Bielefeld University is one of Germany’s young universities that focuses on imparting higher education by bringing to use innovative teaching techniques and research-methodologies. Established in 1969, the institute has quickly gained global reputation as an academic leader. Internationally acclaimed for its research-focused regime, the university is located in Bielefeld city in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and is home to more than 25,000 students.
According to CWUR (Center for World University Rankings) 2016, the university is nationally ranked at #37 and globally ranked at #475.
|Annual Budget (2017)||€ 169.8 million|
|Number of Study programs||116|
|Total Appointed Professors||238|
|International Student Percentage||8% (1969 students)|
|Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)||€ 10,200|
|Contact International Office||+49 (0) 521 106- 3616| email@example.com|
Application Deadlines July 15 (winter); January 15 (summer) Admission Requirements
The Bielefeld University does not charge a tuition fee. Students only have to pay a semester fee of approximately € 290 every six months till the duration of their study. The semester fee includes a semester ticket for free public transportation around the city. Other costs that students need to keep in mind have been tabulated below:
|Expense||Amount in EUR|
|Room Rent||€ 280 per month|
|Health Insurance & Medical Fees||€ 80 per month|
|Food||€ 150 per month|
|Total Expenditure per month (inclusive of semester fee and other personal expenses)||€ 850|
The table above shows estimated monthly cost of attending the Bielefeld University. Actual costs may vary depending on personal spending habits and nature of accommodation.
The university does not give out any financial aid or scholarships to its international students. Neither does it take any responsibility if a candidate finds themselves in financial need due to unforeseeable circumstances.
However, a limited number of scholarships and funding opportunities are made available by private/government organizations.
Students might find it difficult to work during their study due to the demanding nature of their course and rigorous curriculum. Hence, it is recommended not to rely too much on student jobs when considering financial aid.
International students working as academic assistants have no time-restrictions and may work uninterrupted for as long as required.
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|End of Application process||January 15, 2019|