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  • Regulating power consumption with artificial intelligence

    Doctoral students from Bielefeld want to better control sudden high energy consumption with the help of AI. full story

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  • Professor Dr Barbara Caspers and Professor Dr Oliver Krüger are responsible for organizing Behaviour 2023, which will be hosted by Bielefeld University this summer.

    University hosts world congress on behavioural research

    This summer, international scientists and students will come together at Bielefeld University for the world’s largest conference on behavioural research: Behaviour 2023. The university is expecting around 1,000 guests from 14 to 20 August.
  • Predicting outbreak of ALS disease with AI methods - Universität Bielefeld

    Predicting outbreak of ALS disease with AI methods

    Bielefeld bioinformatics researchers publish study in Nature Machine Intelligence. They deciphered the genotype profiles of 3,000 ALS patients.
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    Earlier detection and treatment of tuberculosis

    A team of international scientists led by Professor Dr Kayvan Bozorgmehr from Bielefeld has investigated whether a single screening for possible tuberculosis after arrival in the country is sufficient or whether there should be follow-up screenings and how these should be designed.
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Transcending Boundaries

At Bielefeld University, research means transcending boundaries - between disciplines, between people and between science and society. Our guiding principle of Transcending Boundaries is the impulse for top-level basic research at an international level.

About the research profile

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    Research Worlds

    Research at Bielefeld University moves in four worlds. They focus on big questions of the time.

  • Woman researcher operates the display of a service robot
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    In focus

    Involving users in the explanation process with artificial intelligence: This is what the Collaborative Research Center/Transregio 318 is working on.

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    The person

    Heisenberg Professor Dr Maximilian Benz is working on correlating medieval society and literature.

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    Well networked

    Under the umbrella of Bielefeld Research + Innovation Campus (BRIC), researchers and companies work on the challenges of the future.


Application procedure summer semester 2023

The application procedure for degree programmes with restricted admission has ended. Enrolment in Bachelor courses with open admissions is still possible until 15.5.

Degree programmes with open admissions

Overview: Bachelor degree programmes open to admission

Overview: Master's degree programmes open to applicants

Deadlines for applications Master

Application for the lottery procedure



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