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A range of printed and online publications keep readers up-to-date about the latest developments in research and teaching at the University of Bonn.

The cover page of the Annual Report 2019 shows the Hofgartenwiese and the main building of the University of Bonn.
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The Annual Report of the Rectorate

The Annual Report of the Rectorate provides facts, pictures and charts setting out the high points of the last University year. The printed edition of the Annual Report is available from Division 8, Adenauerallee 72-74, 53113 Bonn. The Annual Report and Facts and Figures are available online dating back to 2015.

“forsch” - The Magazine of The University of Bonn

The Bonn university magazine is published a number of times a year. Covering a range of topics from university life, it provides exclusive reports from the university political system, research and teaching, and gives updates about the activities of various university personalities. This strengthens the identification of University staff with the wider University community. “forsch” is available at various stands in University buildings and directly from the University Communications Division. The latest edition is also available in digital form from our download area.

The cover of the autumn winter 2020 issue of forsch shows students with a mouth-to-nose covering and spacing in a lecture hall.
© Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn
The cover of the 2020/2021 Study Compass shows a student sitting cross-legged with headphones, working on her laptop.
© Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn

University Brochures

The University of Bonn publishes a range of information brochures in print and digital format. The digital versions can be downloaded from links at the bottom of this page. The print versions are available free-of-charge from the University Communications Division.

  • Wissenschaft bewegen

The bilingual (German/English) brochure “Wissenschaft bewegen / Science in Motion” provides its readers with an overview of the University of Bonn underscored with facts and figures from research, teaching and the university finances.

  • Studienkompass

The annual publication “Studienkompass” from the Central Study Advisory and Counseling Service is provided free-of-charge to all new students upon enrollment.

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Bonn University Press

Bonn University Press publishes monographs focusing on a range of issues in the humanities written by academics working at the University of Bonn. The press is part of V&R unipress GmbH. V&R unipress is a subsidiary of the prestigious academic publishers Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht in Göttingen which specializes in the humanities. The Rectorate appointed an academic advisory board to select titles for the publishing program.

Important Downloads

Download the latest edition of "forsch", the digital edition of "Wissenschaft bewegen", "Studienkompass", the Annual Reports and Facts and Figures here.


Contacting the editorial office

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University Communications
Phone: +49 (0)228/73-7647


Adenauerallee 72-74

53113 Bonn

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