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  • Blended intensive programmes: a new way of learning

    Bielefeld lecturers about the new teaching format that combines online or hybrid teaching with short-term attendance.  full story

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  • New development: flexible but ultra-strong films - Universität Bielefeld

    New development: flexible but ultra-strong films

    Until now, two-dimensional materials were considered brittle. An international research team, including physicists from Bielefeld, has now developed extremely thin structures that could be used for foldable computers, for example.
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    Bielefeld team sets off for the RoboCup World Championships

    Team of researchers and students faces international competition. Service robot TIAGo is to master everyday tasks.
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    In the city with a colorful soul

    Bielefeld in the world: mathematician Can Atacan is a visiting researcher in Seoul to conduct research on random matrix theory with colleagues.
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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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    Historian Prof Dr Christina Morina receives the German Non-Fiction Prize for her book on the recent history of German democracy.

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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.

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    The portal for prospective students offers information on the courses offered, how to make an application and much more information about studying.

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    My Uni App

    In the "My University" app, students can find the most important services for organising their studies.

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    Study programme films

    In the films, teaching staff, instructors, explain background information on the individual subjects that can be studied at Bielefeld University.

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    Info Weeks

    Twice a year, events and a varied programme are held for prospective students to inform them about the courses offered and procedures.


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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