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University of Bonn - at a glance
Boasting almost 200 years of tradition, over 27,000 students and an outstanding reputation both at home and abroad, Bonn is without question one of Germany's leading universities. Our University is situated in a wonderful city where people are able to live that little bit better...

The tradition and direction of the University of Bonn is naturally determined by all those who make up the institution - i.e. those who teach, learn and research here. All such people benefit greatly from our carefully developed institutional profile:

    * Bonn is a research university that operates on an international level but in doing so we continually maintain our long standing traditions
    * We cooperate with a number of different universities and research establishments across the globe
    * We have developed unique teaching and research methods that have received worldwide recognition and acclaim

The following facts and figures illustrate the size of the University of Bonn:

513 professors
1,632 other academic staff
4,407 non-academic staff (including University Hospital)

27,500 students
4,100 foreign students

90 separate degree programmes offered

Total expenditures: 309,0 million euros

Funds attracted from third-parties: 77.6 million euros
1 cluster of excellence (mathematics)
1 graduate school (economics)
10 collaborative research centres
6 postgraduate collegia
7 research groups and clinical research groups

Partnerships and exchange programmes
The University of Bonn proudly maintains partnerships with 56 universities in Europe, America, Asia and Australia.

University premises
371 buildings spread throughout the city

Nobel Prize Winners from Bonn University
Wolfgang Paul (1913 - 1993),
Nobel Prize for Physics, 1989
Reinhard Selten (*1930),
Nobel Prize for Economics, 1994

University of Bonn libraries
Main university library (2.22 million volumes)
approximately 100 decentralised institute libraries

University clinics
4,200 non-academic staff
budget: 506 million euros
1,224 beds in 30 clinics

As of June 2007

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