Bielefeld University 

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Engineering and Technology

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Bielefeld University contributes significantly to a progressive and participatory knowledge society as an internationally recognized university for its high-level research and innovative teaching concepts. It is an appealing, family-friendly place to work and study, distinguished by an open communication culture, lived interdisciplinarity, diversity, and personal development freedom. Bielefeld University was founded in 1969 with a clear research mission and the goal of providing high-quality research-oriented education. The University currently has 14 faculties and approximately 25,000 students. As a 'Volluniversitat' (complete university), it provides a diverse range of disciplines in the humanities, natural sciences, technology, and medicine. Researchers here cross boundaries - between disciplines, between people, and between science and society. Their innovative study model allows students to discover their potential and realize their unique talents. Bielefeld University students are willing to take on social responsibility outside of their studies. The overall working environment is characterized by intercultural openness, equal opportunities, and mutual respect. Even when it is difficult, we cultivate respectful communication and a constructive conflict culture. Bielefeld University encourages students to think outside the box, to deviate from the norm, and to pose provocative questions. Their multidisciplinary approach is an excellent foundation for this. Their innovative study model allows our students to discover their potential and develop their unique talents. Bielefeld University students are willing to take on social responsibility outside of their studies. Bielefeld University is a stepping-stone to a successful professional and personal life. They identify and support outstanding researchers, appoint them to their first professorships, and provide them with long-term opportunities.

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