Zwei Studierende arbeiten mit einem Duden.

Learning Languages in the Summer Semester

From Arabic to Japanese and Portuguese to Turkish, after Easter, the semester courses for different levels of 19 languages start at the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen (SZHB). The courses are open to auditing students and, with a few exceptions, will take place in person.

Eine Person schaut sich die App molo.news auf einem Smartphone an.

molo.news: Research Network Tests Bremen News App

Following a successful test operation in Bremen, researchers are investigating how the news and information app molo.news can be made available throughout Germany. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is providing 1.5 million euros of funding for the project.

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Digitization and Artificial Intelligence: Discussion on the Opportunities and Risks

What economic opportunities lie within the development and application of artificial intelligence? This question is at the heart of the event “Digitization and Artificial Intelligence: The Agenda for Bremen,” hosted by the University of Bremen and the Hans Böckler Foundation.

[Translate to English:] Michael W. Friedrich, Jutta Günther, Tim Cordßen-Ryglewski, Frauke Meyer.

Modern Building for Biology: BIOM Inaugurated

The new teaching and research building for biology is finished. BIOM was officially inaugurated on Tuesday, March 14. The building offers space for around 1, 000 students and 100 employees. More than 5,000 square meters are available. The rooms can be used flexibly.

Lena Frerichs

Student Lena Frerichs Named Athlete of the Year

Congratulations to Lena Frerichs. The University of Bremen congratulates its teacher education student who was voted Bremen’s Athlete of the Year. The 19-year-old field hockey player is already a European champion and now a permanent member of the national team.

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Media Practice Week of the University of Bremen

The Media Practice Week of the University of Bremen from March 6–10, 2023, offers exciting events and initial impressions of Bremen’s communications and media sector. This year, the five-day networking event will once again be organized by students.

Ein Mädchen hält eine Weltkugel und eine Pflanze in den Händen.

The Impacts of Climate Change: New Learning Modules for Schoolchildren

As part of a new project, researchers from the Universities of Bremen and Vechta are developing learning modules for schoolchildren on the impacts of climate change. The project is being funded by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) with 270,000 euros over three years.

Pflegeperson hält die Hand einer Seniorin

Study on dementia: More sense of togetherness, fewer hospital admissions

If people with dementia regularly train their memory and movement in assisted communities, they are less likely to be hospitalized. This is the result of a joint study by the University of Bremen and the University Hospital Erlangen.

Kleiner See am Boulevard.

Bremen Goes Sustainable: One Million Euros for Sustainability at Bremen’s Higher Education Institutions

Developing, testing and anchoring sustainability concepts for research, teaching and operations together – higher education institutions in the state of Bremen and the Alfred Wegener Institute are pursuing this goal with “BreGoS – Bremen Goes Sustainable.”

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Conferences at the University of Bremen in March

From language learning to geophysics and computer science – three conferences on different fields of science will be held at the University of Bremen in March.

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Improving First-Aid Training with Virtual Reality

Professor Björn Niehaves and his team from the University of Bremen are aiming to prepare potential first-aiders for possible accident scenarios as realistically as possible in the ARRIVE project. To this end, they develop first-aid scenarios in virtual reality.

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Unknown Deep Sea: “The Swarm” Series

In Frank Schätzing's bestselling novel "The Swarm" science meets science fiction. Now the literary novel has been made into a film, drawing attention to, among other things, the deep-sea ecosystem, which is also the focus of research at MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences.

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Gründungsradar: University of Bremen Again Among the Best

The Gründungsradar 2022 of Stifterverband confirms the University of Bremen’s excellent performance in promoting start-ups: it is ranked 15th among the 48 largest German universities.


Clock Metrology: A Novel Approach to Time in Geodesy

Scientists at the University of Bremen are involved in a new research project that has been established by the German Research Foundation (DFG). In terms of content, the focus is on “Clock Metrology: A Novel Approach to Time in Geodesy.”


1.5 Million Euros for University Communications Engineering

The 5G mobile communications standard is a part of everyday life, while research is already being carried out on its successor 6G. The working group for communications engineering is receiving around 1.5 million euros from the BMBF for research and realization of “wireless networks of the future.”

Kinder forschen

Bremen Kids’ University Back on Campus

The University of Bremen will hold its “Kinder-Uni” (“children’s university”) from March 21 to 30, 2023. Children aged 8 to 12 can take part. This year, they will once again be able to discover exciting areas of research together with scientists in person at the university.

