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We support you in establishing and expanding your international and national network by promoting conferences and research trips. Scholars of all career levels can also network within the framework of the qualification programme and use the offers of other service facilities of the University of Bayreuth.

Service and contact points within the University of Bayreuth

Equal opportunitiesHide

The Equal Opportunities Office supports the university management in implementing equal opportunities for the genders in research, teaching and studies and contributes to increasing the number of women in leadership positions. Equality is the strategic responsibility of all members of the university.

Contact: Miriam Bauch (Assistant to the Women's Representative, Head of the Staff Department), +49 921 / 55-2218, miriam.bauch@uni-bayreuth.de


The Diversity Service Centre works together with all actors in the overall area of "Equal Opportunities & Diversity" to recognize and value diversity, to promote equal opportunities for participation and development in studies and careers, and to eliminate and prevent individual and structural discrimination.

Contact: Dr. Stefan Kurth (Head of the Service Centre), +49 921 / 55-7870, stefan.kurth@uni-bayreuth.de

Research FundsHide

The Office of Research Support (F) offers scholars from all disciplines comprehensive advice and support in preparing and applying for their research projects. In addition to national and regional, public and private funding sources, the main focus is on the European Research Framework Program (Europäisches Forschungsrahmenprogramm).

Contact: Dr. Ursula Higgins (Head of the Office), +49 921 55-7783, ursula.higgins@uni-bayreuth.de

Center for Teaching and Learning (ZHL)Hide

The Center for Teaching and Learning (ZHL) is the institution for continuing education in higher education at the University of Bayreuth and offers services in higher education didactics for all teachers.

Contact: PD Dr. Frank Meyer (Head of the Centre), +49 921 55-4637, frank.meyer@uni-bayreuth.de

Institute for Entrepreneurship & InnovationHide

The Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (website only available in German) at the University of Bayreuth uniquely combines the fields of research, teaching and transfer. The central goals are the implementation of excellent, internationally visible basic and applied research, the development of start-up and innovation capabilities, and the sustainable increase in the innovation and future viability of both established companies and new start-ups in the Upper Franconia region.

Contact: Dr. Petra Beermann (Head of the Office), +49 921 55-4720, petra.beermann@uni-bayreuth.de

International Office / Welcome CentreHide

The International Office is the contact point for all those who would like to go abroad, are interested in an international partnership with the University of Bayreuth or are interested in a double-degree program with international partner universities.

The Welcome Service provides support with information about studying in Bayreuth, housing, dealing with authorities and extracurricular activities (e.g. buddy program).

Contact: Dr. Arnim Heinemann (Head of the Office), +49 921 / 55-5240, armin.heinemann@uni-bayreuth.de

Career ServiceHide

The CareerService (link only available in German) of the University of Bayreuth is the central interface between studies and the professional world. It is the contact for students and companies alike.

Contact: Claas Hinrichs (Head of CareerService and Corporate Contacts), +49 921 55-4660, claas.hinrichs@uni-bayreuth.de

Ombuds persons for young scholarsHide

The ombuds persons for young scholars provide advice in the event of conflicts or other problems that arise during the qualification phase. For example, the supervisory relationship between doctoral candidates and supervisors, the relationship between post-doctoral candidates and the departmental mentorate, the legal position and duties as a research assistant or junior professor.

Contact to the ombudspersons for young scholars:

Prof. Dr. Heike Feldhaar, +49 921 / 55-2645, feldhaar@uni-bayreuth.de

Prof. Dr. Gabriela Paule, +49 921 / 55-3633, gabriela.paule@uni-bayreuth.de

Writing CentreHide

At the Writing Centre, students and doctoral candidates of the University of Bayreuth can find free support in all questions related to scientific writing. Among other things, individual writing advice and workshops on scientific writing are offered.

Contact: Kathrin Stöver (Head of the Centre), +49 921 / 55-4642, schreibzentrum@uni-bayreuth.de

Language CentreHide

The Language Centre (website only available in German) is the central point of contact for all students at the University of Bayreuth when it comes to foreign language teaching. It supports the acquisition of foreign language skills in more than 20 foreign languages, both during and integrated into the course of study.

Contact: PD Dr. Regina Richter (Head of the Centre), +49 921 / 55-3595, sprachenzentrum@uni-bayreuth.de

University LibraryHide

Here you can find the link to the Bayreuth University Library, with all information about the sub-libraries and contacts:

Contact: Dipl.-Biol. Ralf Brugbauer (Chief Library Director), +49 921 / 55-3400, ralf.brugbauer@uni-bayreuth.de

Webmaster: Dipl.-Ing. Iris Hetz

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