Career Day * New Research Building * "Highly Cited Researchers 2021" ranking

Volker Lannert / Uni Bonn

The Career Center of the University of Bonn cordially invites all members of the Alumni Network to the presentations of this year's Digital Career Day on December 1rst, 2021! Learn more about elevator pitches, voice in your career, self-employment and many other topics (in German). You can find the full program and registration (until November 28th) on the Career Center pages.

We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter.

Best regards
Your team of the Alumni Network

News from the University

Gregor Hübl / Uni Bonn

Over 32,000 More Square Feet for Top-Level Research

The University of Bonn has formally opened its newest research building: the Research and Technology Center for Detector Physics (FTD) on Kreuzbergweg was inaugurated in the presence of Isabel Pfeiffer-Poensgen, the Minister of Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Gabriele Willems, CEO of BLB NRW, Rector Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael Hoch and other honored guests. Constructed on a site measuring some 75,300 square feet (approx. 7,000 square meters), the new building offers nearly 32,300 square feet (3,000 square meters) of space for top-level research in the field of detector physics. In the future, the building will pool the expertise of various working groups that are leading the way in Germany and across the world in developing new devices for detecting elementary particles. Among other uses, these devices also form part of large-scale international projects such as the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator in Geneva. Read more

Volker Lannert / Uni Bonn

University of Bonn prominently represented in "Highly Cited Researchers 2021" ranking

According to the creators of the ranking, the individuals on this list of "Highly Cited Researchers" are among the world's most influential one percent of their field. The benchmark is the frequency with which their scientific publications were cited by other researchers in the past decade (period from 2010 to 2020). The ranking is published annually by the "Web of Science Group" and includes around 6,200 scientists in 21 subject categories. Read more

Volker Lannert / Uni Bonn

"Studying in times of Corona" - 1st place for the University of Bonn in the PR-Bild Award competition

For almost two years now, the Corona pandemic has been shaping all aspects of our lives. Universities are no exception. A year ago, the University of Bonn had already addressed the impact of the pandemic on university operations in its magazine "forsch" and visualized it with a series of images. The cover motif, which shows students wearing mouth guards in a "hybrid" lecture, has now won 1st place in the nationwide PR-Bild Award 2021. Read more

News from your Alumni Network

Alumni Online: Did you miss the events? Watch the recordings now!

Global environmental and climate change, resilience and conspiracy theories - just a few of the topics covered in past Alumni Online events. Did you miss the events? View the recordings of the lectures now in the Alumni Portal. Read more


26.11.2021, 3 p.m.: Digital Math Night for young and old
Mathematics as an entertaining evening program - from the comfort of your home. This is what the digital "Maths Night from Bonn and Münster" offers, and all interested parties are invited to participate on Friday, November 26th. During workshops and lectures which will take place from 3 p.m. to midnight, scientists from the two clusters of excellence "Hausdorff Center for Mathematics" (HCM) at the University of Bonn and "Mathematics Münster" at the Westphalian Wilhelms University in Münster will be showing how diverse and fascinating mathematics is. The event takes place via Zoom video conference and is free of charge. Read more

01.12.2021, 9.30 a.m.: Career Day
On December 1, 2021, the Career Center invites students and graduates of the University of Bonn to the Career Center's Career Day as part of the Dies Academicus: Starting at 9:30 a.m., visitors will be able to inform themselves in online lectures (in German) and at online information booths on the topics of job search, application process, and career entry. Students and graduates of the University of Bonn can also take advantage of various coaching services. Participation in all program events is free of charge. Registration for the program is possible from 17.11. - 28.11.2021. Read more

Advent Calendar of the University of Bonn

The Advent calendar of the University of Bonn is here! In our Infopunkt and for the first time also on our popular university advent calendar is now available again - in a practical tabletop format, filled with delicious Fairtrade chocolate and completely plastic-free and recyclable! The price of the advent calendar is 5,50 Euro/piece (plus shipping costs in the online store).

The Infopunkt is located in the main building of the University of Bonn, An der Schlosskirche. Opening hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., plus Tuesday through Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Only while stocks last.

(c) Photo motif "Christmas tree in the arcade courtyard of the University of Bonn": Volker Lannert / Uni Bonn
(c) Photo Advent calendar: Antje Schaffrath / Uni Bonn

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Your team of the alumni network


Alumni Network of the University of Bonn
Management of the Rectorate
Poppelsdorfer Allee 49
53115 Bonn
Tel.: +49-(0)228/73-5262 odr 1969
Fax: +49-(0)228/73-7932

While we closely monitor the content of linked websites and webpages, we are in no way reliable for these.
Responsibility and liability for the content of linked websites and webpages solely lies with their host/operator.

Wird geladen