University of Bayreuth

University of Bayreuth

Founded in 1975, the University of Bayreuth is one of Germany’s youngest yet renowned universities. The university has earned an international reputation in several interdisciplinary research fields and closely cooperates with local scientific institutions to strengthen synergies and promote innovation. Interdisciplinarity is also at the core of their more than 160 degree programs taught at the university's seven faculties, six of which are located on their main campus in Bayreuth and one on their satellite campus in Kulmbach.

#45The University of Bayreuth is among the world’s best universities that are 50 years old or younger, ranking 45th in the Times Higher Education Young University Ranking 2021.

25%Almost a quarter of the 2020 total income of the university came from third-party funding.

300+The University of Bayreuth maintains over 300 intensive strategic bilateral partnerships worldwide and three Gateway offices in Australia, China and France.