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Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Fachgruppe Erdwissenschaften - Geographisches Institut
Meckenheimer Allee 166
D-53115 Bonn
Telephone: +49 228 73-7290
https://www.uni-bonn.de

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Basic information

Total number of students
1360
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
14.3%
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
8.2%

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
69.7%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
25.1%

Group 3

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
3 points

Group 3

Contact with work environment, master's
3 points

Group 3

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
48.2%
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
52.8%

Research

Publications per academic
2.3

Group 2

Third party funds per academic
65.8 T€

Group 2

Doctorates per professor
0.8

Group 2

Research reputation
51.3%

Group 1

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.2

Group 2

Support in studies
2.3

Group 2

Courses offered
2.1

Group 1

Study organisation
1.9

Group 2

Exams
2.0

Group 1

Excursions
2.0

Group 2

Research orientation
1.9

Group 1

Job market preparation
2.6

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
1.7

Group 1

Rooms
2.2

Group 2

Library
2.2

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
2.6

Group 3

Overall study situation
1.9

Group 1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students
no data
Teacher qualification programmes
TQ degrees: Two-Subject-Bachelor, Master of Education
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

Close links between research and teaching, i.e. high reference and gradual introduction of students to research-oriented topics; integration of theory and practical phases through high proportion of project work, therefore highly practice-related in combination with excellent methodology training; applied issues from professional life due to commitment of lecturers from the field; wide range of choices in study programme, courses taught in English too; optimal guidance and support services by the study programme manager; opportunities for the acquisition of key skills (including languages, GIS)

Exchange universities for stay abroads

University College London, GB; University of Bristol, GB; University College Cork, Irland; Université de Paris-Sorbonne, Frankreich; University of Bergen, Norwegen; University of Amsterdam, Niederlande; University of Prag, Tschechien; University of Iceland, Island; Universität Wien, Österreich; Universidad de Granada, Spanien

Special features regarding the equipment

WiFi in all public areas of the institute. Individual access to the university network possible, access via EDUROAM/VPN. Digital communication via Infomonitor and usual social media channels. Equipment of the seminar rooms with multimedia technology; online teaching possible; multi-media laboratory for the production of e-learning modules. Laboratories e.g. for water and soil analysis for research and teaching, testing grounds for field trials. Online research in collections is possible from any location. 2 computer pools with 31 and 14 seats respectively for teaching and self-study; 20 laptops for mobile use.

Special features regarding research activities

Geographical research fundamentally focusses on three characteristic points: Water, Risk, Geomatics. Within the framework of this profile focus, 9 scientific areas (climatology/landscape ecology, hydrology/water resource management, geomorphology, geographic development research, urban and regional geography, economic and social geography, historical geography, remote sensing/GIS, subject didactics) form the research and teaching portfolio. Cooperations in the field: Medical geography, aquatic ecology, conservation, and ABC/J geo association.

Further information on research activities

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