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Biology / Bioscience, Department

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften

Universität Bayreuth

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften
Fachgruppe Biologie
Universitätsstraße 30
D-95440 Bayreuth
Telephone: +49 921 55-2525
https://www.uni-bayreuth.de

Uni Bayreuth
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Student body

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Basic information

Total number of students
750

Teaching in core subjects

  • General Biology/Evolution, Genetic: 15.6%
  • Biochemistry/Biophysics/Physiology; Cell- & Developmental Biology: 24.7%
  • Zoology: 19.5%
  • Botany/Plant Science: 18.2%
  • Microbiology: 11.7%
  • Ecology: 10.4%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
10/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
64.2%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
38.1%

Group 3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.2

Group 2

Support in studies
2.2

Group 2

Courses offered
2.3

Group 2

Teaching of technical/professional competence
8.0 points

Group 1

Teaching of methodological competence
6.0 points

Group 2

Teaching of interdisciplinary competence
4.0 points

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 2

Exams
no data
Not specified
Laboratory internships
1.7

Group 2

Excursions
1.8

Group 2

Research orientation
2.0

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.4

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
no data
Not specified
Rooms
2.3

Group 2

Library
1.9

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
1.9

Group 2

Overall study situation
2.1

Group 2

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students
256
Teacher qualification programmes
TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education, State Exam
Teacher qualification centre
Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German)
Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
no data

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Model courses Bachelor of Science and Master of Education for Teaching Qualification, degree course at Elitenetzwerk Bayern M.Sc. MINT Lehramt Plus, B.Sc. Biology: Specialisation in Molecular Biology and Cell Biology or Ecology/Biology of Organisms, MSc Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MSc Molecular Ecology, MSc Biodiversity and Ecology, PhD programmes Molecular Life Sciences and Ecology and Environmental Research with "Fast Track" option.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Subject-specific cooperation agreements with foreign universities (e.g. York, Nice, Leiden) make it possible to complete work placements and semesters abroad.

Special features regarding research activities

The Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 1357, located at the University of Bayreuth: "Microplastics - regularities of formation, transport, physico-chemical behaviour and biological effects. From Model to Complex Systems as a Basis for New Approaches" explores the formation, migration and effects of microplastics and develops new approaches to solving this immense environmental problem.

Other special features

Strong interdisciplinary cooperation of biology with chemists, physicists and engineers within the university; further development through profile fields of food and health sciences, molecular biosciences, ecology and environmental sciences; close integration with subject didactics; student laboratory; cooperation with schools; campus university ensures short distances and efficient studying. Possibility of additional studies in environmental law with a certified degree.

Further information about study entry phase

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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education