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Sustainability on the Agenda: Jutta Günther on "SciencemanagersForFuture" Podcast

"SciencemanagersForFuture" is the title of a podcast series in which university leaders talk about how they are driving sustainability forward at their institutions. In the latest episode, President Jutta Günther spoke to presenter Ute Symanski.

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"Future of Care" Cluster Investigates Technological Innovations in Care

Improving care through the use of digital solutions while reducing the burden on care staff is the goal of the "Future of Care" research cluster funded by the federal government. In the second funding phase, the focus is on transferring new technologies into practice.

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Researching Heat Waves in the Mediterranean with the Diving Community

A new project, which is being coordinated by MARUM, is systematically collecting data to monitor temperatures in the Mediterranean Sea. Researchers are relying on citizen scientists, divers who practice their hobby in these waters and always have a mini-computer with them for safety reasons.

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International Day: Experience the University's International Flair

The theme of this year's International Day on June 27 was "Herbs and spices from around the world.” University members and guests were offered a variety of activities, including traditional Indian dance and a presentation of urban gardening projects.

State Councillor for the Environment, Climate, and Science Irene Strebl, Prof. Dr. Julia C. Arlinghaus, Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther (from the left).

President Jutta Günther: "Academic System in Bremen Is Unique in Germany"

On July 3, the universities in the state of Bremen welcomed the members of the German Council of Science and Humanities' Scientific Commission at MARUM. The occasion was the commission's summer meetings in Bremen this year. Around 130 guests attended the reception.

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New DFG Research Unit on Automation of Social Communication

The Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), together with the Hamburg Leibniz Institute for Media Research and other institutes, has successfully applied to the German Research Foundation for a research unit. The topic: "Communicative Artificial Intelligence."

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University of Bremen Successful in Funding Lines for Exchange with Industry and Society

The University of Bremen is the university with the most participation in funding programs in the so-called "Third Mission" sector. The Third Mission comprises activities that involve a two-way exchange between universities and industry, society, and politics.

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Studying at the University of Bremen: Information Event on the Application Procedure

Anyone interested in studying at the University of Bremen can still apply online for a place until July 15. An event on Friday, July 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the House of Science in Bremen will provide information on how to do this.

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Language Learning in the Summer

From July to September, the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen (SZHB) is once again offering a wide range of opportunities for language learning. The courses are aimed at both beginners and advanced learners. A number of said courses are open to anyone who is interested.

Flaggen der Universität Bremen.

University of Bremen’s Success in Receiving “DATIpilot” Knowledge and Technology Transfer Funding

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research aims to strengthen transfer activities at universities and promotes social and technical innovations with the “DATIpilot” funding line. Out of nearly 500 applications, 20 were successful, including two with participation of the University of Bremen.

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Appointment as ICA Fellow: Prestigious Honor for Andreas Hepp

A special honor for the Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) spokesperson at the University of Bremen: Professor Andreas Hepp was named an ICA Fellow at the International Communication Association (ICA) conference in Australia on June 22, 2024.

Dr. Lars Wörmer and Prof. Kai-Uwe Hinrichs

78 Million Euros for Research on Resilient Crops and Ecosystems

A new research project will focus on the development of climate-resilient crops. The project, led by the University of Copenhagen, will receive around 78 million euros over a period of seven years. Researchers from MARUM will be contributing significantly to the project.

The University of Bremen orchestra

End-of-Semester Concert: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

On Sunday the University of Bremen orchestra and choir held their traditional end-of-semester concert. Works by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy were performed under the title "Lobgesang – Von der Finsternis zum Licht." The concert was conducted by University Music Director Mariano Chiacchiarini.

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University of Bremen Invites Visitors to International Day on June 27

Visitors can experience the University of Bremen's international flair on June 27 from 12 to 3 p.m. in the Glass Hall. There will be a wide range of activities on offer – from traditional Indian dance to a presentation of the urban gardening project.

The first environmentally friendly, hybrid straddle carriers in the Port of Hamburg operate at HHLA's Tollerort Terminal (CTT) and are manufactured by Konecranes Noel.

AI-Assisted Status Monitoring of Port Vehicles Optimizes Logistics Processes

Together with industry partners, the University of Bremen has developed an innovative, AI-supported status monitoring system for port vehicles in the "KISS" research project. It uses state-of-the-art technologies to monitor the technical condition of vehicles in real time.

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aisencia: EXIST Business Start-up Grant in Anniversary Year for University of Bremen Spin-Off

The aisencia start-up came second in the “pre-seed” category of the anniversary edition of the EXIST Start-up Award at the EXIST Congress 2024 in Berlin. The company aims to facilitate the diagnosis of skin diseases through digitalization.

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Carl Katz and Others: False Collaboration Accusations against Jews in Holocaust Historiography

On June 25, 2024, a joint event of the Leo Baeck Institute New York and the University of Bremen will take place at the House of Science. The topic is false collaboration accusations against Holocaust survivors and putting these in the proper historical and social context.

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University of Bremen Looking for Rooms for International Summer Course Students

From July 29 to August 23, 2024, 120 students from more than 20 nations will be attending the international summer school courses of the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen. Rooms in Bremen are still needed for them. Hosts will receive an expense allowance.

Polarstern in the West Antarctica

New Study: Before the Ice, There Were Rivers

Geoscience researchers, together with the Alfred Wegener Institute and other international participants, have discovered a vast river system in the Antarctic. Around 34 million years ago, a temperate climate prevailed. The scientists have now published their findings in the Science Advances journal.

