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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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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

Species conservation poised to benefit from DNA advances
An international team including Dr Joseph Hoffman from Bielefeld University has shown that advanced DNA sequencing technologies...

Deciphering the secret of the sugar beet
Scientists from Germany and Spain announce the sequence of the sugar beet genome

The more the better!
Study of the University Bielefeld and TU Braunschweig shows the impact of polyandry on reproductive success in fire salamanders