans live out their passion? A second survey starts now. (In German)
The DFG promotes the theoretical physicist Wolfgang Unger as an excel- lent young researcher in the Emmy- Noether-Programme. (In German)
Researchers studying Antarctic fur seals have discovered their scent has a unique ‘profile’ which enables them to recognise their offspring and family members.
News from the University staff: honorary professorship and government advisory for health and biological security (in German).
The Karl Peter Grotemeyer Prize 2015 goes to Dr. Matthias Buschmeier (in German).
Fuels from sunlight, CO2 and water: European researchers survey how microbial cells can help to convert solar into engine-ready fuels.
World Cup in China: In the household service league robot ToBI secures third place (in German).
Knock-out drugs in your drink? Students develop test strips for everyone to quickly check the quality of their water or drink.
State premier Hannelore Kraft inquired: How does digitization affect workers? (in German).
Three entrance ramps are being renewed till Oktober. The access remains possible via spare stairs (in German).
The new episode depicts the estate of Niklas Luhmann. The museum "Kunsthalle Bielefeld" exhibits the card index. (In German)
Graffiti-artists sprayed the partition wall in the university hall. The Construction Reporter interviewed one of the artists.
Lectures, exhibition, summer party: The Faculty of Chemistry is celebrating its 40th anniversary on 10th July. (In German)
Cheerful and easy: This was the first summer ball at Bielefeld University (In German).
Researchers at the Cluster of Excellence (CITEC) are developing a new mobile assistance system in the form of intelligent glasses.
Harald Weinrich, the founder of the subject “German as a second language”
(DaF), is the patron for a new guest professorship.
Hilarious, sunny and peaceful: this was the premiere of the Campus Festival Bielefeld with 19,500 sold (off) tickets (in German).
Angelika Epple, Reinhold Decker, Claudia Riemer and Martin Egelhaaf were elected as vice-rectors. The term begins in October (in German).
On June 25 the first Campus Festival rocks the university. (In German).
Young researchers from 13 countries will present their research results in sociology and history. (In German)
Starting on October 1st 2015 Rektor Professor Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Sagerer will act as chairman of North Rhine-Westphalia’s state Rectors’ Conference
On Saturday, June 20th, Bielefeld University welcomed about 700 guests to the first summer ball. Impressions of the summer ball 2015.
The partition wall in the university hall becomes an art object for graffiti artists from near and far.
Shared Knowledge: In its latest issue BI.research focuses on concepts available for the handling of data.
Barbara Knorn is entrusted with the management of the University Library. She is assisted by Dirk Pieper as permanent representative. (In German)
On Saturday, June 20th, the university invites to the first summer ball. Promenade tickets are still available. (In German)
„We’ll have to manage our own health“, says Doris Schaeffer. In a research_TV-interview she explains why health literacy is so important (in German).
Prospective students get the chance to visit the university from the 15th until the 26th of June. More information about the programme (in German).
The application deadline for admission restricted courses runs until Wednesday, July 15th. New: Bachelor courses in French and Spanish. (In German)
News from the University staff: Heisenberg fellowship, deans elections, world social report, literary prize. (In German)
BMBF promotes interdisciplinary CeBiTec project: how can sunlight can be artificially converted into sustainable energy. (In German)
Students can nominate their favourite lecturers for the Karl Peter Grotemeyer-Award until June 15th. (In German)
The project KOMPASS of Bielefeld University and the v. Bodelschwingh Foundation Bethel
supports people with special needs. (In German)
A double degree can be acquired at Bielefeld and an university abroad in the subjects History, Chemistry and new: Intelligent Systems. (In German)
Intelligent Technical Systems and Health Sciences: On Monday, September 14th, the last two summer schools will start. (In German)
Philosophy of science: DFG approves joint Research Training Group of Bielefeld University and University of Hannover. (In German)
Which scholarship is the best for me, how can I apply? Visit the Scholarship-Information-Day on 21st May in the Main University Hall. (In German)
Prospective students can register until 24 th May for Info-Weeks in June: learn more about the university in general and courses offered. (In German)
The CHE ranking in mathematics indicates the popularity of the program “Getting Started” among students. (In German)
Bielefeld University is again rated among the world's best young universities in the Times Higher Education-Ranking .
