Welcome to department 5!
Building-, Safety- & Environmental Management
Access to buildings of the Bergische Universität
When entering our building, pay attention to the current hygiene measures to be observed.
- It is obligatory, with immediate effect, to wear a face covering in all areas of the University of Wuppertal. This applies to all lectures and seminars, all exams, all paths, corridors and areas within buildings as well as common facilities.
- Furthermore, it is highly recommended to wear a face covering in all outdoor areas of the university, in offices and meeting rooms if the required distance of 1.5 m cannot be kept.
- Use the disinfectants provided at the entrances and exits.
Present events under corona-conditions
Due to the Corona crisis, special conditions apply to the implementation of face-to-face events.
For the planning and implementation of such events, are available to you in addition to the corresponding guidelines, concepts and special route plans, there are also updated lecture hall plans showing the reduced ones Number of seats available.
Overview of tasks
48 buildings, 3 car parks and nearly 7,000 rooms spread across three sites in the city of Wuppertal – this too is the University of Wuppertal. A lot has to be done, managed and directed so that around 23,000 people can work, study and conduct research purposefully every day.
At the BUW, it is the Department of Building, Safety and Environmental Management that is responsible for creating the conditions required for everyone to work successfully.
It is responsible for lighting, electricity and the right room climate in more than 40 lecture halls, more than 100 seminar rooms and thousands of other rooms, offices and labs. By performing building-related tasks as a customer-oriented service provider, it provides support for the primary processes of research, teaching, study and continuing education at the BUW. We ensure the smooth running and upkeep of land, buildings and a large number of operational systems over a net internal area of approx. 250,000 m².
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Section 5.1: Planning and Construction
Section 5.2: Infrastructural and Commercial Building Management
Section 5.3: Technical Building Management
Section 5.4: Environment, Hazardous Substances and Warehouse Management
Section 5.5: Occupational Health and Safety
Head of Department