kompass is a team in the International Office at the University of Bremen that carries out international and intercultural projects. Our programs and events bring foreign and German students together. We provide orientation, broaden horizons, highlight points in common, and build bridges for your professional future. Friendly, welcoming, and open for all!

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kompass supports international students in their studies and inform them about workshops to academic working and study techniques. To ease them their start in our working environment there are cooperations with the career centre for guidances in different companies.

Mind the Gap - professional
The Mind the Gap - professional program teaches international students professionally relevant competencies for the German job market (with cooperation from the Career Centre)

Intercultural Certificate
With this certificate, you will surely make a difference in international contexts, in both your professional and personal life.

Roots - Explore your intercultural potential
The Roots Program assists students with a Turkish-speaking background in using their skills to find a place in the German-Turkish job market. We plan to expand the program for Russian and Polish speaking students.

Senior Citizens
The Senior Citizens team helps international students, visiting researchers and their families - spanning generations and cultures (a cooperation with Akademie für Weiterbildung)

DAAD-stipend for international students

International students can get a "Betruungsförderung aus dem STIBET-Programm des DAAD" for their voluntary engagement by kompass.

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Study Buddy

Study Buddy helps international students find their was quickly around Bremen. Through the program, you can build new friendships, practice foreign languages, and gain international contacts. 

The International Office does a certificate for participation on the Study Buddy program. With this participation you can do your intercultural certificate.

More information!

Internationale Communities und Projektgruppen

The international communities and project groups and the kompass-team organize regularly cultural events. To get a view we've got a few pictures and reports and a facebook page to stay up to date!

You can see the dates and events on our overview or our facebook-page

You are interested helping different projects or working at the kompass Team? Or do you have an idea for an own intercultural project? Inform us!

Intercultural events such as kompass Cooks, Culture Nights, Jam Sessions, World Cafés, Happy Hours in student residences, excursions to other cities or creative project work groups offer many possibilities to get to know kompass. We are open to new people and ideas. Just come and join!

An overview with our next events you find here!

kompass Hanse Life

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