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Geoscience, 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
410
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
5.0%
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
3.0%

Teaching in core subjects

  • Geology and Mineralogy: 18.2%
  • Palaeontology: 0%
  • Geochemistry and Geophysics: 0%
  • Environment, Climate, Ecology, Energy and Ressources: 81.8%
  • Applied Geology: 0%
  • Geoscientific Methods: 0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
11/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
94.9%

Group 1

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
40.8%

Group 3

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
3 points

Group 2

Contact with work environment, master's
4 points

Group 2

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
9.6%

Research

Publications per academic
5.5

Group 1

Citations per publication
5.3

Group 2

Third party funds per academic
153.6 T€

Group 1

Doctorates per professor
0.9

Group 2

Research reputation
17.9%

Group 2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.0

Group 2

Support in studies
1.9

Group 2

Courses offered
1.9

Group 2

Study organisation
1.6

Group 1

Exams
2.1

Group 2

Laboratory internships
1.7

Group 1

Excursions
1.4

Group 1

Research orientation
2.0

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.5

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
2.4

Group 2

Rooms
1.7

Group 1

Library
1.7

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
1.6

Group 1

Overall study situation
1.7

Group 1

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
no data

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The Geosciences of the Universität Bayreuth offer both research and practice-based teaching in four complementary courses (B.Sc. And M.Sc. Geo-Ecology, MSc Global Change Ecology, MSc Experimental Geosciences). These are oriented in an inter-disciplinary way and deal with both regional and global environmental systems.

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

The BayCEER has equipment for the recording of climate data (measuring pillars), for chemical analysis, a laboratory for isotope biogeochemistry, as well as open land for experimental biodiversity research. The MSc Experimental Geosciences, the full range of scientific equipment is available for high pressure synthesis and analysis.

Special features regarding research activities

BayCEER is a research institution of the Universität Bayreuth which combines the activities in the fields of Environmental Sciences and Ecology. Research fields are Global Change: Consequences, Prognoses and Prevention; Biodiversity: Dissemination, Function and Conservation; Ecosystems: Function and Performance; Environmental and Nature Conservation The Bavarian Research Institute of Experimental Geochemistry and Geophysics carries out experimental high-temperature/high-pressure research in the fields of Mineralogy, Petrology, Geochemistry and Geophysics.

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 Startup Advisory Service; Startup Stories; Startup Day; Social Entrepreneurship Camp & Social Entrepreneurship Seminar.

Further information on research activities

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(P) = Professors' judgements

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