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Ruine des Diakonissenhauses und Bunker BK6 im Hintergrund
© Kulturhaus Walle

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
© Kai Uwe Bohn / Universität Bremen

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
© Niels Hollmeier/DSM

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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Frau spricht zu Studierenden
© Michael Ihle/Universität Bremen

Flexible Adult Education with the LIFE Module Course

The University of Bremen is breaking new ground in adult education: with the LIFE module course, those interested can take part in selected modules from the courses on offer, sit examinations, and acquire credit points. Registrations can be submitted until September 15, 2018.

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Professor Friedhelm Hase
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Law Professor Appointed to Federal Joint Committee

Professor Friedhelm Hase, expert for health law at the University of Bremen, was appointed deputy chairman of the Federal Joint Committee in July. The committee decides on which specific care measures should be provided to those insured by statutory health insurance.

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Junge Leute
© Michael Ihle/Universität Bremen

Three Weeks’ Experience: Business and IT Students at Camp

Hard at work despite the heat: 54 students are currently involved in the second summer camp of the Faculty of Economics. For three weeks, 16 teams in 13 companies in Bremen are working on projects that were conceived together with the companies. The results will be presented on August 17.

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Gebäude auf dem Campus
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Summer Universities Take a Gender-Critical Look at the Working Worlds of the Future

From August 6 to 24, 2018, the University of Bremen will host the international summer university for women students and professionals in engineering. On August 15, 2018, at 11 a.m., the public is invited to the theme day on gender policy and women in engineering in the MZH building, room 1470.

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© Matej Meza/Universität Bremen

Spaces Still Available for Study Programs

The admission procedure for the 2018/19 winter semester at the University of Bremen is in full swing. In some degree courses, spontaneous applicants can apply for a spot until September 15, 2018.

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Das Team des BIPS

BIPS Successfully Evaluated

The Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS GmbH at the University of Bremen has successfully passed the regular evaluation procedure for Leibniz facilities. The Senate of the eponymous association recommends that the Federal Government and States continue to promote BIPS.

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© Matej Meza/Universität Bremen

Online Access to Elsevier Journals Now Limited

The Bremen State and University Library (SuUB), like approximately 200 other German universities, higher education institutions, and research institutes within the framework of the nationwide DEAL negotiations, did not renew its contract with the Elsevier ScienceDirect publishers at the end of 2017.

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areal image of a refinery
© Raffinerie Heide

A Dream for the Future: “Flying with Green Fuel"

The Institute for Advanced Energy Systems (AES) in the Faculty of Production Engineering at the University of Bremen will coordinate a high-ranking joint project in energy research. Together with six partners, electricity-based green kerosene is to be brought one step closer to market launch.

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Professor Dr.-Ing. Bernd Scholz-Reiter
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President of the University of Bremen on the Practices of Predatory Publishers

In recent weeks we have received several inquiries from the media regarding predatory publishing. ARD, Süddeutsche Zeitung and SPIEGEL have also addressed the problem. Journalists’ research shows that almost the entire German science system is affected by the machinations of predatory publishers.

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Man working with his Laptop
© Ronstik / Fotolia

Nationwide IT Security Study: Cyberattacks Continue to Increase

Cyberattacks in the form of fraudulent phishing mails and malware that can paralyze entire computer systems are continuing to increase. These are the findings of a nationwide IT security study conducted by researchers at the University of Bremen.

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Young men and women are sitting at desks and are looking in the camera.
© Michael Ihle / Universität Bremen

Opportunities of Digitization for Social Sciences

More than 50 international junior researchers and experts from social and computer sciences will meet in Bremen from July 23 to August 3. The summer school is organized by the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS).

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© Matej Meza/Universität Bremen

New Master’s Program: International Romance Studies

A new master’s study program will start at the University of Bremen at the beginning of the 2018/19 winter semester on October 1, 2018. The degree course is open admission and applications can be submitted until September 15, 2018.

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Group of young people
© Universität Bremen/DFKI GmbH

Soccer Robots from Bremen Take Second Place at the World Cup

The soccer robots from the University of Bremen and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) are runner-up world champions. They were also the clear winners in the additional penalty shootout event and the so-called Mixed Team Competition.

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Kaputtes Gebäude
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Research project wants to close the gaps in our knowledge of the GDR

Hurdles to modernization in the science and economy of the former GDR and their consequences in the transition to the Federal Republic of Germany: This is the topic of a collaborative research group led by Professor Jutta Günther in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics.

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Program Offerings

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.


Teaching profile

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.

Studium international

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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