University of Wuppertal

Studying at Bergische Universität Wuppertal - Getting in perspective

The degree programs at Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW) focus on the key issues and requirements of our society and of current research. We understand academic teaching as a dialogue between lecturer and learner. Education, for us, is the communication and cultivation of critical reflection, social awareness, and the power to act.

Whether you are interested in entering university, are in the middle of your degree program, or are on the verge of starting professional life – you will find detailed information here on every aspect of studying at BUW.

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Information & Service

You are about to finish high-school and looking to study with us in Wuppertal after your graduation? Our Student Counselling Centre (ZSB) offers individual counselling sessions and a wide range of information events on how to match your interests and talents with a field of study, as well as which programme at Bergische Universität Wuppertal would be the best to suit your choice.
The specialist counsillors at ZSB are always at your side, helping you navigate the abundance of information on the topic. Take a look at their websites and follow them on Instagram to make sure you never miss an information event.

You have already completed your Bachelor degree and are looking for a Master programme? Our Master programme websites have all the information on the programmes' contents, entry requirements and contact persons.

If you are looking for an opportunity to do your Ph.D. at Uni Wuppertal you are always welcome to contact our Center for Graduate Studies (CGS).

Thank you for your interest in our unitversity!

Did you just start your studies at Wuppertal University? All relevant information for our first semester students is available at our Startdenker page.

Should you find yourself stuck or in need of support during your studies with us, we are always here to help with any problem or question that might arise.

This website was designed to help you find the right contact person on campus: from the Student Counselling Centre (ZSB), the Registrar's Office, the Central Examinations Office (ZPA) to the International Center, the Centre for Information and Media Processing (ZIM), the University Library and the contact for students' finance counselling (HSW).

With any questions concerning the curriculum of your programme please contact your academic advisor.

If you would like to stay updated on everything else that is happening on campus use our Campus App, follow us on social media and read the newsletter by the Vice President for Academic Affairs which always has the latest news on the current developments and conditions in academic teaching at BUW.

Your last exam or your thesis are coming up and completing your degree is just one step ahead - but you're not sure about how to take the next step into the world of work? Don't hesitate to contact our Carreer Service - they have all the information and advice to help you make the switch from student to professional.

If you would like to stay in touch with your alma mater after completing your degree we would be happy to welcome you to our alumni associations.

Completing a degree does not mean you don't get a chance to continue learning. Our Centre for Further Education (ZWB) offers workshops, certificate classes and even entire Master programmes for all those who would like to continue their education while working at the same time.

We also offer special programmes for guest auditors and senior citizen students.

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