Der Chor der Universität Bremen

End-of-Semester Concert at the Glocke: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

On June 23, the University of Bremen orchestra and choir will perform their traditional end-of-semester concert. From 5 p.m., works by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy will be performed in the Bremen Glocke under the title "Lobgesang – Von der Finsternis zum Licht." The conductor is Mariano Chiacchiarini

Porträt von Jutta Günther

Jutta Günther Elected YUFE Vice-President

Professor Jutta Günther, President of the University of Bremen, has been elected Vice-President of the YUFE (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) European university alliance. She will chair the Strategic Council, which is made up of the leaders of all universities.

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Ocean Floor Symposium: "Scenarios for Warmer Worlds: Lessons from the Past"

What insights can we derive from past climate states for the future? This question will be addressed by participants at a symposium at MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen, which began today.

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University Management Addresses Protest Camp Demands

On May 8, 2024, the university management ordered the pro-Palestinian protest camp set up by students at the University of Bremen to be broken up for security reasons. The university management promised the students at the protest camp that it would position itself with regard to their demands.

Glashalle der Universität Bremen

University Executive Board Breaks Up Protest Camp, but Remains in Dialog with Students

Today, a peaceful pro-Palestinian protest camp initiated by students was set up unannounced at the University of Bremen. Following calls on social media to join the protest, the university management made the decision to break up the camp for security reasons.

Reichhaltig illuminierte mittelalterliche Handschriften aus der Bremer Sammlung.

New Exhibition: Medieval Animal Illustrations in the SuUB

A rare opportunity: a new exhibition of the State and University Library Bremen will display illustrations of animals in medieval manuscripts. This historical collection is normally not accessible to the public. The exhibition will open on May 14, 2024 at 5 p.m.

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Bremen Research Team Analyzes Start-Ups for Ukrainian Refugees in Moldova

The University of Bremen and ASEM initiated a new joint project, funded by the “Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit” (GIZ), to promote the integration of Ukrainian refugees in Moldova through entrepreneurial initiatives.

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2024 Transfer Prize: Apply by June 1

This year, the University of Bremen is awarding its Transfer Prize for the first time. The aim is to recognize outstanding transfer achievements and transfer projects. The prize is endowed with 2,000 euros and will be awarded every two years in the future. Applications can be submitted until June 1.

Students sitting in the auditorium during a lecture

Application Procedure Information Event on May 6

Anyone interested in studying at the University of Bremen can apply online for a place to study from May 1 to July 15. A digital information event on Monday, May 6 from 3 to 5 p.m. will provide information on how to do this.

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University of Bremen Committed to Protection against Discrimination

Members of the University of Bremen will receive stronger protection against discrimination as well as extensive options for dealing with specific incidents. This applies to everyone – from management to employees and students. To this end, the Academic Senate has adopted new statutes.

Three robots playing soccer.

Triumph in Kassel: B-Human Continues Its Winning Streak at the RoboCup German Open

In a thrilling final, B-Human, the team from the University of Bremen and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), defeated the HTWK robots from Leipzig, continuing the ten-time world champion’s unprecedented run of success in the RoboCup Standard Platform League.

Gruppenfoto: Etwa 40 Personen stehen in zwei Reihen hinterainder in einem Seminarraum

Welcome to the University of Bremen!

On Monday, April 15, the University Executive Board welcomed new employees to the University at a new event on campus.

Many people suffer from eczema and psoriasis.

Chronic Skin Conditions: AI Support for Safe Light Therapy at Home

In a joint research project, the Center for Computing Technologies at the University of Bremen and the start-up Skinuvita are developing new AI-based image analysis methods. The goal is to provide a system to treat skin conditions at home using phototherapy.

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Major Anti-Wildlife-Crime Project Launched

Wildlife crime is widespread and poses a significant threat to rare species. That is why 13 partners – including the Research Center for Animal and Wildlife Law at the University of Bremen – have joined forces under the leadership of WWF Germany in the EU LIFE project “wildLIFEcrime.”

Würfel mit Buchstaben

Language Learning in the Summer: Choose from 22 Languages

22 languages and many different course formats: Directly after Easter, the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen will start the summer semester with its range of courses. The program includes semester and intensive courses as well as paid education leave.

Begrüßung der internationalen Studierenden

University Welcomes International Exchange Students

A different country, an unfamiliar university, a new culture, lots of questions, and a great deal of curiosity: March 2024 is an extremely exciting month for 120 exchange students from all over the world.

