Presentation on theme: "Bamberg and its University - a great place to study abroad!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Bamberg and its University - a great place to study abroad!
2 The City of Bamberg Approx. 70.000 inhabitants The Old Town is over years old1993: Bamberg‘s Old Town is added to the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage SitesPicturesque buildings in Baroque, Neo-Gothic and Romanesque style make Bamberg a popular tourist destination
4 St. Michaelsberg and the Rose Garden in the Neue Residenz Sidewalk Cafés
5 But Bamberg has more to offer... Bamberg is home to the current German Basketball Champions, nine local breweries, the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, E.T.A. Hoffmann Theater ...... and, of course, a great university!
6 The University of Bamberg Founded in 1647Approx studentsAn international enrollment of 6%Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs availableTop positions in various recent rankingsHome to 5 libraries and various research facilities
7 A university with a special atmosphere Excellent Student ServicesHome to a World Heritage SiteNature at Your DoorstepCultural Opportunities
8 University Administrators From left to right: Vice President Prof. Dr. rer. Nat. Guido Wirtz, Chancellor Dr. jur. Dagmar Steuer-Flieser, Vice President Prof. Dr. phil. Sebastian Kempgen, President Prof. Dr. theol. Dr. phil. habil. Godehart Ruppert
9 4 Faculties Social Sciences, Business Administration and Economics HumanitiesSocial Sciences, Business Administration and EconomicsHuman Sciences and EducationInformation Systems and Applied Computer Sciences
10 GuK | Faculty of the Humanities Archaeology, Art History and Heritage ConservationCatholic TheologyClassical StudiesCommunication StudiesEnglish and American StudiesEuropean EthnologyGeographyGerman StudiesHistoryPhilosophyOriental StudiesRomance StudiesSlavic Studies
11 Huwi | Faculties of Human Sciences and Education Pedagogy (incl. Adult and Further Education and Social Work)PsychologyTeacher Training for all school types (primary and secondary education)
12 SoWi | Faculties of Social Sciences, Business Administration SoWi | Faculties of Social Sciences, Business Administration and EconomicsBusiness AdministrationEconomics & Business EducationEuropean / International Business StudiesEuropean Economic StudiesPolitical ScienceSociologyStatistics and Econometrics
13 WIAI | Faculties of Information Systems and Applied Computer Sciences Business Information SystemsApplied Computer ScienceMedia Studies and Information SystemsComputing in the HumanitiesCognitive Systems
14 Research at the university ... and beyond Interdisciplinary research networks and centersZEMAS: Center for Medieval StudiesZIS: Center for Interreligious StudiesNEPS: National Education Panel Studyifb: Bavarian State Institute for Family ResearchTRAc - Trimberg Research AcademyBAGSS – Bamberg Graduate School of Social SciencesResearch-based applications and problem solving for the communityIndustry and BusinessInformation Systems, Entrepreneurship, Controlling, Logistics, Strategic ManagementEducation, Politics, Social ServicesAnalysis, consulting and tailored concepts in social sciences and education research
15 University Engagement in the Community Integral part of the cultural life in the city of Bamberg and the greater areaBamberg Hegel WeekNight of ResearchKids Uni – University for ChildrenMusic at the UniversityLiterature at the UniversityBamberg Poetics Professorship
16 International Outreach Strong international orientation in research and degree programsDegree programs with international focus, e.g. European Economic Studies, International Business Administration, European Joint Master‘s DegreeAwarded the European Medal by the European People‘s Party in 2001Worldwide network with more than 260 partner universities in 57 countriesAbout 40% of our students spend at least one semester abroad
17 Special Offers for Exchange Students Welcome Day and Course Opening The International Office will hold a mandatory reception event to welcome all students to Bamberg3 Week Preparatory Course Prior to each semester (60hrs of intensive German language classes worth up to 8 ECTS credits, orientation program, excursions, support from tutors, introduction to Bamberg‘s university system etc.)
18 Special Offers for Exchange Students Rooms in Student ResidencesAll incoming exchange students are offered a room in one of Bamberg‘s student residences as part of their exchange application to BambergTandem Program (Buddy Program)Incoming exchange students can be assigned a German tandem partner to help them acclimate to their new surroundingsTrips and ExcursionsThe International Office offers special trips at a reduced price throughout the semester (e.g. to Berlin, Munich, Bad Tölz, Neuschwanstein Castle,...)International Evenings and Pub Nights
19 Special Offers for Exchange Students International Student OrganizationsJoin international student organizations such as AEGEE or AIESECGerman as a Foreign Language ClassesPractice and improve your German in more than 20 different German language classes per semester (various proficiency levels available)Courses Taught in EnglishThe language of instruction in Bamberg is mostly German. However, a limited number of courses taught in English is available in some study areas (especially in Information Systems & Applied Computer Science, Business & Economics, Social Sciences, English & American Studies and General Linguistics).