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Geography, Department

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften

Universität Bayreuth

Fakultät für Biologie, Chemie und Geowissenschaften
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
420
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
6.0%
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
7.5%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
9/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
80.6%

Group 1

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
12.7%

Group 3

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
3 points

Group 3

Contact with work environment, master's
4 points

Group 2

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
19.0%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
37.7%

Research

Publications per academic
1.5

Group 2

Third party funds per academic
16.1 T€

Group 3

Doctorates per professor
0.3

Group 3

Research reputation
26.3%

Group 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
1.9

Group 2

Support in studies
1.8

Group 1

Courses offered
1.8

Group 1

Study organisation
1.6

Group 2

Exams
1.8

Group 1

Excursions
1.7

Group 2

Research orientation
1.5

Group 1

Job market preparation
2.0

Group 1

Support for stays abroad
no data
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Rooms
no data
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Library
1.7

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
1.8

Group 1

Overall study situation
1.6

Group 1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students
234
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

Broad foundation course and subsequent specialisation options in all sub-areas of Human Geography and Physical Geography; one of the largest Geography institutes in Germany; numerous classes with relation to practice in small groups; problem-oriented and inter-disciplinary teaching; high proportion of practical work in the field; wide range of combination subjects; varied opportunities for stays abroad and work placements; relation to practice through interlinking with industry/government bodies and other organisations in the region

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Aalborg University, Dänemark; Universidad de Granada, Spanien; University of Pecs, Ungarn; University of Iceland, Island; Universiteit vam Amsterdam, Niederlande; University of Bucarest, Rumänien; Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan, Polen; Stockholms Universitet, Schweden; Université Bordeaux Montaigne; Tohoku University, Japan

Special features regarding the equipment

PC-Pool with 29 workstations; specialised software; the only geoscientific institute in Germany combining modern equipped laboratories for luminescence dating and magnetic dating under one roof; lending facilities for many devices (IPads, photo and video camera, GPS and recording devices, Maxqda licenses etc.).

Special features regarding research activities

Multitude of different third-party-funded research projects in Germany, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa, which often have an inter-disciplinary character and which are also carried out beyond the boundaries of subject area; involvement of students in research; participation in the excellence initiative of the German federal and state governments through the Graduate School BIGSAS; broad international networking

Support for founders

Business Plan Competitions; International Business Plan Competition (Master's event); 5-Euro-Business; Bayreuth Hospitation; Entrepreneurial Thinking & Business Design (Master's event); Seminar Series of the Start-up Advisory Service; Startup Stories; Startup Day; Social Entrepreneurship Camp & Social Entrepreneurship Seminar; Seminar Series of the Start-up Advisory Service; On the Way to the Start-up University (study project); Lead User in Open Innovation.

Further information on research activities

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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