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International Conference on Artificial Intelligence to be held in Bremen in 2026

Bremen will be hosting the prestigious International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence in 2026. Thanks to the successful application made by the U Bremen Research Alliance and the Section for Artificial Intelligence at the German Informatics Society the conference will be held in Germany.

Man in white coat, mask and VR glasses looks at 3D-printed human liver he holds in his left hand.

3D Technologies for Surgical Success in Medicine

Scientists and developers of the VIVATOP research network have developed 3D technologies that enable novel, fast, and precise preparation for surgical procedures. The project results also aid surgeries and medical training.

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Heat accumulation triggers Heinrich events

In a new study, researchers from Bremen, Kiel, Köln and São Paulo (Brazil) have now shown that an accumulation of heat in the deeper Labrador Sea caused instabilities in the Laurentide Ice Sheet, which covered much of North America at the time. The Heinrich Events were triggered as a result.

Glashalle im Sonnenschein

University of Bremen Successful in Worldwide Ranking

The University of Bremen has once again achieved a top position in the international Shanghai Ranking. It ranked first in Germany in marine sciences. The University of Bremen also leads the table of German universities in the geosciences.


Political Science Information Service Receives Further Funding

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) has now approved a third funding phase for the specialized information service for political sciences (Pollux), located at the Bremen State and University Library (SuUB) since 2016. The service will be allocated 1.79 million euros from 2022 to 2025.

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Health Research: Giving Greater Consideration to Gender Diversity

Gender diversity is still understudied in health research. This is shown by a survey conducted by the Institute for Public Health and Nursing Research at the University of Bremen. A distinction into the categories “male” and “female” does not do justice to the complexity.

Zwei B-Human Roboter posieren glücklich mit ihren zwei neuen Pokalen.

In a Class of Its Own: B-Human Wins RoboCup World Cup 2022 in Bangkok without Conceding a Goal

The world champion in robot soccer, both old and new, is Team B-Human from the University of Bremen and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) who managed to beat Leipzig in the final. With 48:0 goals in seven games, B-Human remained champion without conceding a goal.

Mittelalterliche Buchmalerei

All Medieval Manuscripts of the SuUB Now Available Online

The complete collection of medieval manuscripts at the State and University Library (SuUB) Bremen has been digitized as part of a DFG project. Now this important source for research on medieval intellectual and cultural history is also freely available online.

Ehrung mit Leuten

University Spin-Off Ubica Wins European Robotics Award

The start-up Ubica Robotics, founded as a spin-off of the University of Bremen, makes robotics and artificial intelligence retail friendly. Together with the university and dmTECH GmbH, it has now received the euRobotics Technology Transfer Award 2022.


DLR Design Challenge Has Been Won: Smoke Detector “Sniffs out” Causes of Fire

A smoke detector that can “sniff out” causes of fire before it breaks out: A team from the university’s Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) has now won a prize in a major innovation competition.

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15th Bremen StartUp Lounge: Balance

“Balance” is the motto of the 15th Bremen StartUp Lounge, to be held on-site again on July 14. BRIDGE is the central contact point for students and members of Bremen higher education institutions on the subject of business start-ups. This year BRIDGE is also celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Korallenbleiche in Okinawa, Südjapan.

Prominent Support for the World Coral Reef Conference in Bremen

The 15th World Coral Reef Conference drew to a close on July 8, 2022. Around 1,100 marine biologists from 80 countries presented their latest research in Bremen. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke lent their support with a visit to the conference.

Würfel mit Buchstaben

Summer Offer from the Language Center

The Language Center of the Universities in the State of Bremen is offering a range of intensive language courses from August to September 2022. If you want to learn a language or brush up on your language skills, this is the place to be. Most courses on offer are open to anyone interested.


Production Engineering Goes Back to School for Study Choices

The Faculty of Production Engineering at the University of Bremen has a long successful track record of cooperating with schools in Bremen and Lower Saxony. By organizing information events and joint projects, we aim to provide practical orientation and help in choosing a course of study.

Fürst Albert II (2. v.r.), Dr. Thomas Felis (MARUM, rechts)

Prince Albert II of Monaco Visits the University of Bremen

Prince Albert II of Monaco visited the University of Bremen to learn about the focus on marine research that is coordinated at MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences. The visit took place as part of the World Coral Reef Conference.


EPOC: 1.1 Million for Marine Research

Professor Monika Rhein’s research group (Institute of Environmental Physics and MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen) has now raised 1.1 million euros in a major European research project looking into the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.


Teacher Education at the University of Bremen: Info Event

Those who wish to study teacher education surely have many questions. Prospective students will have a good chance to gain an insight into the structure and content of such a degree at the online event “Lehramt studieren an der Uni Bremen.” The event will take place at 4 p.m. on Thursday, July 7.

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Netzwerk Selbsthilfe: Students Conduct Interviews with Chronically Ill People

Public Health/Health Sciences bachelor’s students at the University of Bremen are conducting research on chronic illnesses. The seminar project is in cooperation with Netzwerk Selbsthilfe Bremen-Nordniedersachsen e.V. Students will present first results of their surveys on July 12, 2022, at 6 p.m.

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The University of Bremen Invites You to the “International Campus Day”

Tea ceremonies, international food, games, music, dancing, and lots of information about international study opportunities. the University of Bremen invites you to the “International Campus Day” on Thursday, July 7, 2022, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Glass Hall in the Central Campus Building.

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Prizes for Excellent Student Research

This year, the University of Bremen and the Dr. Hans Riegel-Stiftung are once again awarding the Dr. Hans Riegel specialist prizes for exceptionally good research papers in biology, chemistry, geography, computer science, mathematics, and physics. The closing date for applications is July 10,22.


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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
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