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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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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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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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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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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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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.
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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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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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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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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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Woman is looking in camera.
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Pesticides: Experts call for more stringent authorization procedures

Whether residues of pesticides in chicken eggs or crop protection products that threaten ecosystems and biodiversity: Many of these chemical substances have a damaging effect. Scientists are therefore calling for more extensive authorization procedures for pesticides.

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Drei Männer und eine Frau im Labor
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Cartoons reveal gender dynamics

Three cartoonists have been examining gender aspects in the STEM subjects on behalf of the Center for Equal Opportunities at the University of Bremen. On June 21, 2018 there will be a public showing of the cartoons in the LION building (Klagenfurter Straße 5).

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Junge Frau und junger Mann, Porträts
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KARL, the “ecorobot”, on show at CeBIT

KARL the ecorobot, is a personal digital assistant, designed to help consumers behave in a more environmentally friendly manner. A prototype is already available and waiting to be tried out by those interested – and the KARL team is looking for reinforcements.

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Mann und Frau am Tisch, Frau schenkt Getränk in Becher
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Dürrenmatt’s “Physiker” Premiers in Theater InCognito

The Theater InCognito (TIC) embedded in the Faculty of Cultural Studies is currently staging a classic piece: “Die Physiker” by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The premier takes place on Tuesday, June 19 at 8 pm in the University of Bremen’s theater hall, which is adjacent to the Mensa.

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EU Support Program “Horizon 2020”: What happens next?

“Horizon 2020”, the 8th EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation, will end soon. What happens next? Some 350 participants will come to the University of Bremen to discuss just this at the 30th KoWi Conference on EU Research and Innovation Funding. The event will take place from June 19 to 21

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Gebäude, darunter ein Turm
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THE ranking: University of Bremen once again among the 50 best young universities worldwide

The University of Bremen is once again confirmed to be among the world’s top 50 young universities. This is the result of the latest “Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Ranking 2018”. Bremen is ranked on place 34 among the 250 listed universities.

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Zwei Frauen und ein Mann lächeln in die Kamera
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Helga Grubitzsch wants to help young refugee women

Until 1988 Helga Grubitzsch taught French literature at the University of Bremen. Now, she has decreed that after her death a foundation for female refugees should be founded and held in trust at the University.

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Gruppenbild mit Männern vor Flugzeug
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Scientists research Europe's largest source of methane

Scientists at the University of Bremen and the Free University of Berlin are measuring the spatial distribution of methane in the atmosphere at Europe's largest source of methane, the Upper Silesian coal district around Katowice, Poland. The aim is to enable the monitoring of this greenhouse gas.

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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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