Fucus vesiculosus (bladderwrack) and F. distichus subsp. evanescens in the intertidal zone of Nuuk, Greenland in summer 2023.

EU Funds Arctic Project with 5.5 Million Euros

In the new SEA-Quester project, the University will investigate shallow water and intertidal seaweed habitats in Svalbard and Greenland. The EU project with ten partners that is being led by the Technical University of Denmark is being funded by the EU with 5.5 million euros for four years.

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Better Healthcare Information for Migrants in the Field of Oncology

People with a migration background often face challenges when they want to obtain comprehensive information during their cancer treatment. In the joint "DivO-Inform" project, the University of Bremen and the University Medical Center Halle are developing improved services.

Federal Chancellery advisors: Professors Iris Pigeot (left) and Tanja Schultz from the University of Bremen have been appointed to the Expert Council on Health and Resilience.

Iris Pigeot and Tanja Schultz Appointed to Federal Chancellery Expert Council

Professor Iris Pigeot, director of the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, and Professor Tanja Schultz, head of the Cognitive Systems Lab at the University of Bremen, have been appointed to the Federal Chancellery's new Expert Council on Health and Resilience.

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Seven Researchers Elected to DFG Review Boards

Bremen competence for the German Research Foundation (DFG): Three female and four male professors from the University of Bremen have been elected to DFG Review Boards. The 49 review boards are important advisory bodies when awarding DFG funding.


27. May
Vorstellung JupyterHub an der Universität Bremen
27. May
MindTalks | Optical approaches to study glutamate receptor signaling: Mechanisms and synaptic function
Cognium, Hochschulring 18, Raum 2030
27. May
"Wenn der Lohn die Arbeit nicht lohnt? Geld und Leistung in der späten Sowjetunion", Kolloquium Osteuropa
Ingenieurwissenschaften 3 (IW3), Raum 0330
28. May
Mittagskonzert: Komponistinnen – außergewöhnlich und selbstbewusst
Mittagskonzert im Theatersaal, Eintritt frei
28. May
studio Vortrag mit Claudia Blümle. Geschlossene Räume. Interieurvorhänge in der Kunst
28. May
Nutria Netzwerke. Eine multimodale Ethnografie zu Multispezies-Beziehungen
Rotunde des Cartesiums an der Universität Bremen
29. May
Breaking the Binaries. Diverse & Excellent in Academia? Film und Diskussion zu KI, Gender, Diversität und Diskriminierung
Rotunde/Cartesium, Campus Uni Bremen
29. May
Will future space missions discriminate against women and people with disabilities? A feminist bioethics perspective
30. May
Anpassung - Leitmotiv der nächsten Gesellschaft
Bremen, Wiener Straße 9 / FVG Raum W0060
31. May
Konzert-Tipp: Mitsingfest für alle: „Bremen so frei“
Bühne Domshof Bremen, Eintritt und Noten frei
03. Jun
MindTalks | Die tiefe Hirnstimulation: State of the Art und Entwicklungen
Haus der Wissenschaft, Sandstraße 4/5, Olbers-Saal
03. Jun
"Hitlers Krokodil in Moskau und andere Mensch-Tier-Beziehungen in der russländischen [...] Geschichte", Kolloquium Osteuropa
Ingenieurwissenschaften 3 (IW3), Raum 0330
04. Jun
Mittagskonzert: Taqasim und Semai: Improvisationen und Klassik des Nahen Ostens
Mittagskonzert im Theatersaal, Eintritt frei
05. Jun
Info-Veranstaltung Master Public History (M.A.)
05. Jun
Ringvorlesung | Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur
Rotunde, Cartesium, Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 5, 28359 Bremen & ZOOM
05. Jun
Klimawandel und Gesundheit – Der Bremer Hitzeaktionsplan
Haus der Wissenschaft
05. Jun
Lesung mit Alexander Estis in der Stadtbibliothek Bremen
Stadtbiblothek Bremen (Wallsaal)
05. Jun
State Anti-Intellectualism & the Politics of Gender and Race. Illiberal France and Beyond
SFG 0150
06. Jun
Milena Prekodravac & Stefan Rüb: Gewerkschaftlicher Aufbruch von unten? Gesellschaftsbilder von IG Metall-Ehrenamtlichen
Bremen, Wiener Straße 9, FVG Raum W0060
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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:

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Reagenzgläser mit verschiedenfarbigen Flüssigkeiten.

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.

Zwei Personen bei der gemeinsamen Arbeit im Labor.

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.

Zwei Lehrende arbeiten vor Zuhörern an einem Flipchart.

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.

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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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