As a research-strong university with international appeal and innovative teaching concepts, Bielefeld University makes an important contribution to a progressive and participatory knowledge society. It is an attractive, family-friendly place to work and study, characterized by an open communication culture, living interdisciplinarity, diversity and the freedom for personal development.
Bielefeld University was founded in 1969 with an explicit research mission and high standards for the quality of research-oriented teaching. With approximately 24,500 students, it now comprises 14 faculties. As a comprehensive university, it offers a differentiated range of subjects in the humanities, natural and technical sciences, and medicine.