University of Bamberg

The University of Bamberg (German: Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg) in Bamberg, Germany, is simultaneously one of the oldest and one of the newest universities in Bavaria. It specializes in the Humanities, Cultural Studies, Social Sciences, Economics and Applied Information Technology.

Master's Programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Education & Training (1)



The University of Bamberg was founded in 1647 under the name Academia Bambergensis by Prince-Bishop Melchior Otto Voit von Salzburg and was enlarged in the following century, particularly through the work of Prince-Bishop Friedrich Carl von Schönborn, to attain the status of a full university, including departments of theology, philosophy, law and medicine.


The academic disciplines are closely linked to the focal areas of our overall profile:

  • Education & Life Planning

  • The Individual & Society

  • Languages & Cultures

  • Business & Markets


Örebro University’s research spans no less than 36 different subjects, across the humanities and social sciences, medicine and health, and science and technology fields.

Here you are one step away from finding information about our research environments, teams, projects and subjects. You can also learn more about research activities at Örebro University by reading our features and news pieces or by watching our films.

Centres/ Institutes:

  • Centre for Interreligious Studies

  • Zentrum für innovative Anwendungen der Informatik

  • Centre for Medieval Studies


The Career Center at the Faculty WIAI is by design an interface between students, graduates, alumni, professionals and businesses.

In addition to your major field of study, we support your career planning and professional orientation.

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Student services

As an internationally renowned research centre, the University of Bamberg is committed to the academic exchange of knowledge and ideas, and it promotes networking and partnerships with foreign universities and research institutions. Exchange programmes, special degree programmes and inter-university partnerships have for years drawn foreign students to Bamberg, and Bamberg students abroad.

Housing services

Accommodation at different price levels is available within walking distance to the conference venue.

Library services

As a central body, the University Library is responsible for supplying the University with literature and information for research and teaching. Furthermore, it makes its resources available for scientific and professional purposes as well as for educational and continuous trainings to anyone who is interested.

ICT services

The University of Bamberg Computing Centre is your service partner in all matters of information technology dealing with studies, teaching, research and organisation.

Student Life

Campus life

The city of Örebro is situated in the heart of Sweden, about halfway between Stockholm and Gothenburg. It is easily accessible by major roads, railways and by air. From the Örebro region, everything Scandinavia has to offer is within easy reach. The population of about 139,000 makes it the seventh largest town in Sweden.

Sports facilities

Since autumn of 2011, Bamberg has been proud to present Bambados, the first indoor aquatics centre in Europe to be built according to passive house standards. With its guiding themes of "family, sports and ecology," it is a truly modern recreational and athletic facility.Additionally, the university athletics centre provides all manner of sports and fitness classes, and other local groups offer abundant opportunities to participate in organized club and league sports.

Student Reviews

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