Rheini Friedrich William university

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Rheini Friedrich William university
Rector: Professor. Dr. Matthias Winiger
chancellor: Dr. Reinhardt Lutz
year of the foundation: 1818
place: Bonn
working group: Publicly
budget: 323 millions EUR
third means: 77,6 millions EUR (2005)
term contribution: 141.84 EUR (SS 2006)
study fees: EUR 650.00 after study account
and - financing law (StKFG)
for secondary study, long-term study and
study over 60. Lj.
Faculties: 7
courses of studies: approx. 80
studying registered: 30.375 (SS 2005)
16,128 female
5,110 foreigners
professors: 530
other coworkers: approx. 3000 scientific
approx. 2000 in technology and administration
university library: approx. 2.200.000 volumes
type of building: Distributed buildings
address of the Rektorats: University of Bonn
D-53012 Bonn
official Website: www.uni-bonn.de
official E-Mail:

The Rheini Friedrich William university in Bonn ranks to the largest and among thatmost important universities in Germany. It enjoys the call of a tradition-conscious research university of international rank. In the summer semester 2005 the University of Bonn had 30,375 students and students.

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predecessors of the Bonn university was the Kurkölni university, which was created 1777 as an academy with the 4 faculties for God, on the right of, medicine and world instructionness. 1784 lent emperors Joseph II.the right for the award generally speaking realm of the recognized degree of the Licentiaten and the doctor, thus ascended the academy to the university.1798 were waived the Kurkölni university by the affiliation of the left Rhine bank by the Frenchmen.

The Rheini Friedrich William university Bonn on the Rhine became to 18. October 1818 of king Friedrich William III as the sixth Prussian university beside the seriousness Moritz Arndt university grab forest, the Humboldt university to Berlin, the University of king mountain, the university resounds (Saale) and the Schlesi Friedrich WilliamUniversity of Breslau based. Cause for the establishment was the will to create for the two new Prussian provinces Rhine country and Westphalia an academic training centre. The choice fell for several reasons on Bonn: First was by the two empty-standing erzbischöflichen lockshere a space offer sufficient for the beginning available. Then one wanted to set a clear indication of a new start also within the universitären range. Therefore the Cologne university not again-justified. To 14. October 1655 created old Duisburger university became inYear of the establishment of university in Bonn dissolved. The Zepter and large parts of the university library Duisburg went to Bonn, so that the Bonn university is successor of the Duisburger university to that extent. In addition the kurkölnische university had few years existence as a forerunner only, butit was considered as a university, which was coined/shaped by the clearing-up, which fit well into the Prussian education ideals.

  • 1777 establishment of the Kurfürstlichen academy Bonn
  • 1783 establishment of the Kurkölni University of Bonn
  • 1798 abolition of the Kurkölni University of Bonn
  • 18. October 1818 establishment
  • 18. October 1944 a bomb attack destroys that main building of the university

of locations and architecture

Juridicum – Fassade mit Mosaik von Victor Vasarely
Juridicum - front with mosaic of Victor Vasarely

the University of Bonn is not Campusuniversität, but distributes itself on several locations generally speaking city. InMain building, the former kurfürstlichen lock directly at the edge of the city center, as well as in some modern buildings in the environment (for instance the Juridicum) are the majority of the philosophical, theological and right and state-scientific faculties. The scientists concentrate in Poppelsdorf,where beside the Poppelsdorfer lock institute building from that 19. Century and modern buildings of offices prevail. Computer science and psychology are accommodated in the former educational university in Bonn castellet. This building from the Sechzigern is however medium-term given up, which are shifted university mechanisms(among other things there is a high load by Polychlorierte Biphenyle in the building, why the university University of pregnant women advises against the stay in the building). The medicine sits on the Venusberg behind Poppelsdorf. Individual institutes and mechanisms are still further distributed, for instance the astronomy andParts of chemistry in Endenich.

Altogether the university orders over approx. 350 buildings. In addition used real estate properties belong also four to refectories and 34 student hostels with approx. beside that scientifically and to the administration. 4,000 rooms.

In the course of a restructuring becomes ofthe university line desired concentrating from the decentralized structure on four center of gravity status places: the Campus town center with the philosophical faculty, the theological faculties and the state-scientific faculty, the Campus Poppelsdorf with the agricultural faculty and parts of the mathematical-scientific faculty, that Campus Endenich with the remaining parts of the mathematical-scientific faculty and the jurisprudence which can be accommodated in a new building, as well as the medicine on the Venusberg.


Evangelist-theological faculty

catholic-theological faculty

Agricultural faculty

  • DFG Graduiertenkolleg „to use from information technologies to specifying plant protection on agricultural and gardening used surfaces “

mathematical-scientific faculty

medical faculty

see independent article University clinic Bonn

philosophical faculty

  • center for evaluation and methods, ZEM
  • Graduiertenkolleg „the individual in the cultures of the old Mediterranean world “
  • historical seminar (now: Institut for science of history)
  • seminar for old person history
  • Roman seminar
  • English seminar
  • Germanisti seminar
  • art-historical Institut
  • Psychological Institut
  • Institut for communication sciences
  • Institut for political science and sociology

on the right of and state-scientific faculty

specialist area jurisprudence

  • German right school Warsaw
  • DFG Graduiertenkolleg „legal questions of the European financial area “
  • Institut for the right of the water and disposal economy
  • centerfor European commercial law

specialist area economic science

interdisciplinary projects

  • center for European integration research/center for European integrationStudies, ZEI
  • center for remote sensing of the land surface, ZFL
  • would run and Medical Sciences Bonn, LIMES
  • technology center of geo information systems, TZGIS
  • center for geo system research, ZEGEF
  • DFG Graduiertenkolleg „the relief - a structured and variable boundary surface “
  • DFG Graduiertenkolleg „structure and molecular interaction as basis of the medicament effect “
  • DFG Graduiertenkolleg„Analysis of cell functions by combinatorial chemistry and biochemistry “

external affiliations

further mechanisms

Akademisches Kunstmuseum – Antiken-sammlung der Universität Bonn
academic art museum - Antiken
collection of the University of Bonn


acquaintance scholar

acquaintance student

honour doctors

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coordinates: 50° 44 ′ 02 ″ N, 7° 6 ′ 8 ″ O


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