Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences orientates its research profile to the global social challenges of the future, concentrating in particular on the compelling issues of climate and energy, health, mobility and communication.
It amalgamates its research activities in institutes and in key research and development areas. It promotes the outstanding research work of individual scientists. Young scientists are qualified in postgraduate courses and in doctorate programmes in collaboration with other universities.
The diversity of the University of Applied Sciences can be seen from the wide range of humanities, arts, natural sciences and engineering subjects on offer in the prospectus. This diversity forms the basis for the distinct interdisciplinary nature of the research initiatives.
There are currently nine research networks, three institutes and six research focuses at FH Bielefeld. There are also numerous research projects, some involving other universities, institutions or companies and other external partners.