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Studying in Bonn

The University of Bonn offers over 200 full and partial degree programs in all manner of different subjects. Besides bachelor’s and master’s programs, students can also choose degrees in theologies and degree programs culminating in the state examination. The various combination models available for bachelor’s degree programs give students extensive options for their own subject specialisms, while the nuanced selection of master’s degree programs offers an excellent opportunity for in-depth academic study and specialization.

The University is well-known for its research-focused degree programs, which open students’ eyes to the world beyond pure academia and both support and challenge them. Many of the researchers working and teaching in Bonn are among the best in their field, while many departments enjoy a leading position compared to their counterparts in other countries. Since leaving Bonn, successful graduates have gone on to leading roles in academia, business, politics and administration.

Important note

Please find up-to-date information for students on the coronavirus on this web page.

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Student orientation and getting to know the University of Bonn

The University of Bonn has a wide range of offers aimed at school students of all ages for academic orientation and getting to know the University – from our Children’s University to individual consultations.

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Degree programs

On the undergraduate and postgraduate level, the University of Bonn offers far more than 200 academic disciplines to choose from.

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Application, admission and enrollment

You are planning to study at the University of Bonn and want to know how to get in? In our Application Guide, you will learn which admission procedure applies to you.

Study and internship abroad

Students at the University of Bonn have the opportunity to spend time at the most renowned universities abroad or gather practical experience at international companies and organizations.

International Students

You have an international school or university diploma and want to study in Bonn? We have compiled all information on application, finance and life in Bonn for you.

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Counseling & service

You have questions or need support with your studies? In our portal, you will find suitable contacts to help with your concern.

Guiding Principles in Studying and Teaching

The University of Bonn supports and fosters the arts and sciences as a crossroads between research and teaching. As a comprehensive university (universitas litterarum), it builds on its wide range of academic disciplines to spark academic interest in young people and help them develop their individual potential and personality in the best possible way.

Key semester dates

In the Key Semester Dates section, you will find the academic calendar of the University of Bonn as well as information on application and enrollment deadlines, lecture periods, days off and re-registration deadlines for the following semester.

Starting your studies

Starting university is a personal and unique experience – a new chapter in life that’s exciting, opening up myriad new opportunities in parallel. We have put together everything you need to successfully settle into university in Bonn.

Financing and support

In the section below, we will tell you how much it costs to study at the University of Bonn and what your funding options are.

Getting (Back) into Studying On-Site

The focus is now back on studying face to face. With this portal, we want to help you rediscover a “normal” daily routine as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic and give you a better overview of all the important topics and latest developments

Be EmPOWERed!

Our “Be EmPOWERed!” program offers a large variety of self-learning offers and trainings on successfully mastering (digital) studies, covering the areas #SkillPOWER, #HealthPOWER, #SocialPOWER and #FuturePOWER – free of charge!

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Graduates per year

Veranstaltungen
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See also

City of Bonn

Research, business, culture, leisure activities, an international flair – Bonn has much to offer. 

University life

Studying in Bonn also means charging your batteries in a fantastic environment to make room for new ideas and input.

University Sports

With its large variety of courses, University Sports offers the best environment for regular physical exercise to compensate for demanding study periods.

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