Facts and Figures

Bielefeld University 2015
115 Subjects
24,255 Regular Students (winter semester 2016/17)
1,795 International Students (among the regular students in winter semester 2015/16)
1,258 Enrolled Occasional Students (winter semester 2015/16)
46 Participants in Study scheme for the over-15s Studieren ab 15 (winter semester 2015/16)
3,154 Graduations (academic year 2015)
238 Doctorates (2015)
12 Post-doctoral Habilitations (2015)
268 Professors (including junior professors)
1,387 Academic Staff
1,100 Administrative and Technical Staff
2 Institutions funded by the German Excellence Initiative (CITEC and BGHS)
1 Collaborative Research Centre (SFB)
1 Participations in external Collaborative Research Centres
1 Research Unit (DFG-Forschergruppen)
2 Participations in external Research Units
2 Priority Programms (DFG-Schwerpunktprogramme)
1 Leading-Edge Cluster (BMBF-Spitzencluster)
2 International Research Training Groups (Internationales Graduiertenkolleg der DFG)
1 Participation in National Research Training Groups
5 Graduate Programms funded by the federal state of North Rine-Westfalia
161.8 Mio. Euros total budget (2015)
33.4 Mio. Euros additional public funds (2015)
54.0 Mio. Euros third-party funds income (2015)
183.2 Main floor space in square metres (2015, including external users)


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Sources: Number of regular students from "Time series of students and first-year students 2015/16"; all other data: Statistical Yearbook 2016