Rector Professor Dr.-Ing. Gerhard Sagerer was confirmed for a second term by vote of the university election meeting.
The PIKSL Laboratory offers computer and internet training for people with and without handicap. PIKSL is part of the KogniHome project.
The KontaktStube, the merchandising shop at Bielefeld University, has moved to new premises. (In German)
Wall construction in 60 seconds: The student TV magazine “Campus TV” filmed the construction with a time-lapse camera. (In German)
The construction wall in the university hall becomes a movie screen on 22 and 23 April. (In German)
Interviews, portraits, the new construction-report and the cover topic “Everything except average“: The new H1-magazine is out now (in German).
18 years or 80 years, with or without handicap – there is no average person. That is why the university supports diversity in everyday life.
Rap, Rock, Reggae and Paty: The first Campus Festival in Bielefeld takes place on the 25th of June. (In German).
The summer semester at the largest university in East-Westphalia Lippe starts (In German).
The sections in the first construction phase are now fenced off. The routes to the university buildings have changed. Information and a film.
Biologists of Bielefeld University present enlarged software architecture for "Hector" allowing reflexive consciousness (In German).
Tickets are now available for the first Summer Ball at Bielefeld University on June 20. (In German)
Robust Finance: Creating a theory of finance combining the mathematical tools of stochastic calculus with the sound economic judgment.
Are children obliged to help around the house? Does sleeping make you smart? Answers can be found at the Children's University. (In German)
In the University main hall a nine metre wall is being built now. It separates the first section of the building site from the rest of the university. (In German)
Bielefeld University and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie in cooperation: nanolayers. (In German)
Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus remains in the German Council of Science and Humanities. Frank Riedel receives DFG-funding. (In German)
Chemists at Bielefeld University have developed a copper-containing molecule that prevents tumors from growing.
Career setbacks also threatens men who opt for active parenting. This is subject to a conference on working dads.
Science explained in three minutes: FameLab NRW on Thursday March 19. Tickets available (In German)
The new German Network for bioinformatics-infrastructure is led by Bielefeld University. A 22 million euro project.. (In German)
Bielefeld University coordinates the European Training Network "Magicbullet" to develop gentle ant-tumor drugs.
Bielefeld University answers questions of prospective students in facebook-chat: February 18th from 3 to 5 p.m. (In German)
The sections in the first construction phase are now being fenced off. This makes it necessary to change the routes to the university buildings.
Bielefeld University’s Center of Excellence - (CITEC) runs the new thematic network with the partners USA, Japan, Australia, Israel, Italy.
Walking a dog: This is just one of the wishes that became true. Thanks-you-mails arrived from Bethel. (In German)
The University Society awarded the 15 best theses at Bielefeld University of the year 2014.
In North Rhine-Westphalia professional practice starts for student teachers. The Bielefeld School of Education organizes the opening meeting. (In German)
Classics at the end of term: The University Orchestra plays on 2 February famous works by Tchaikovsky and Dvorak (In German).
A 90 meter line marks the course of the wall that will divide the University hall from April on. (In German)
New on research_tv: An interview with the conflict researcher Andreas Zick. (In German)
For the "No Place for Prejudice" -workshop "Civil Courage" on 24th January places are still available. (In German)
The Bielefeld Graduate School in History and Sociology (BGHS) shows portraits of young scientists. (In German)
An international research team prepares the most comprehensive mapping of the universe with a giant radio telescope.
Impressions from the Graduate Day 2014 can be seen in the photo gallery and on film. (In German)
Open forum about Sinti and Roma. "No place for prejudice" hosts a public event on January 12th.
Work routines are set to music with forest sounds. Scientists have developed this new procedure. (In German)