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Universität Bielefeld

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world rank  375

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Established in 1969, the Universität Bielefeld (Bielefeld University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium city of Bielefeld (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), Universität Bielefeld is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Universität Bielefeld 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. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this German higher education organization a non-selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Universität Bielefeld also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

public
Control Type

Entity

non-profit
Entity Type

Size

large-sized
Total Enrollment

Selectivity

non-selective
Acceptance rate

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University Identity

Name
Name Bielefeld University
Acronym
Founded 1969

University Location

Address Universitätsstrasse 25
Bielefeld
33615 North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
Tel +49 (521) 106 00
Fax +49 (521) 106 5844

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Study Areas and Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities?

Generalist universities offer a broad range of subjects and courses that allow students to explore different fields of study, or study areas, before choosing a major. They also provide students with a well-rounded education that can be applied to many different careers. On the other hand, specialized universities focus on a specific field of study and offer more in-depth courses and training in that field. This can be beneficial for students who know exactly what they want to do and want to gain specialized knowledge and skills in their chosen field.
Most higher education institutions offer a range of degree levels, from undergraduate to postgraduate degrees. However, some universities may offer more degree levels than others. In particular, larger-sized universities usually offer a wider selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degree types and levels.


Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

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




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Programs and courses

Introduction

What are University programs and courses?

University programs and courses are academic programs of study offered by universities, colleges and other higher education institutions. These programs and courses are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in a particular field of study or career. In many countries, the terms "university courses" and "university programs" are used interchangeably whereas in the US university programs usually consist of a set of required courses that cover the fundamental concepts and principles of a field of study, as well as a selection of elective courses that allow students to specialize in a particular area of interest.


Programs and courses

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Yearly Tuition

Introduction

Yearly tuition refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study...

However, the cost of yearly tuition can vary widely depending on the Universität Bielefeld's program of study, the specific type of degree, the student's residency status and other criteria. Moreover, tuition is just one component of the overall cost of attending university. Other expenses, such as room and board, textbooks and personal expenses can add significantly to the total cost of attendance and depends on Germany's cost of living.


Yearly Tuition Range Matrix

This uniRank Tuition 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 the Universität Bielefeld.

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
Not reported

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Admissions Info

Introduction

Admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer...

Admission policies may change by country, type of higher education institution and the specific programs or majors offered by the institution. Prospective students should carefully review the admission policies and requirements of each institution they are considering to determine their eligibility and, if the institution is selective and does not have an open admission policy, prepare a strong application.


Admission Info and stats

uniRank publishes below an overview of the most important information about the Universität Bielefeld's admission policy and statistics.


Admission Info

uniRank publishes below some basic admission information for the Universität Bielefeld.

Admission Gender

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Admission Selection

Has the Universität Bielefeld a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universität Bielefeld's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.


International Admissions

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


Admission Office Admission Office



(521) 106 4075


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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why...

  • Resources: a larger university may have more resources available to its students, including research facilities, libraries, and extracurricular activities. However, a smaller university may offer a more personalized experience and smaller class sizes.
  • Diversity: the size and profile of a university can impact the diversity of its student body, faculty and curriculum. Larger universities may attract more international students and offer a wider range of academic programs, while smaller universities may have a more homogenous population.
  • Networking: a larger university may offer more opportunities for networking and building connections with other students and professionals in your field, but smaller universities may offer a tighter-knit community and more personalized networking opportunities.
  • Quality of Education: a university with a lower student-staff ratio typically means that students will receive more personalized attention from their instructors. This can lead to more individualized instruction, more opportunities for feedback and guidance and a better learning experience overall.
  • Location: campus setting can have an impact on students' access to resources, cost of living, transportation, social life and safety.
  • Religious affiliation: while it may not be the most important factor for everyone, understanding the religious affiliation of a university can help students determine if it aligns with their personal beliefs and provide a unique academic and spiritual experience.

Overall, the importance of university size and profile can vary depending on the student's individual goals, beliefs and priorities. It is important to consider these factors along with other important criteria, such as academic programs, location, cost and university culture.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for the Universität Bielefeld.

Student Enrollment

Universität Bielefeld has a student enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 making it a large-sized institution.


Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).


Control Type Control Type

Universität Bielefeld is a public higher education institution.


Entity Type

Universität Bielefeld is a non-profit higher education institution.


Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Campus Setting Campus Setting

Not reported


Religious Affiliation

The Universität Bielefeld does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are University facilities and services and what facilities and services does the Universität Bielefeld offer?

University facilities and services refer to the physical infrastructure and resources provided by a university to support its academic and research activities, as well as the well-being of its students, faculty and staff. Some examples of university facilities and services are classrooms and lecture halls, libraries, laboratories, housing, dining services, health services, sports and fitness facilities, financial aids, career or academic counseling services, technology and computing resources, distance learning and study abroad services.


Facilities and Services

uniRank provides below an overview of the facilities and services offered by the Universität Bielefeld.


Library

This institution has a physical Library for its students. Go to the Universität Bielefeld's Library


Housing

Not reported


Sport Facilities

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


Financial Aids

Not reported


Study Abroad

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


Distance Learning

Not reported


Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported


Career Services Career Services

Not reported



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Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

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...

  • Institutional legal recognition: institutional legal recognition of a University refers to the formal recognition of the university's legal status by the government of a country. Legally recognized higher education institutions are chartered, registered and/or licensed by government bodies to be legal entities authorized to teach at the tertiary level.
  • Institutional accreditation: institutional accreditation is a type of additional quality assessment that evaluates the overall quality of an institution as a whole. Institutional accrediting bodies assess a University's overall mission, governance, leadership, faculty qualifications, student support services, financial stability and academic offering. Institutional accreditation is a concept that mainly exists in the US higher education system and a few other countries. So if you plan to study in the United States make sure that the University you choose is not only registered or licensed but officially accredited by a recognized accrediting body. In the US uniRank only includes accredited institutions.
  • Programmatic or specialized accreditation: programmatic or specialized accreditation, on the other hand, is a type of accreditation that evaluates and accredits specific academic programs within a University. Programmatic accreditation, granted by specialized national or international accrediting bodies, assesses the quality and rigor of a program's curriculum, faculty qualifications, student outcomes and resources and is focused on ensuring that a specific program or course meets industry standards and requirements.

uniRank provides, for each University, the name of the organization that has officially granted institutional legal recognition or accreditation. For some Universities uniRank also provides a list of programmatic or specialized accreditations that, however, might be not complete or up-to-date.


Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

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



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Online Courses

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This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education.

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