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The Faculty of Biology offers bachelor and master degree programmes with a science or applied science profile or geared to prospective teachers. The 21 workgroups of the department are involved in innovative research projects and work in interdisciplinary research clusters like the "Center of Excellence Cognitive Interaction Technology (CITEC)" or the "Center for Biotechnology (CeBiTec)".


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Bielefeld team wins gold medal at iGEM
Biofuel from CO2 impresses jury

Sperm wars
Evolutionary biologist at Bielefeld University compiles international special issue on sperm competition

From CO2 to Biofuel
Bielefeld University students participate in the iGEM competition

How experience influences human and animal personality
Conference at Bielefeld University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research

Genetic study shows major impact of climate change on Antarctic fur seals

Marriage of convenience with a fungus
Biologists at Bielefeld University publish study in ‘Nature Communications’

Why auditory pitch and spatial elevation get high together
Researchers uncover why there is a mapping between pitch and elevation

Would you believe your hand could turn into marble?
Bielefeld neuroscientists present a new bodily illusion