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    Every year, up to ten students from Bielefeld move to Canada through the strategic cooperation.   full story

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Transcending Boundaries is the Bielefeld approach and stands for crossing boundaries between disciplines and scientific cultures, between research and teaching and between science and society. For our researchers, it is the driving force behind cutting-edge basic research at an international level.

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    Research Worlds

    Research at Bielefeld University takes place in four thematic, interdisciplinary worlds. It focuses on the big questions of our time.

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    Research Projects

    High-profile research projects are sponsored by, for example, the German Research Foundation or the EU at national and international level.

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    Prof Dr Oliver Razum leads the Task Force on War and Public Health of the ASPHER network and has travelled with international colleagues to members in Israel and Palestine.

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    Early Career Researchers

    Promoting academic talent at all career levels is a central, forward-looking and sustainable task for our university.


Studying at Bielefeld University

The study portals offer comprehensive information for prospective students, first-semester students and enrolled students to cover individual concerns. From study options and orientation aids to information events and counselling services - our portals are your central point of contact for everything to do with your studies at our university.


Get to know Bielefeld University.

As a research-intensive university with an international reputation and innovative teaching concepts, Bielefeld University makes an important contribution to a progressive and participatory knowledge society.

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    Working well together - Bielefeld University is an attractive, family-friendly place to work.

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    Our sustainability strategy - we contribute to a future worth living.

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    Equality and Gender

    With excellent structures for the further development of a gender-equitable scientific and university culture.

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    A positive attitude towards diversity: We value diversity and promote different skills, talents and competences.


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