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University Communications

University Communications organizes the central communication activities of the University of Bonn and is responsible for maintaining and developing its communication channels. We help to establish good, successful communications between members of the University, the media and the public, thereby assisting the University in fulfilling its important research and teaching responsibilities. 

Our Services

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Press Service

Not a day goes by without something new at the University. New knowledge is created every day by researchers at the University of Bonn. From Hofgarten to Venusberg, we provide the news faster than anyone else.

Publications

The University magazine, brochures and reports—the University of Bonn creates its own publications to provide information about its work.

Online Editing

The thousands of central webpages at the University of Bonn need constant editing to keep them up-to-date. We do that!

Social Media

We use social media to keep in contact with our fans and friends in Bonn and around the world

Corporate Design

Our corporate design ensures high recognition of the “University of Bonn” brand. We can help you use it.

Video and Photo Service

We put research and teaching in the proper light. We use photos and videos to present the University of Bonn and its members.

forsch. The University Magazine

What moves the University of Bonn? Who are the people behind the research results and programs offered? Read about it here!

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Team

Our team will advise you on all matters relating to communications, press relations and public relations. 

Latest News
Where do the ingredients for your chocolate, smartphone and clothes come from?

A bar of chocolate in the U.S. might have been made in Belgium, with cocoa from the Ivory Coast, almonds from Morocco, vanilla from Madagascar and sugar from Brazil. Were forests cut down for it? Were forced or child laborers involved in the harvest? Were toxins used or rivers polluted? We see similar stories for other products we use daily, such as smartphones, clothes, and cosmetics. These questions cannot be answered easily. That's why companies and corporations should conduct due diligence in their supply chains and pay more attention in the future to the impact of their products on the environment and human rights. Dr. Jorge Sellare, group leader and senior scientist at the Center for Development Research (ZEF) and member of the Transdisciplinary Research Unit "Sustainable Futures" at the University of Bonn, has written a commentary on this topic together with other authors in the journal "Nature". The Department of Communications of the University asked him about it.

Artist’s Impressions Unveiled for Temporary Buildings in the Hofgarten

Visually appealing, high-quality, sustainable with solar panels on the roof—this is what the modular buildings around the University of Bonn’s main building and in the Stadtgarten could look like based on the University’s concept. Artist’s impressions of the planned structures have now been released.

Zentrum für Versöhnungsforschung ceremonially opened

Covid-19, climate change, populism, and not least the Ukraine war make the question of how and whether reconciliation is possible highly topical and relevant. The new Bonner Zentrum für Versöhnungsforschung (Center for Reconciliation Research) at the University of Bonn bundles research on this topic in cooperation with partner organizations. The center’s aim is to analyze reconciliation practices in an interdisciplinary and comparative way looking at different cultural, social and regional contexts. The center has now been ceremoniously opened in the University's Festsaal.

Wulf Amelung is a new member of the Leopoldina

Special distinction for Wulf Amelung: the professor of soil science and soil ecology at the Institute of Crop Sciences and Resource Conservation (INRES) at the University of Bonn and director of the Institute of Agrosphere at Forschungszentrum Jülich has now been admitted to the Leopoldina National Academy of Sciences. Amelung is assigned to the Section of Agricultural and Food Sciences. 

Opening Hours

  • Monday to Friday
    8:00 am–5:30 pm
    Contact us to make an appointment.
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