Undergraduate Studies

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Study and learn German at the University of Bremen

You want to apply for admission to undergraduate studies (Bachelor or Staatsexamen) or/and want to learn German at the University of Bremen?

Then these pages may help you with the application.

If you are a citizen of a member state of the European Union and your German level is already high enough to study at the University of Bremen, please visit www.uni-bremen.de/studienplatz. Please note that this website is only available in German.

If you are interested in a master's program, please visit our Master-Portal

Course offerings

To find out what you can study at the University of Bremen, please use the Datenbank-Studium

Terms of Application

Winter semester: July 15

Summer semester: January 15 (only for entering a course at a higher level)

There is no deadline for applications to preparation studies (preparation for the German language examination). These applications can be submitted at any time. 

Application Address

Please apply via Uni Assist, if:

  • You did your school and university education outside of the European Union (EU)
  • You are seeking admission to an advanced course and are not able to have your original certificates evaluated by an authorized bureau in Germany (Bewertung ausländischer Bildungsnachweise)
  • You are a citizen of a member state of the European Union (EU) and do not have a sufficient command of German to be able to study at the University of Bremen.

It is necessary to apply online. You will find the online application by using the link

There is a charge to have your application documents processed by Uni Assist. Please click on the corresponding link for more information.

Please apply at the University of Bremen directly, if:

  • You are a citizen of a member state of the European Union (EU) and your German level is high enough to participate in a program of studies at the University of Bremen (online application only, information by using the link)
  • You wish to apply for admission to a master's program
  • You are already enrolled or were in the past enrolled in preparation studies or in a degree program at the University of Bremen
  • You have already passed the final examination at a "Studienkolleg"
  • You are applying for admission through a partnership program with the University of Bremen and your home university
  • You wish to apply to for a Free Mover stay as a visiting student at the University of Bremen

Please send your completed application documents to the following address:

Universität Bremen, Postfach 330440, 28334 Bremen, Germany

There is no charge for applications processed by the University of Bremen. 

Required Application Documents

In order to be complete your application must include the following documents:

  • A online application via uni assist (including a printed and signed application form) or, if you apply directly at the University of Bremen, a fully completed and signed application form [PDF] (195 KB)
  • A officially certified copy of your last school certificate with a list of grades for each subject (original and translation)
  • If applicable, an officially certified copy of your university entrance examnination (original and translation)
  • In the event that you have already studied elsewhere, an officially certified copy of your transcript of records (original and translation)
  • In the event that you have already studied elsewhere, an officially certified copy of your university degree certificate (original and translation)
  • An officially certified copy of your evidence of your current level of competence in the German language (information of minimum requirements can be found by clicking on the corresponding link)
  • If applicable, evidence of participation in TestAS
  • Applicants from P. R. China, Mongolia or Vietnam must submit their original APS certificate

English-language documents need not be translated.

You will find details of forms of official certification and certified translations accepted by the University of Bremen by clicking on the corresponding link [PDF] (19 KB).

Submitted documents can on no account be returned or even lent out. We therefore ask you not to submit original certificates or translations (except the APS certificate where applicable).

You will find details of proposal for how the University of Bremen rates and ranks school and university certificates obtained in other countries at http://anabin.kmk.org/.This site is only available in German language.

German Language Test (e. g. TestDaF)

Applicants must have a sufficient command of the German language before entering undergraduate studies at the University of Bremen. Proof of sufficient competence in the German language can be obtained through the TestDaF or other German language tests recognized by the University of Bremen. Information on accepted German language examinations can be found by clicking the corresponding link

TestAS

Applicants for admission to undergraduate studies in Betriebswirtschaftslehre/Business Administration (Bachelor) or Wirtschaftswissenschaft/Economic Sciences (Bachelor) must include proof of successful participation in TestAS. It is not possible to be admitted to the aforementioned degree programs without such proof. 

 

 

Additional Requirements

Some of the undergraduate programs offered at the University of Bremen may prescribe additional, program-specific admission requirements, so-called studienspezifische Voraussetzungen (SSV). Among other things, these may include internships or specific foreign language requirements. Please visit the link for more information on programs offered and their specific requirements.

Costs of Studies

The Semesterbeitrag (semester "contribution") currently amounts to approx. € 298,92. The Semesterbeitrag must be paid every semester. It covers the costs of student documents such as the Semesterticket (for use on local public transport), the student identity card, and matriculation certificates.

From the 15th semester of university studies within the European Union (EU) students will be charged a tuition fee of € 500 per semester. Please visit the link (only available in German) for more information on tuition fees and possible exemptions.

Please note that in addition to the costs of studies, you will also need sufficient funds to cover your living costs in Bremen. You will find more information on this here.