University of Bayreuth

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The University of Bayreuth was founded in 1975 and is today one of the most successful young universities in Germany. Interdisciplinary research and teaching is the main feature of the more than 160 study programmes at seven faculties in the natural and engineering sciences, law, business and economics, as well as linguistics, literature and cultural studies.

Doctoral Research

If you are interested in pursuing a doctoral degree at the University of Bayreuth, you can complete your doctorate at one of the Graduate Centers offering structured graduate programmes, or you would rather carry out research under the supervision of a professor at one of the University’s seven faculties. Either way the University of Bayreuth Graduate School will support you in a variety of different areas. The Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies is part of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence at the University of Bayreuth.

Postdoctoral Research

The WiN Academy of the University of Bayreuth offers a comprehensive information and qualification programme, which matches the needs of early career researchers.


Transparency, respect, fairness, and reliability are basic principles of the appointment and career system of the University of Bayreuth.

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