Shanghai Ranking * Mysterious climate change * Innovation Award

Volker Lannert / Universität Bonn

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The summer semester 2020 is coming to an end today, and with it the first lecture period in the history of the University that has been carried out almost entirely online. In a new video message to all members of the University, Rector Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael Hoch looks back at the soon-to-end semester and presents the University’s plans for the coming winter semester:

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael Hoch

We hope you enjoy reading this newsletter.
Your team of the alumni network

News from the University of Bonn

Volker Lannert/Uni Bonn

A number of disciplines from the University of Bonn have distinguished themselves, performing well in the international subject-specific Shanghai ranking.

The latest edition of the widely respected “Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2020” placed the University of Bonn as the best university in Germany for Mathematics and Economics. Read more

Chris Turney

Mysterious climate change

Ice core research in Antarctica sheds new light on the role of sea ice for the carbon balance Read more


Innovation Award for Startup of the University of Bonn

The start-up "Murmuras" of the University of Bonn has won a prize for its software solution in the "Digital Innovation" competition of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy. The new app and platform solution offers psychologists, sociologists and other human scientists new possibilities for conducting smartphones-based studies. Read more

News from the Alumni Network


New Regional Group for France, Spain and Portugal

For all alumni living in France, Spain and Portugal, there is now a new regional group. If you are interested, you can join by logging into your account in the alumni portal, selecting "regional groups" unter the heading "participate" and joining the group. Read more

Career Center

Career Center: Offers for alumni

The Career Center of the University of Bonn offers their consulting services not only for students, but also for alumni (in the German language). On their website you can also find a wide array of ressources on topics such as applications and career planning. Read more


23.07.2020, 14.00 - 15.30 Uhr: Next stop: job – Students and graduates meet employers of the region
At Next Stop: Job companies open their doors for students and gratuates to inform about job opportunities. On July 23rs, & 30th, August 18th and Oktober 21rst 2020 you are invited to take a look at interesting jobs in the region. All events will be held online and in the German language.

23.07.2020, 14.00 – 15.30: Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V. (development cooperation)
30.07.2020, 15.00 – 16.30: LeanIX GmbH (IT)
14.08.2020, 14.00 – 15.30: Cintellic (consultung)
21.10.2020, 13.00 – 14.30: Zera GmbH (electrical engineering)

Registration required. Read more

International researchers in the “corona crisis”

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, researchers are currently facing strong restrictions with regard to scientific exchange and mobility. For many, travel restrictions and curfews mean that long-planned trips cannot be undertaken and new positions cannot be started in person. At the University of Bonn, the Welcome Center offers support for those who are “stranded”.

Read more.

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