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Bielefeld University's approach to the energy crisis

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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.

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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.




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