Welcome Centre - international researchers

Researching and Teaching at Bremen University

The University´s Welcome Centre supports researchers and their families in the planning and realization of their residency in Bremen, regardless of duration and funding. As a central service point it is designed to assist all newcomers in every non-academic and practical question, in order to make your stay in Bremen as pleasant as possible. No matter if you are here for only a month or have been appointed to a permanent post. Through its broad network with internal and external partners, the Welcome Centre provides a range of administrative and social services

Office: SFG 0330 (Enriqe-Schmidt-Str. 7) Site plan

Office hours: Monday + Thursday 10-12 AM (and on appointment)

Before arrival

Learn more about Bremen University, the City of Bremen and important formalities before arrival. more »

Registration at the Welcome Centre

In order to use all services and support provided by the Welcome Centre we kindly ask you to contact us by registering online. more »


A few formailties have to be completed before organising your stay in and travel to Bremen or within the first weeks of your stay. 

The Welcome Centre offers first orientation as well as individual support with all necessary formalities. more »

Useful Information

The following information is essential to become accustomed to life in Bremen as quickly as possible.

For your convenience, we have collected various materials to help you with the moving process. more »

Stay with Family

Are you coming to Bremen with a family? On the following pages we present information concerning child care and schooling for children. You will also find information about government family services.  more »


The Welcome Centre offers different events and excursions every semester. We invite you and your family to participate. more »