Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in Numbers

The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar is characterised by its experimental environment, its familial atmosphere and, above all, by the people who study, research and work within. In 2019 (WS 19/20), a total of 4,197 students – including doctoral candidates – were enrolled in the 39 degree programmes of the four faculties. The proportion of international students was 27.7%. The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar had approximately 720 full-time equivalent staff employed, the majority of whom were scientific and artistic staff members.

Scientific and artistic staff220
Scientific project staff150
Non-scientific project staff140
Non-scientific staff230

The Bauhaus-Universität Weimar had an annual budget of approximately 73 million euros. In 2019, 14.6 million euros of this sum was attributable to third-party funding (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar 2019).

The university utilises 80 buildings in the Weimar municipal area as offices, workshops and studios, lecture halls, storage facilities and circulation areas; see Figure 1. Of these buildings, 28 are under preservation order and two have UNESCO World Heritage status. The proportion of leased main usable area amounted to 17.3% (17 rented properties).

Figure 1: Usable area at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2019; Circulation areas 21%; Offices 23%; Workshops and studios  10%; Lecture halls 25%; Storage 21%.