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Zwei junge Leute auf dem Bremer Marktplatz
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Invitation to Idea Competition: Logo for Local News App Wanted

At the ZeMKI, a mobile app is currently being developed for news about life in Bremen and the surrounding area. Local news and information from clubs will be available via the “” app. The competition for ideas for the development of a logo will run until November 15, 2018.

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Gruppe von Personen im Freien schaut auf ein Smartphone
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Students Create Audio Walk in Memory of Forced Laborers

Students of the University of Bremen have researched the history of the Bremen-Schützenhof satellite camp in Gröpelingen. They have developed an audio walk for smartphones. It describes the forgotten fates of the forced laborers who were sent to the A.G. Weser shipyard every day.

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Gruppe von Frauen und Männern vor einem Gerät
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Bremen Biophysicists Involved in European Research Network

The Institute for Biophysics at the University of Bremen is involved in a multinational research network that is to develop new tools in biomedicine. These tools could be used to treat various diseases such as cancer. The Bremen team is supported with 500,000 euros.

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Pflegerin hält einem Patienten die Hand
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“What’s Next for Nursing Care in Germany?”

The Colloquium on Health Policy, which is aimed at the broader public, begins in the Haus der Wissenschaft (house of research). This time, the series of lectures initiated by the SOCIUM – Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy of the University of Bremen focuses on nursing professions.

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Success in Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung

The University of Bremen will continue its successful work within the framework of the Qualitätsoffensive Lehrerbildung (Teacher Training Quality Campaign). Its Schnittstellen gestalten (designing interfaces) project has been recommended for further funding of around 2.7 million euros by 2023.

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Menschen unterschiedlichen Alters bei der Mediennutzung
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Innovative Software for Researching Individual Media Use

At the Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) scientific software will be further developed over the next three years together with partners. The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) is supporting the research project with more than 720,000 euros.

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Logo der Universität Bremen auf einer Glasscheibe
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Federal Government Selects SOCIUM Research Center to Participate in New Institute

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research is planning to establish an institute for social cohesion. A network of 11 research institutes from ten Federal States was selected for this purpose SOCIUM – Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy of the University of Bremen is one of them.

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University of Bremen Welcomes More Than 5,000 First-Semester Students

The overall enrollment figures for the winter semester at the University of Bremen are at the same level as last year. The freshman orientation week from October 8 to 12 and the university start portal ensure a good start to your studies.

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Eingangstüren zu Schwimmbad
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Indoor Pool Expected to Reopen on October 8

The University of Bremen is expected to reopen the indoor pool on campus at the beginning of next week. The chlorine dosing system in the building was defective. The pool therefore had to be closed at the end of July for operational and health reasons.

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Hände von älteren Menschen über Bausteinen
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Research Project to Reduce Hospital Stays of People with Dementia

People with dementia in assisted living communities should be admitted to hospital less frequently. This is the aim of a research project at the University of Bremen and Erlangen that will begin in March 2019. Dementia living communities in Bremen, Bavaria, Berlin, and Hamburg will be involved.

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Excellence Strategy: University of Bremen Successful

The University of Bremen is successful in the Excellence Strategy. Its cluster application “The Ocean Floor – Unexplored Interface of the Earth” from the MARUM Center for Marine Environmental Sciences was selected from 88 applications. It will be funded for seven years from 2019 onward.

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Environmental Researchers Use Satellite Data to Analyze Moorland Fire Exhaust Gases

The moorland fire near Meppen caused by Bundeswehr shooting exercises has been one of the top news items in the media. Researchers from the Institute of Environmental Physics at the University of Bremen have now analyzed the composition of the exhaust plume using highly accurate satellite data.

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Studierende vor einer Zettelwand mit Wohnungsinseraten
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Study Shows: Students Suffer from Expensive Rents

Affordable housing for students is becoming increasingly scarce. But the housing situation in Bremerhaven is more relaxed compared to Bremen. These are the findings of a study by the Institute for Labour and Economy (iaw) and the Institute of Geography at the University of Bremen.

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Virtual Mars Landscape Enables Testing of Robot Swarms

The Center for Computing and Communication Technologies (TZI) of the University of Bremen is developing a detailed simulation of Valles Marineris on Mars for the DLR Explorer project. In the virtual environment, the collaboration of autonomous space robots is to be rehearsed under real conditions. ...

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Ruine des Diakonissenhauses und Bunker BK6 im Hintergrund
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Exhibition on the History of the High-Rise Bunker in Walle

Students present their research on the high-rise bunker in Walle. “Der Bunker, der auf Bremen schaut. Kriegskrankenhaus, Atombunker, Kulturclub” (the bunker overlooking Bremen. Wartime hospital, nuclear bunker, cultural club.) exhibition will open on September 15 and will run until October 12, 2018.

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Portrait einer schönen Frau
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Kerstin Schill Becomes the New Rector of the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg

Professor Kerstin Schill, head of the institute of Cognitive Neuroinformatics at the University of Bremen since 2003, will become the new rector of the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) in Delmenhorst on October 1, 2018. She is succeeding neurobiologist Professor Reto Weiler.

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Alte Frau und junge Pflegerin
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Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Supports Nursing Training Project

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) will provide funding of 366,000 euros for a project under the direction of Professor Ingrid Darmann-Finck at the Institut für Public Health und Pflegeforschung. The study examines subjective training courses for nursing trainees.

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Mann erhält eine rot-goldene Rolle von einer Gruppe von Würdenträgern
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Bernhard Karpuschewski Receives Honorary Doctorate in Hungary

Professor Bernhard Karpuschewski has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Miskolc for his outstanding scientific achievements. This also honored his long-standing cooperation with the Hungarian university.

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Liegende Gallionsfigur
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What a Splinter of Wood Reveals about a Figurehead

The MAPEX Center for Materials and Processes of the University of Bremen is participating in the “Der Zahn der Gezeiten – Maritime Schätze unter der Lupe” exhibition at the German Maritime Museum (DSM) in Bremerhaven for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The opening is on August 19, 2018.

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More than 100 bachelor's and master's degree programs, a state law exam, international and continuing education courses – so if you decide to study at the University of Bremen, you’ll have a wide range of options to choose from. If you already have a good idea about what you want to study, you can search for the right study program in Database Studies. There you will find information on all the study programs offered by the University of Bremen, sorted alphabetically and according to various criteria.

If you are still undecided in your choice of subject, get help from the Central Student Advisory Service. They will help you turn your still vague ideas into a clear study profile. For a first orientation, however, we have divided the study programs available into eight study and occupational fields to help you narrow down the field.


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Research-based learning offers all students the opportunity to actively shape the learning experience. The University of Bremen offers a wide range of subjects encompassing many different knowledge cultures. From this diversity emerges a study culture of mutual esteem which enables vibrant and successful studies.


The online Course Catalog lists courses and lectures sorted by subject areas (Faculties) and degree programs, as well as cross-departmental offers. Within the frame of UniStart, freshers can attend university courses in preparation for their studies; to orient themselves on campus or to make contact with fellow students.

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The first point of contact for information about studying is the Central Student Advisory Service. Subject-specific questions can be clarified in the study centers or with the program advisers. Taster offers (look-ins) and the Information Day for Prospective Students (website in German only) provide opportunities to get to know the University of Bremen a little better.

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Our campus breathes life into diversity.  2,200 people from all five continents study here. More than 600 international cooperation partners form our worldwide network. Many Faculties offer international degree courses. Prospective international students can look forward to a diverse range of academic and cultural offers.

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