Zusammengeknülltes Papier, aus dem ein Origami-Kranich wird. Steht sinnbildlich für eams verschiedener Fachrichtungen, die Geschäftsmodellinnovationen erstellen.

future concepts bremen: innovative solutions within 100 days

Students from the university presented innovative solutions for Bremen-based companies and institutions. Industry partners included the Federal Employment Agency, hanseWasser and TOPAS Industriemathematik Innovation. The Demo Day took place in Sparkasse Bremen's Campus Space.

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unifreunde and Universities’ New Year’s Reception in the Town Hall

The New Year’s reception of unifreunde e.V. for the two Bremen universities traditionally marks the start of the current academic year. On January 30, representatives of the University of Bremen and Constructor University will meet in the upper room of the town hall at 6 p.m.


Holocaust Remembrance Day: Engineering Sciences in the Nazi Era

What role did engineers play in the Nazi era? How did technical higher education institutions behave in the Third Reich? The Faculty of Production Engineering – Mechanical Engineering and Process Engineering – is inviting you to a public online event with a lecture on 27 January, 2023, at 4 p.m.

A person writes in a foreign language on a whiteboard.

Winter Offers from the Languages Center

The Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen (SZHB – Sprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Land Bremen) offers intensive courses in nine languages from February to April. These courses are aimed at students, applicants, and all interested parties from Bremen and the surrounding area.


24. Mar
Digitalisierung und Künstliche Intelligenz: Eine Agenda für Bremen
Digital Hub Industry, Technologiepark Uni Bremen, Konrad-Zuse-Straße 6 A, 28359 Bremen
12. Apr
Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur
Rotunde Cartesium & Zoom
13. Apr
Steine aus der Antarktis - doch nicht alles Eis?
MARUM I Raum 0180
17.30. AprJun
MACHT SINN! Stiften für die Wissenschaft Die Ausstellung
Uni Bremen, MZH
17. Apr
Lehramt studieren an der Universität Bremen
18. Apr
Vortrag: Schaulust, Pornografie, Kunst (Prof. Dr. Friederike Nastold, Oldenburg)
Universität Bremen, HS 2010
19. Apr
Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur
Rotunde, Cartesium & Zoom
20. Apr
The Nagoya Protocol - What does it mean in practice?
Online via Zoom
20. Apr
Kuvert Vortag. Bettina Knaup und Beatrice E. Stammer (Berlin) re.act.feminism – ein performendes Archiv?
24. Apr
Infoveranstaltung Master Betriebswirtschaftslehre
WiWi1 Gebäude, Raum A1100 – Enrique-Schmidt-Straße 1
25. Apr
Internationale Solidarität? Transnationale Perspektiven auf Arbeit und Klassenformierung
Bremen | Wiener Straße 9 | FVG Raum W0060
27. Apr
Master Wirtschaftspsychologie
27. Apr
Kuvert Vortrag. Annika Lisa Richter (Hildesheim) „If you need me, I’m (still) in the basement!“
02. May
Vortrag: Men of Turkey: The Fetishization of Ethnicity in Gay Pornography between Germany and Turkey (Emre Busse, Berlin)
Kunst- und Kulturverein Spedition e.V., Beim Handelsmuseum 9, 28195 Bremen
03. May
Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur, Prof. Dr. Lars Adolph
Rotunde, Cartesium & Zoom
06. May
Studieren im Norden
Agentur für Arbeit Hamburg, Kurt-Schumacher-Allee 16, 20097 Hamburg
10. May
Info-Tag für Studieninteressierte (isi)
Campus Uni Bremen
10. May
Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur
Rotunde, Cartesium & Zoom
11. May
Unsere gefiederten Feinde - (Ko-)Evolution der Vögel und Säugetiere
MARUM I Raum 0180
16. May
Vortrag: Pornos als abwesend-anwesende Bilder. Pädagogische Perspektiven und didaktische Impulse (Dr. Marion Thuswald, Wien)
Universität Bremen, HS 2010
All events


Zwei Studierende sitzen in der GW2-Cafeteria und unterhalten sich

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

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.

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

Portait of Adela Talipov

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.

Joachim Orlok

The Planner

"The Lord of the Buildings" – that's what the Bremen regional magazine “buten un binnen” once called Hans-Joachim Orlok in a report. After all, when it comes to buildings and areas used by the university, he is the one to call. He has a history with the university that began with his studies in 1978.

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