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University Foundation and Trust Foundations Award Around 90,000 Euros for Innovative Projects

The University of Bremen Foundation's Board of Trustees, together with representatives of other foundations, has selected 17 projects in four categories to be supported with a total of 90,000 euros. This was preceded by a call for proposals in said four categories. 30 proposals were submitted.


24.26. Jul
Summer School: Data-driven Dynamical Systems
Universität Bremen, MZH
Time : all-day
25. Jul
Data Snacks | "A Data Management Plan (DMP) For my Research? Do I Need One?"
29.02. JulAug
XLIV Dynamics Days Europe
Constructor University Campus Center
Time : all-day
08. Aug
Data Snacks | "Discuss Data: A Community-Centred Research Data Repository And Discussion Platform"
15. Aug
Buchvorstellung "Stadt der Kolonien": Wie Bremen den deutschen Kolonialismus prägte
Haus der Wissenschaft
22. Aug
Data Snacks | "Buffet of Options: Open Access Support at The State And University Library (SuUB)"
28. Aug
Online Event: Transition from Bachelor's to Master's degree program
03. Sep
Zukunftsfeld Mathematik
Universität Bremen, Keksdose
04. Sep
Info-Veranstaltung "Frühstudium"
Haus der Wissenschaft
05. Sep
Data Snacks | "Forschung und Datenschutz – Ein Einblick in die Welt der DSGVO für Forschende"
09. Sep
Wie steht es um die europäische Raumfahrt?
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
11. Sep
Online-Veranstaltung zum Übergang vom Bachelor ins Master-Studium
12. Sep
Die großen Massenaussterben der Erdgeschichte
Marum I Raum 0180
13. Sep
Schnuppertag der Romanistik für Schüler:innen
Universität Bremen, GW2
17.18. Sep
Werkstatt Lehre
Time : all-day
23.24. Sep
Particle-Based Materials Symposium 2024
Time : all-day
24. Sep
Info-Veranstaltung: M.Ed.-Übergang zum Sommersemester
10. Oct
Vom Fluch paläontologischer Sammlungen – Ein Überblick über Pyritzerfall und Pyritkonservierung
Marum I Raum 0180
14. Oct
Quantentechnologie und ihr Einsatz in der Luft- und Raumfahrt
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
24. Oct
Prof. Dr. Robert Raussendorf (Uni Hannover)
Hörsaal H3, Geb. NW1, Otto-Hahn-Allee 1, 28359 Bremen
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Studying at the University of Bremen

Whether it be the compact campus, the diverse study programs on offer, or the green cycling city – a degree at the University of Bremen has a lot to offer.

You can choose from a broad range of degree program at the University of Bremen:

  • more than 100 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs
  • the state examination in law
  • international degree courses and further training offers


The University of Bremen is one of Germany’s medium-sized universities. In its mission statement, the university prioritizes:

Academic Consultation

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Applying to Study

We provide comprehensive and detailed information on applications and enrollment for the following areas:

All about research

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High level of third-party funding

A great strength of the University of Bremen is its considerable success in the acquisition of third-party funds, both in individual as well as in collaborative research. The German Research Foundation (DFG) is the largest provider of third-party finance: Besides the MARUM Cluster of Excellence, the University of Bremen is currently involved in no less than seven Collaborative Research Centers, as well as a number of research groups and priority programs.

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Strategic promotion of talent

The targeted promotion of young talent, unlocking potential, and early independence are among the guiding principles of the University of Bremen. We offer intensive support to young academics in six DFG research training groups, numerous junior research groups and also through doctoral programs offered in cooperation with non-university research institutions.

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Lifelong learning

The University of Bremen is a place of lifelong learning. With our offers of continuing education we enable you to acquire knowledge of cutting-edge research. Discover the wide range of our offers and benefit from the unique combination of practice-oriented learning and innovation.

Facets of the University of Bremen


The diversity of our students and staff is both a framework as well as a prerequisite for high quality in research and teaching. As a cross-sectional priority and central profiling feature, we take account of diversity in our teaching and learning formats, in the structure of degree programs, and in the content of research and teaching. Moreover, diversity orientation and equal opportunity also guide us in the composition of teams and the design of counseling.   


Internationality is a strategic profiling objective of the University of Bremen. In keeping with our self-image as an international university, we see internationalization as a process that extends into all areas of the university – whether research, studies or administration. People from more than 100 nations enrich campus life. We are networked worldwide. In close cooperation with our partners, we work on the advancement of knowledge and finding solutions to global challenges.


The University of Bremen has been committed to sustainable development for years. Numerous projects and measures exist in the areas of research, teaching, operations, governance, and transfer, supporting the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by the United Nations. Among them are the outstanding EMAS environmental management program, the university’s promotion of social sustainability as well as several research institutions with a focus on sustainability

Campus Stories

Stephan Determann

The Student Advisor

Stephan Determann has been working at the Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) for 24 years. Initially, he still received consulting inquiries by post. Today, as head of the ZSB, he manages offers ranging from the degree database to the information day for prospective students.

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The School Pupil

Every Friday, Adela Talipov switches back and forth between the university and her high school. As part of the early studies program, the 17-year-old student is attending a lecture on experimental physics. For her, it’s the perfect opportunity to get a taste of university life without the pressure.

Silke Heinrich

The Apprenticeship Coordinator

The University of Bremen is not only a place for students and young researchers, but also trains about 80 young people in various professions every year. Silke Heinrich from the University of Bremen coordinates this area. She establishes contact with schools and educational institutions and promotes vocational training at the university to young people.

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