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Bergische Universität Wuppertal

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Founded in 1972, the Bergische Universität Wuppertal (University of Wuppertal) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Wuppertal (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 51-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. BUW also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Control Typepublic


Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Entity Typenon-profit


Bergische Universität Wuppertal' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) University of Wuppertal
Acronym BUW
Founded 1972
Colours Green
Mascot Lion

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University Location

Address Gauss-Strasse 20
42119 North Rhine-Westphalia
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Bergische Universität Wuppertal Phone Number +49 (202) 439 2181
Bergische Universität Wuppertal Fax Number +49 (202) 439 3856

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Bergische Universität Wuppertal's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Bergische Universität Wuppertal.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Bergische Universität Wuppertal's admission information.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Bergische Universität Wuppertal a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

University of Wuppertal has more than 1500 international students.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Admission Office Admission Office

Gauss-Strasse 20
Wuppertal 42119
(202) 439 3836
(202) 439 2181

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Bergische Universität Wuppertal.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Bergische Universität Wuppertal has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 300-399 academic employees (Faculty).

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Control Type Control Type

Bergische Universität Wuppertal is a public higher education institution.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Entity Type Entity Type

Bergische Universität Wuppertal is a non-profit higher education institution.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Bergische Universität Wuppertal does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Bergische Universität Wuppertal's main facilities:

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Library University Library

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Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Bergische Universität Wuppertal's main services:

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Bergische Universität Wuppertal's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Bergische Universität Wuppertal is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Bergische Universität Wuppertal's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Agency for Quality Assurance by Accreditation of Study Programmes (AQAS)
  • Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency (ZEvA)

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Bergische Universität Wuppertal's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
  • uni-assist

Academic Structure


Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...

  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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