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Classes Remain Digital Until End of Lecture Period

The regulations for digital classes will be extended at Bremen State universities until the end of the lecture period. Formats that cannot be digitalized, special exam preparations, and final theses will be offered in person.

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Climate Change Is Endangering Biodiversity in Hedges

Northern and Western Europe are characterized by hedge landscapes. A Europe-wide study, in which the University of Bremen is involved, has investigated the effect of the climate and care on biodiversity in said hedges. The result: Climate change has an effect here too.

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Bremen Days of Ethnographic Film

A variety of interesting films from around the globe are being shown at this year’s Bremen Days of Ethnographic Film by the Department of Anthropology and Cultural Research, University of Bremen. The online and hybrid festival will take place from January 18 to 20, 2022, for the tenth time.

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Languages Centre Offers Classes for Everyone

The Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen is offering a diverse online program from February to April 2022. Those who are thinking about refreshing their language skills or even learning a new language are in the right place. Participation is open to all Bremen citizens.

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How It Is Possible to Spread Less Misinformation

Fake news related to COVID-19 and vaccinations is circulating - especially on the internet. Researchers from the University of Bremen have developed a method that supports users in sharing less fake news on social media.

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Weser-Kurier Contributes to Local News App

The local news platform is growing again. The Weser-Kurier newspaper will be offering three editorial formats and will provide daily contributions from their digital media offering for Bremen and Bremerhaven as well as the fee-based WK+ texts.

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Corona: Classes Remain Digital until January 16

In light of the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in Bremen, the current regulations for digital classes at Bremen’s universities will be extended until January 16. This was decided by the Senator for Science and Ports. Formats that cannot be digitalized will be offered in person.

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Zuhörer in einem vollen Hörsaal.

Application Open: Bremen University Award for Outstanding Teaching

For the second time, Bremen State is handing out the Bremen University Award for Outstanding Teaching. The prize aims to make the great significance of university teaching visible and create an incentive for further dedication and support in this area.

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Die Virtuelle Akademie stärkt Nachhaltigkeit in der Online-Lehre

University of Bremen Strengthens Sustainability in Online Classes

After ten years of third-party funding from the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) and the Federal Ministry of Science and Research (BMBF), the Virtual Academy of Sustainability has now become a permanent scientific institute at the University of Bremen.

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Ausgezeichnete Bachelor-Absolvent:innen: Ricarda Kochems, Daniel Hoffrogge und Lea Hashagen (v.l.)

Congratulations: Prize-Winning Economics Graduates

Prizes were awarded to economics graduates for outstanding scientific work at the Bremen Glocke.

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Bremen State Universities Switch to Digital Classes

The universities in Bremen State have decided to reduce in-person classes in the Christmas period. Between December 13, 2021, and January 9, 2022, most classes will be temporarily held online.

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Korallenbleiche eines Riffes bei Mahé, Seychellen.

Young Corals Provide Insight into Recovery from Coral Bleaching

The number of young corals can reveal how reefs are recovering from coral bleaching. A new study from the University of Bremen, which was recently published in “PLOS ONE” journal, has shown this.

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Study on Oxygen Content in the Deep Sea

In a study recently published in the “Proceedings of the National Academy of Science” journal (PNAS), researchers were able to show that circulation in the deep ocean was significantly slowed down during glacial periods.

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Outstanding Research by Pupils

On December 3, 2021, the University of Bremen and the Dr. Hans Riegel Foundation honored pupils from the region for their outstanding prescientific papers. The Dr. Hans Riegel Awards are endowed with a total of 6,400 euros.

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Corona: University of Bremen Switches to Digital Classes

The University of Bremen is temporarily switching to online classes. This a reaction to the pandemic development and the high infection numbers. Level four of the Level Plan for Teaching will be in effect from Monday, December 13, 2021, to January 7, 2022.

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Eva-Maria Feichtner überreicht Kameel Khoury den DAAD-Preis für hervorragende Leistungen ausländischer Studierender.

DAAD Prize for Kameel Khoury

Student Kameel Khoury has been awarded the DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of foreign students. The native of Syria was honored for his immense commitment to society and scientific achievements. The award is endowed with 1,000 euros.

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Deutschlandstipendium Scholarships Awarded

They stand out due to their great achievements and are active in the community: 116 students from the University of Bremen will receive a Deutschlandstipendium scholarship. The scholarship includes financial support as well as comprehensive accompanying offers.

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Number of People in Need of Care Higher than Prognosed

The number of people in need of care will be far higher in the coming years than prognosed. This is one result of this year’s Care Report, which SOCIUM – Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Bremen produced on behalf of the BARMER health insurance company.

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[Translate to English:] Lernszene mit Student und Studentinnen an Tischen.

CHE Ranking: Good Grades for Master’s Degrees

Praise for the university in the current CHE Ranking: Master’s degrees in mathematics, computer science, and physics receive great marks. Additionally, students praised the university’s management for information management during the corona crisis.

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University Remains in Face-To-Face Mode

Corona warning level 2 entered into effect in Bremen City on November 25. This does not have any direct effect on operations at the university. The face-to-face semester will be continued under adherence to the hygiene regulations. The university additionally appeals to get a vaccination.

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Program Offerings

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.

Studium international

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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Facets of the University of Bremen

  • aaq Akkreditierung
  • Gütesiegel des Deutschen Hochschulverbands
  • EMAS Zertifizierung für geprüftes Umweltmanagement
  • Zertifikat audit familiengerechte hochschule
  • Audit „Internationalisierung der Hochschulen“ der HRK
  • Logo Audit "Vielfalt gestalten" des Stifterverbandes
  • CHE Ranking
  • Siegel Gründungsradar des Stifterverbandes