Excellence Initiative

In 2012 the University of Bremen became one of 11 German Universities of Excellence. The Excellence Initiative - launched by the German Government and the Länder - granted the Graduate School BIGSSS, the Excellence Cluster "The Oceans in the Earth System - MARUM" as well as the Institutional Strategy "Ambitious and agile". more »

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ERC Grants

The ERC Grant is one of the profiled and eligible announcements for European researchers. The European Research Council grants maximum 2.5 million euros - in exceptional cases 3.5 million euros - for up to five years. The grants support highly innovative fundamental research in all disciplines. more »

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Leibniz Prize

Since 1986 the grant for German researchers within the Leibniz Programme of the German Research Foundation (DFG) annually supports researchers working in Germany. Within seven years, the DFG funds up to 2.5 million euros per award. The Leibniz Prize is Germany's most renowned and highest endowed science prize. more »

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Awards of the Humboldt Foundation

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation promotes research fellowships and grants to German and international researchers. International scientists come to Germany to work on a self-chosen research project. They also choose the university which suits best to their project.

It is the aim of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to thereby support the intercultural dialogue and scientific transfer. more »

Further Research Awards

Our committed scholars and scientists are not only at the fore when it comes to winning important prizes and acquiring third-party funding for their individual research projects. Many of them also receive acclaim and high academic honors for outstanding achievements in their fields: The following contains a selection of such awards. more »

Excellent Teaching

Excellent teaching is as important for a university as excellent research. With its concept of research-based learning, the University of Bremen very early became a trend-setter for academic education. This is still true today. In the following we listed the greatest achievements in this contexts. more »

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Awards for the University of Bremen

As a public institution, the University of Bremen received several awards. Energy sector, equal opportunities and family friendlyness or rankings - the young University of Bremen is one of the best universities in Germany. If nothing else, the title "University of Excellence" is a proof for that. more »

Honors for Students and Young Researchers

Our University is all about enabling our students an excellent education and creating prospects for early-stage researchers. An impressive number of prizes, awards, and academic honors for student theses and our young researchers’ achievements are the proof that the University of Bremen is on the right course.

We have put together an illustrative selection on the following pages.

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