A Visit from Scotland
Leadership team from our partner university St Andrews comes to Bonn
Diversity Days 2022
Take part with many offers for students and employees
Unifest Graduation Ceremony 2022
Take part in the open-air celebration and digital offers
A Visit from Scotland
Diversity Days 2022
Unifest Graduation Ceremony 2022

Solidarity with Ukraine - Support offers and information

Research and Study at the University of Excellence in Bonn

The best minds have been able to develop their potential at the University of Excellence in Bonn for over 200 years. Find out more about our strategy in the competition for excellence. Discover our Transdisciplinary Research Areas. Get to know our cross-sectional tasks to improve equal opportunities and sustainability within the scientific community. Welcome to Bonn - welcome to the world.

Latest News
University of Bonn hosts leaders from St Andrews

The senior leadership team from the University of St Andrews is visiting the University of Bonn. Prof. Sally Mapstone, who heads the renowned Scottish university, has traveled to Bonn with a top-ranking delegation in order to discuss the strategic development of the two excellent universities and their diverse partnership activities.

Aimee van Wynsberghe awarded in Berlin

Twenty-one top researchers were the focus of an award ceremony held on Thursday evening in Berlin, where they were presented Germany’s most valuable research award, the Alexander von Humboldt Professorship. Among them was AI ethicist Prof. Dr. Aimee van Wynsberghe, who has been conducting research at the University of Bonn for the past year and a half. During the festive event, Federal Minister of Education and Research Bettina Stark-Watzinger and Hans-Christian Pape, President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, presented the awards which come with up to €5 million in funding.

Why students later pursue careers in STEM subjects

An international team including Prof. Dr. Thomas Dohmen, spokesperson of the ECONtribute Cluster of Excellence at the Universities of Bonn and Cologne, has received a grant of up to $2.5 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). In the funded study, the researchers will determine the extent to which students' personality traits, executive function skills, and preferences predict their later academic achievement and careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The project will run for five years.

Transfer Center enaCom offers protoyping grants

From research to application: Up to € 50,000 funds are available for young scientists at the University of Bonn for product validations from their research. For the first time the Transfer Center enaCom is offering prototyping grants which support innovative research results to be further developed for commercialisation. Application deadline is May 19, 2022 for the current year; applications can be submitted four times a year in the future.

Events
Mit Mut und Sicherheit unterwegs!
Tai Chi Zentrum Bonn
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Zu einem gesunden, produktiven Studium gehört ein respektvoller und wertschätzender Umgang miteinander. Was manchmal wie ein normaler Flirt aussieht, kann ...
Job Talk: Karrieremöglichkeiten bei Int. Organisationen
Online/Zoom
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Job Talks für Promovierende und Promovierte: Hellmut Meinhof leitet das „Büro für Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen“ (BFIO) innerhalb der ...
MeeGene Museum seminar in Evolutionary and Environmental Genomics
Online Museum Koenig
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
This seminar series brings together experts in the fields of comparative genomics, evolutionary biology and environmental genomics to ZFMK. Talks include ...
Museum seminar in Evolutionary and Environmental Genomics
online
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Kristine Bohmann & Christina Lynggaard from the Environmental DNA Group, University of Copenhagen will talk about the Detection of terrestrial vertebrates ...

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