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Biology / Bioscience, Department

Technische Fakultät

Universität Bielefeld

Technische Fakultät
Abteilung Biotechnologie
Universitätsstraße 25
D-33615 Bielefeld
Telephone: +49 521 106-5289

Uni Bielefeld
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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Teaching in core subjects

  • General Biology/Evolution, Genetic: 42.9%
  • Biochemistry/Biophysics/Physiology; Cell- & Developmental Biology: 28.6%
  • Zoology: 0%
  • Botany/Plant Science: 0%
  • Microbiology: 28.6%
  • Ecology: 0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

10/14 points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

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Support in studies

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Courses offered

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subject-specific skills

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methodological skills

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interdisciplinary skills

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Study organisation

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Exam organisation

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Laboratory internships

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Research orientation

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Offers for career orientation

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Support for stays abroad

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Overall study situation

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Return rate of the questionnaires

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Department of Biotechnology in the Technical Faculty: Small groups in the practical courses mean intensive supervision; teaching, especially in the Master's, is oriented towards own research projects, especially in the practical courses; participation in iGEM with international successes in recent years.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Many links and collaborations with international research groups.

Special features regarding research activities

Project work, final theses and specialisation internships are always linked to current research projects. For years, students of biotechnology have participated in the international iGEM competition, which is also supervised by the faculty.

Other special features

Campus Brewery Bielefeld; the largest location in Germany of the Biotechnology Student Initiative; annual participation in the iGEM; the Department of Biotechnology is a member of the CeBiTec platform (Centre of Biotechnology); the department has a programme coordinator as a contact point and hub for all students of biotechnology.




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(S) = Students' judgements

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(P) = Professors' judgements


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Value in points


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