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Corona: University of Bremen Switches to Digital Classes

The University of Bremen is temporarily switching to online classes. This a reaction to the pandemic development and the high infection numbers. Level four of the Level Plan for Teaching will be in effect from Monday, December 13, 2021, to January 7, 2022.

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Eva-Maria Feichtner überreicht Kameel Khoury den DAAD-Preis für hervorragende Leistungen ausländischer Studierender.

DAAD Prize for Kameel Khoury

Student Kameel Khoury has been awarded the DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of foreign students. The native of Syria was honored for his immense commitment to society and scientific achievements. The award is endowed with 1,000 euros.

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Deutschlandstipendium Scholarships Awarded

They stand out due to their great achievements and are active in the community: 116 students from the University of Bremen will receive a Deutschlandstipendium scholarship. The scholarship includes financial support as well as comprehensive accompanying offers.

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Number of People in Need of Care Higher than Prognosed

The number of people in need of care will be far higher in the coming years than prognosed. This is one result of this year’s Care Report, which SOCIUM – Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Bremen produced on behalf of the BARMER health insurance company.

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[Translate to English:] Lernszene mit Student und Studentinnen an Tischen.

CHE Ranking: Good Grades for Master’s Degrees

Praise for the university in the current CHE Ranking: Master’s degrees in mathematics, computer science, and physics receive great marks. Additionally, students praised the university’s management for information management during the corona crisis.

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University Remains in Face-To-Face Mode

Corona warning level 2 entered into effect in Bremen City on November 25. This does not have any direct effect on operations at the university. The face-to-face semester will be continued under adherence to the hygiene regulations. The university additionally appeals to get a vaccination.

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The MARUM University School Lab Opens: More Room for Learning

New rooms for younger generations: For the past 20 years, the MARUM University School Lab has connected schools and the university. After a break caused by the pandemic and renovation work, the team is now inviting groups to the new and remodeled labs on the University of Bremen campus.

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Music and Time: Concert with Singer Anna Depenbusch

What does music have to do with time? A great deal. Norman Sieroka, professor of theoretical philosophy at the University of Bremen, has organized a concert. At 7 p.m. on December 4, improvisations and chansons in the Kulturkirche St. Stephani will focus on the sound of time.

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Sorgen für mehr Chancengleichheit im Leistungssport und haben bei den diesjährigen CAMPUSiDEEN von BRIDGE den 2. Platz in der Kategorie Geschäftskonzepte erhalten: Laura Elbers, Miguel Bebensee, Lina Soffner (von links).

14th Bremen StartUp-Lounge

“Realization” is the motto of the 14th Bremen StartUp Lounge, which will take place as a home edition on November 24. The event organizer is the university network BRIDGE, a central point of contact for students and members of Bremen’s universities for all matters surrounding starting a business.

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Corona Regulations: Mask-Wearing Obligatory Again

Due to the nationwide increase in infection numbers, the wearing of a mask will become obligatory once more at the University of Bremen on Monday, November 22, 2021. The measures are to help the university remain in face-to-face mode.

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Bernd Scholz-Reiter

President Re-Elected as HRK Vice President

Professor Bernd Scholz-Reiter, President of the University of Bremen, has been re-elected Vice President of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK). His focus continues to be on international affairs. He has been in office since December 2018.

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The manned submersible vehicle Alvin

Explanation for Unusual Isotope Patterns

In the Guaymas Basin in the Gulf of California, MARUM researchers detected hydrocarbon gas patterns that could not have been generated by known formation pathways. They were able to simulate the hydrocarbon formation in the laboratory. Their study has now been published.

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DFG to Fund Research Training Group

A great success for the promotion of early career researchers at the University of Bremen. The DFG has approved the “Contradiction Studies” research training group for an initial period of four and a half years. The funding amount is around 4.5 million euros between 2022 and 2026.

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The Golden Plietsch: 10,000 Euros for Smart Bikes

The “BIND: Bike Friend” project receives the Golden Plietsch foundation prize of the University of Bremen. The project aims to use smart bicycles to ensure greater safety and sustainability on the roads. The winners were recently selected at the House of Science.

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Vaccination Truck on Campus Again

There are once more two dates on which students and staff can get their vaccination on the University of Bremen campus. The vaccination truck will be parked in the central campus area between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Monday, November 8, and Monday, November 15.

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Rektor Bernd Scholz-Reiter, Sporanistin Corinna Reynolds, Nationaldichter Ifor ap Glyn, Vice-Chancellor Colin Riordan (v.l.)

Bremen-Cardiff Alliance: “The Future Is European”

Students and staff from both universities profit from the strategic partnership of the Bremen-Cardiff Alliance - even in times of the corona pandemic. That is what University President Bernd Scholz-Reiter and Vice-Chancellor Colin Riordan underscored during the “Wales in Bremen” event.

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Demand for School Qualification Reform

Alongside learning a second foreign language, a successful language exam in a language of choice should also be recognized for German high school graduation finals. That is what a research and development project about transnational mobility at the University of Bremen is encouraging.

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University of Bremen Conferences in November

In November, the University of Bremen is involved in the FIS Forum, a conference that will be held in a hybrid format at the University of Duisburg-Essen. The newly founded “Deutsche Institut für Interdisziplinäre Sozialpolitikforschung” (DIFIS) is the host.

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Analog-Astronautin und-Astronaut während eines Außeneinsatzes in der Negev-Wüste.

University of Bremen Involved in Mars Simulation

AMADEE-20: That is the name of the simulated Mars mission of the Austrian Space Forum, which was carried out in the Israeli Negev Desert. More than 25 experiments were carried out there. Two projects from the University of Bremen, namely INTERTEAM and MarsLock, were also involved in the research.

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Protection of Staff Data as Competitive Advantage

Operation optimization by means of recording staff data and protecting said data at the same time does not always have to be a contradiction. The university project “Success through Employee Data Protection” wants to turn the supposed problem of data protection into a competitive advantage.

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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 will find information on all the study programs offered by the University of Bremen here, sorted alphabetically and searchable by 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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Facets of the University of Bremen

  • aaq Akkreditierung
  • Gütesiegel des Deutschen Hochschulverbands
  • EMAS Zertifizierung für geprüftes Umweltmanagement
  • Zertifikat audit familiengerechte hochschule
  • Audit „Internationalisierung der Hochschulen“ der HRK
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  • CHE Ranking
  • Siegel Gründungsradar des Stifterverbandes