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University of Bremen: Even Better Career Chances for Young Academics

Young academics at the University of Bremen now have even better chances for a plannable career. 6.6 million euros from the Federal Government and Länder Program for the funding of junior academics make it possible for the university to fill seven further tenure-track professor positions.

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You Can Still Apply to the University of Bremen

Attractive degree possibilities are still available for those who did not receive their desired study place at the University of Bremen or did not apply on time: Registrations for non-restricted bachelor programs and for six master programs are still being accepted from September 1 to 15.

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Professor Cristiano Mazur Chiessi
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Humboldt Scholarship Holder Researches Effects of Climatic Change on Rainforest and Gulf Stream

How have past climatic changes affected the Amazonian rainforest and the Gulf Stream? Professor Cristiano Mazur Chiessi is looking into this question for six months at MARUM in the frame of the research fellowship for experienced researchers awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

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Interactive Remembrance of Soviet Prisoners of War

In the frame of a joint historical project, students at the University of Bremen and students from the Ukraine and Russia have investigated how their countries remember the Soviet prisoners of war. The results are now presented on an interactive internet platform.

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LIFE: Flexible Further Training at the University of Bremen

Further training at the University of Bremen: The application phase for the further training program LIFE is now open until September 15, 2019. Interested persons can learn more about the offer at information evenings on August 21, and September 4, as well as via a webinar on August 27, 2019.

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Blood Is Thicker Than Water and Flows Differently

An international team from the field of physics, engineering sciences and medicine intends to investigate instabilities in blood flow. The Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) from the University of Bremen is taking part.

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Self-Determined Learning with Studio-Quality Videos

The Zentrum für Multimedia in der Lehre (Center for Multimedia in Teaching – ZMML) has developed new digital teaching offers together with the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. The highlight: the offers are not just for future business and economy scientists but rather for all students and

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Three Weeks of Practical Experience: Students at Summer Camp

From August 5, 2019, 52 students are taking parts in the third practical summer camp of the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics. 12 interdisciplinary teams, some of which are international, will work on practical projects for three weeks. The results will be presented on August 23.

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Prof. Dr. Dana Schmalz
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Maritime Rescue: “Europe Must Assume Responsibility”

Rescuing people in distress at sea is an obligation under international law according to the legal scholar Dana Schmalz. She points out the connection to the Dublin Regulation with regard to responsibility for asylum seekers and argues for a European solution.

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Man sitting in a chair testing virtual reality glasses. Spectators are standing around.
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AI for Surgery and the Fight Against Infectious Diseases

How can researchers support the work in surgical theaters and help to contain infectious diseases? An international cooperation between the University of Bremen and Mahidol University in Bangkok is working on answering these questions. In August, they will meet at a symposium in Bremen.

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Bremen Economist Analyzes Federalism in Russia and China

At the University of Bremen, Professor Michael Rochlitz is comparing the political economy systems in Russia and China and has yielded astounding results. He is an expert on both countries.

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Im Projekt OPA3L arbeiten Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler der Universität Bremen an der Weiterentwicklung des Autonomen Fahrens.
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Map Material for Autonomous Driving

In order to equip autonomous cars for the road, Scientists from the OPA3L project at the University of Bremen will measure the Bremen district of Borgfeld to the exact centimeter using several laser scanners.

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Qualiservice ist am SOCIUM-Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik der Universität Bremen angesiedelt
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Success: Qualiservice Research Data Center Accredited

The German Data Forum (RatSWD) has accredited the Qualiservice research data center of the SOCIUM Research Center at the University of Bremen. The German Data Forum works as an independent advisory board for the government and is active in optimizing infrastructures for research data.

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Professor Benedikt Buchner und Professor Alex Boniface Makulilo
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Big Data in Medicine: Project with the Open University of Tanzania

A team from the University of Bremen and Open University of Tanzania will investigate the challenges connected to the data protection laws in the healthcare sectors of both countries for the next three years. The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is funding the project with around 48,000 euros.

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Guest from Cameroon Researches German Migration Literature

Humboldt scholarship holder Dr. Serge Yowa from Cameroon is currently a guest at the Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies at the University of Bremen. The scholar of German from Central Africa will research German migration literature in the next two years. His host is Professor Axel Dunker.

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University of Bremen Represented in DFG Executive Committee and Senate

The University of Bremen is now represented in Germany’s largest research support organization: Professor Kerstin Schill was elected as one of the German Research Foundation’s (DFG) Vice Presidents. Professor Michael Schulz is a new senate member.

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Participants Needed for Psychological SPeADy Study

The Department of Psychology is looking for monozygotic and dizygotic twins from 14 years of age onwards who would like to take part in a study. A 30-minute questionnaire is to be filled out by varying age groups. The aim is to find out how personality changes over the course of a lifetime.

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Preisträgerin Iris Pigeot, Wissenschaftssenatorin Eva Quante-Brandt, Preisträger Andreas Fischer-Lescano und Konrektor Andreas Breiter (v.l.n.r.)
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Prize for Doctoral Supervision Awarded for the First Time

For the first time ever, the University of Bremen has honored outstanding PhD supervision. Two first place awards were given to the mathematician Iris Pigeot and the jurist Andreas Fischer-Lescano. The Alumni Network of the University of Bremen donated the prize money of 2,000 euros per person.

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School Pupils Bring Pepper the Robot into Play

Robots that relieve you of all day-to-day tasks – many people dream of such intelligent helpers. When will you never have to tidy your room again or hoover? During a summer vacation workshop from the “smile” project, school pupils from grades 7 to 9 can have fun getting creative.

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RBei der RoboCup 2018, nahm B-Human an dem Wettbewerb für gemischte Teams zusammen mit rUNSWift aus Sydney, Australien, teil. Das Foto zeigt einen schönen Querpass.
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RoboCup World Championship: B-Human Is Travelling to Sydney with High Hopes

World championship fever is growing in the B-Human team – the joint team from the University of Bremen and the DFKI. From July 2–8, the current German champion and vice world champion will take part in the RoboCup World Championship to win back the trophy.

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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.


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.

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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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