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University of 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


University of Wuppertal's Control Typepublic


University of Wuppertal's Entity Typenon-profit


University of Wuppertal' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


University of Wuppertal's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Profile

Name (English)
Name University of Wuppertal
Colours Green
Mascot Lion
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Campus Location

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

University of Wuppertal's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/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 University of 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 University of Wuppertal's academic range and degree level offering.

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Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees represent the cost that a student is billed by a university for one academic year of full-time study. Check out our guide article on tuition fees and financial aid options to gain further insights.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This University of 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 University of Wuppertal.

University of 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 Info


Applying for 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. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.

Admission Policy

uniRank publishes below some basic University of Wuppertal's admission information.

University of Wuppertal's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

University of Wuppertal's Admission Selection Admission Selection

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

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

University of Wuppertal's acceptance rate range is not reported.

University of 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.

University of Wuppertal's Admission Office Admission Office

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

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Profile and Size


When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.

Profile and Size

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for University of Wuppertal.

University of Wuppertal's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

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

University of Wuppertal's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

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

University of Wuppertal's Control Type Control Type

University of Wuppertal is a public higher education institution.

University of Wuppertal's Entity Type Entity Type

University of Wuppertal is a non-profit higher education institution.

University of Wuppertal's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

University of Wuppertal's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

University of Wuppertal does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


Curious about the most prevalent university facilities and services? Delve into our two guide articles on University Facilities and University Services for more insights.

University Facilities

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

University of Wuppertal's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit University of Wuppertal's Library

University of Wuppertal's Housing University Housing

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

University of 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 University of Wuppertal's main services:

University of 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.

University of Wuppertal's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

University of Wuppertal's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported

University of Wuppertal's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

University of Wuppertal's Career Services Career Services

Not reported

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Accreditation and Recognition


Various countries have diverse types of legal recognition and quality assessment for higher education institutions, depending on their legal and higher education systems... explore our article on university accreditation and recognition for further information.

University of Wuppertal's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

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

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Programmatic or Specialized Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of 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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Affiliations and Memberships


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important University of 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 Divisions


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. Comprehensive or 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. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Divisions

uniRank shows a diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the University of Wuppertal 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.

Social Media

uniRank publishes brief reviews, rankings and metrics of some University of Wuppertal's social media channels as a starting point for comparison and an additional selection tool for potential applicants.

Facebook Facebook

University of Wuppertal's Facebook page University of Wuppertal's official Facebook page

Twitter Twitter

University of Wuppertal's Twitter page University of Wuppertal's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube


Instagram Instagram

University of Wuppertal's Instagram page University of Wuppertal's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

University of Wuppertal's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.

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