Germany: Universität Bielefeld

Universität Bielefeld was founded in 1969 with the ambition to reform the way German universities work. The university places great emphasis on linking education and research and to stimulate interdisciplinary research, among other things by collecting all disciplines in a large building. Universität Bielefeld educates around 20,000 students in everything from economics to biology.

University in brief

Language of instruction: German at Bachelor-level and English at Master-level studies.
Language requirementa for studies at German is B2.
Academic calendar: the winter semester from October to March, the summer semester from April to September
Credit system: 30 ECTS per semester is equivalent to 30hp at KTH per semester.
Website:  www.uni-bielefeld.de/
Note: The University is offering incoming exchange students help in finding accomodation. Students can take an intensive German language course during the summer. The academic calendar differs substantially from KTH's.

Exchange opportunities

Number of spots: 2 semesters or 1 academic year
Grade requirements: None