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Video and Photo Service

The University of Bonn produces its own videos with University of Bonn employees and outside parties can also access a pool of university-related image material and professional databases of stock photos.—the University's Own Channel

The video channel was created in 2008 as a DFG subproject. The video team reports from the Rectorate on exciting research projects, University events and news from institutions affiliated with the University.  

In the 13 years since it was established, we have produced and published around 1,200 reports, livestreams, explanatory videos, statements, calls to action and much more. videos appear on the University of Bonn YouTube channel, and are regularly integrated into our webpages and disseminated via social media. Videos on the teaching and study content of our degree programs can be found on the eCampus learning platform.

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A team of filmmakers and PR professionals regularly produces video clips for and about the University of Bonn.

Video clip production

If you are a University of Bonn employee and would like to have a video prepared on your topic, institute or event, please contact Klaus Herkenrath.

Film permit required?

You need to obtain a written permit before filming or taking pictures on University grounds. These are available from a number of different persons and you can find the correct contact further down on this page.

Work with us works with partners contracted under framework agreements to produce audio-visual media. Please contact the coordinator if you are interested in freelance work and would like to join our core team, e.g. as a VJ. Videos: an Excellent Example

A selection of our current video productions is available here. Many more are available on our YouTube channel

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Photo Service

The University of Bonn photo service can provide a large volume of images from image databases and can commission new images for a variety of events and purposes.

Services for Employees 

A variety of university-related photo motifs are available for employees. You can search for suitable motifs in the easydb and colourbox image databases. More information is available on the intranet.

New images can also be commissioned. Our image editor would be happy to assist you. 

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Services for Outside Parties 

A picture says a thousand words. Do you need stock photos of the University of Bonn for your journalistic work? Find the right motif in our extensive image pool.


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Klaus Herkenrath

Coordinator for / Film Permits

+49 228 73-9464

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Gregor Hübl

Picture Editor / Contact Person Photo Service

+49 228 73-7451

Studierendenwerk Bonn

Your contact for a film permit at the Studierendenwerk Bonn: 

Robert Anders

Head of Marketing and Communication

+49 (0)228/73-4133

University Hospital Bonn (UKB)

Your contact for a film permit at the UKB:

Susanne Wagner

UKB Corporate Communications

+49 (0)228/287-19891

University and State Library (ULB)

Your contact for a ULB film permit:

Dr. David Fußhöller

ULB PR/Marketing

+49 (0)228/73-9517

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Our Press Service

We issue press releases to report news and publish information from science and research experts.

University of Bonn Social Media

The University of Bonn is mainly active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Xing, LinkedIn and YouTube. Stay in touch!

Corporate Design

Our corporate design ensures high recognition of the “University of Bonn” brand. 

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