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New rapid test from Bayreuth detects food fraud

Within one hour, the quality and authenticity of olive oils on the market can be clearly determined and counterfeit products detected. The method uses the special strengths of NMR spectroscopy.  ...more

Activation of Sirtuin6 (Graphics).

Enzyme activation against aging-related diseases

Biochemists from the University of Bayreuth have shown in the journal "Nature Chemical Biology" how the small molecule MDL-801 influences the activity of the enzyme sirtuin 6. These findings stand to aid the development of new drugs for aging-related diseases.  ...more

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Safe high-tech batteries for electric cars and laptops

With the aim of further increasing the safety of high-tech batteries, the University of Bayreuth and renowned industrial partners are set to develop novel separators made of glass. The project starts on March 1, 2021 and is funded by the Bavarian Research Foundation.  ...more

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Online exams go down well at the University of Bayreuth

As the first state university in Germany to do so, the University of Bayreuth already conducted online distance exams using the WISEflow software in the 2020 summer semester. The evaluation shows that the students greatly welcomed the option.   ...more

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In focus: microplastics in agricultural soils

A new research project which is part of the "Microplastics" Collaborative Research Centre at the University of Bayreuth investigates the effects of microplastics on soil quality and the growth of agricultural crops.  ...more

The University of Bayreuth offers attractive prospects

It has earned an international reputation for its uniquely interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching.

Information regarding COVID-19

Here we inform you about the current regulations of the University of Bayreuth for the containment of the Corona pandemic. …more

Work with us: Now hiring

We are constantly on the look-out for new talent. Whether it's a research position or a professorship: Find the job that's just right for you. ...more

New: UBTaktuell as web magazine

People and stories, views and news from the campus of the University of Bayreuth - our bilingual campus magazine is online. ...more

Application and Enrolment

Studying at our beautiful campus university? Sure! Here you can access the enrolment portal for the summer semester 2021. ...more

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