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Natalie Prinz and Jann Lasse Grönemeyer receive CAMPUS AWARD

On Thursday, 19 April 2018, the CAMPUS AWARD: Research for a Sustainable Future was awarded to two young researchers from Bremen. The award in the master’s thesis category went to Natalie Prinz. Jann Lasse Grönemeyer was honoured by the University of Bremen for his dissertation. 

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BIGSSS reports record number of social science dissertations

At the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS), more PhD Fellows have completed their social science dissertations than ever before.

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"Appsolutely Competent": University of Bremen project wins competition

The Center for Labor and Political Education at the University of Bremen (zap) is among the winners in the university competition in celebration of Science Year 2018 – Working Life of the Future “Show Your Research!”. The focus: How can science help to shape the working life of tomorrow?

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“Looted Books”: Georgia returns long lost books to the University Library

A welcome development for the Bremen State and University Library: Seven historic books thought lost since the Second World War have now been unexpectedly returned to Bremen via the German Embassy in Tbilisi (Georgia). After a thorough restoration, they will find a place in the library’s historical

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In the Interest of the Health and Well-Being of Children and Adolescents

The Institute Labor and Economy (iaw), a cooperation of the University of Bremen and the Chamber of Labour Bremen, has started work on the European Cohort Development Project (ECDP). The project is preparing a Europe-wide long-term study that investigates the well-being of children.

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Important Award: Lutz Mädler receives the ERC Advanced Grant

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to Lutz Mädler, a professor at the University of Bremen and head of the Department of Process Engineering at the Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering – IWT. The award is endowed with 2.5 million euro.

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Balance Sheet for the Crowd: Small Investor Protection Act in Focus

Does the Kleinanlegerschutzgesetz (Small Investor Protection Act) keep its promise to protect private individuals from risky investments? In order to find out, the research group led by professor Lars Hornuf from the University of Bremen will collect and evaluate market data for an expert opinion.

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Mourning for Stephan Leibfried

The University of Bremen mourns Professor Stephan Leibfried. “It was a great shock to learn about his sudden death. He leaves a big gap. As an outstanding scientist, he was instrumental in the success of our university”, says Professor Bernd Scholz-Reiter, President of the University of Bremen.

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“Important steps towards automated driving"

The future of mobility lies in automated and connected driverless automobiles – and the University of Bremen is making a major contribution to the extensive research and development going into the new technologies. The project “AO-Car” has just presented initial results.

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More Money for Science: University of Bremen joins in European demands

The University of Bremen supports the demands of European university associations to increase the funding of the forthcoming EU Research Framework Program. YERUN, LERU, EUA and others had recently come out in public with a joint statement.

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Research aircraft over Asia

Under the scientific leadership of the University of Bremen, a research aircraft belonging to the German Aerospace Center is currently measuring the air quality of major Asian cities. The aim is to better understand the effects of urban air pollution on the Earth's atmosphere.

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Network of 18 European Universities Comes to Bremen to Discuss Future Strategy

High-ranking visit to the University of Bremen: Friday, March 16, the University of Bremen is hosting the annual general meeting of the Young European Research Universities (YERUN). The meeting is to discuss further steps of cooperation between the 18 member universities from 12 European countries

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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.

Advice and Orientation

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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