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Bremen Big Data Challenge Begins

The Cognitive Systems Lab is hosting the Bremen Big Data Challenge (BBDC) once more. Students from universities in Bremen and surrounding areas can take part until April 12, 2021. Monetary prizes totaling 1,500 euros can be won in the programming competition centering on the topic of data analysis.

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Woman wirh child
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Equal Care Bremen 2021: For a Stable Care System

Care work is not only unequally distributed in times of crisis. Strain, however, is particularly visible in the pandemic. On Friday, March 5, 2021, the digital event Equal Care Bremen 2021 – For a Stable Care System will raise awareness for the situation of care providers.

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University of Bremen Strengthens Partnership in Thailand

The university is strengthening its partnership with one of Thailand’s best universities. Alongside the deepening of the cooperation with the Mahidol University, a Christian Freska Scholarship has also been established. The recently deceased professor played a key role in creating the cooperation.

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Studierende stehen um einen Tisch
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ProMentes: Looking for Leaders and Mentees

The career-oriented ProMentes mentoring program at the University of Bremen will be back once more in September. For ten months, experienced leaders from the fields of economy, culture, and administration will be available to advise students who are ready to enter into the working world.

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Term Paper
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Digital “Long Night of Postponed Term Papers”

Your term paper is nearly finished but you’re missing that last bit of motivation to complete it? The successful Long Night of Postponed Term Papers (“Lange Nacht der aufgeschobenen Hausarbeiten“) from SuUB will be online for the first time between 5:30 and 11 p.m. on March 5, 2021.

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Szenische Lesung
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“From the Files to the Stage” in Digital Theater

From the Files to the Stage – in the frame of a joint project between the University of Bremen and bremer shakespeare company, further digital readings will be held on Wednesdays in February and March. The event is free of charge.

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Solidarity with Members of Boğaziçi University

It is with great concern that the Executive Board of the University of Bremen is observing the massive encroachments on the university autonomy of Turkish universities – most recently the Boğaziçi University in Istanbul. The university management stands in solidarity with all students and academics.

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Arctic Climate Change: From Greenhouse to Icehouse

The Arctic Ocean plays a key role in global climate change. An international expedition planned for August 2022 by the European Consortium for Ocean Research Drilling (ECORD) will take place there. The University of Bremen is participating in the expedition.

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Effect of Corona Lockdown: Ozone in Troposphere Decreases

The ozone in the layer close the Earth, which is damaging to humans, decreased in the spring and summer of last year thanks to the first corona lockdown. This has been shown by a study in which scientists from the Institute of Environmental Physics at the University of Bremen were involved.

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Workshop: Cognitive Architectures for Robots

From March 22 to 28, 2021, the University of Bremen is hosting a virtual workshop on the interface between artificial intelligence, cognitive science, and neuroscience. The TransAIR project deals with cognitive architectures for robot agents. Registration is open now.

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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 open until March 15, 2021. Due to corona, many offers will be digitally available. An online information event on March 3, 2021, will explain more about the contents and perspectives.

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Corona Regulations: Few Exceptions as of February 15

After the decision of the federal and state governments, all classes at the university will continue to take place largely online. The University Executive Board and the faculties also agreed to hold examinations digitally in most cases. However, a few exceptions will apply as of February 15.

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Senator for Economic Affairs Finds out More about Startups

Startups are an important source of inspiration for the economy – especially regionally. That is why Bremen’s Senator for Economic Affairs, Kristina Vogt, found out about startups from the University of Bremen and support offers from the BRIDGE university network during a virtual visit.

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Würfel mit Buchstaben
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Language Centre Offers Courses for Everyone

The Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen is offering a diverse online program in March 2021. Those who are thinking about refreshing their language skills or even learning a new language, are in the right place. All interested people in Bremen can take park and register now.

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Die Autorin mit dem Kinderbuch
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Finja Finds it Out Again! Artificial Intelligence in Children’s Book

In the second part of the children’s book series Finja Finds it Out! It is all about artificial intelligence. To mark its 50th birthday, the University of Bremen is giving away 50 class sets of the book titled The Mysterious Robot to Bremen school pupils in grades 3 to 6.

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Neuroscientists Want to Make Visual Impressions Possible for the Blind

Providing the blind with visual impressions: That is the aim of the I See project, in which neuroscientists from the University of Bremen are involved. The approach: A miniature camera collects visual information and translates it into signal patterns that are transferred to brain implants.

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A Strong Social State Needs Strong Science

Together with the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE), the University of Bremen is creating an Institute of Interdisciplinary Social Policy Research. The facility, which opens on April 1, 2021, is being funded by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs with 8 million euros over five years.

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Uni in Kamerun
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Goal: Better Transport Chains in Cameroon

International research projects are still possible despite corona. The German-Cameroonian project NAVEL – Logistics Innovation Center Ngaoundéré, in which scientist from the University of Bremen play a leading role, shows this. The aim is innovation in Cameroon’s logistics industry.

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Corona Regulations Apply Until Middle of February

The University of Bremen will remain in digital mode. According to the recent decisions made by the government and states and the talks between the universities and the state parliament, the current regulations will be extended until the middle of February. These affect students and staff.

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Senior Citizen Studies: Program for Lecture-Free Period Online

The Senior Citizen Studies Program is starting with a digital class schedule for the lecture-free period on February 17, 2021. Alongside the fine arts – art, music, and literature – history and natural science are also being offered. Registration is possible now.

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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 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.

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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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