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2024 Bremen Big Data Challenge Begins

The Cognitive Systems Lab invites you to participate in the ninth Bremen Big Data Challenge. University members and employees of partner companies can solve data analysis tasks until March 31. Winners can look forward to cash prizes, totaling 1,500 euros, and non-cash prizes.

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DAAD Annual Conference at the University of Bremen

On February 29 and March 1, as many as 180 university employees from international offices all over Germany met in Bremen. The annual “International Students” conference of the DAAD was hosted by the University of Bremen

[Translate to English:] A computer simulation of the GABAA receptor surrounded by its sugar shield, embedded in the cell membrane.

Faster Drug Discovery with GlycoSHIELD

An international research team, which includes members of the University of Bremen, has developed a novel, environmentally friendly algorithm that can predict the morphology of sugar coats on clinically relevant proteins within minutes.

The graduates of the coaching training with Georg Müller-Christ (left), Iris Stahlke (right) and Lisa-Marie Seyfried (second from right).

Training Students to Become Systemic Coaches

Currently, 40 students of the Business Psychology master’s program are undergoing coaching training. After passing the examination, five of them received their certificates at the founding ceremony of the Institute for Sustainability Coaching on 24 February.

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Distinction: University with Strong Gender Equality

With great success, the University of Bremen has again participated in the Female Professors Program of the federal and state governments. The Joint Science Conference (GWK) awarded a special prize for its approaches to gender equality.

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International Expedition: Environmental Data in Unprecedented Detail

For the first time, an international research team has succeeded in obtaining a high-resolution continuous record of environmental data from shallow-water corals off the coast of Hawai’i (USA) by coring fossil coral reefs. The cores have now been analyzed at MARUM.

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Bremen Thesis Award 2023 for Outstanding Final Theses

The “unifreunde” Association of the Friends of the University of Bremen and Constructor University will award the Bremen Thesis Prize for outstanding final theses on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at Bremen Town Hall, starting at 6 p.m. Bruker Daltonics GmbH& Co. KG. will sponsor a special prize.

Prof. Kai Bischof from the University of Bremen and MARUM during fieldwork at Kongsfjord, Spitsbergen.

Kick-off Meeting for a New Polar Research Project

The seasonal aspects of Arctic warming are the focus of the new YESSS research project. The team observes life cycles, foraging and wintering of selected key species throughout the year, and conducts experiments for this purpose. The BMBF will provide 2.7 million euros to fund the project.

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Aerospace: Bremen Strengthens Research and Partnerships

On February 12, 2024, Bremen’s research institutions laid the foundation for the Aerospace Research and Transfer Center (FTS LuR) at the invitation of the Bremen Senator for the Environment, Climate, and Science and the University of Bremen.

Der Angriffstrupp bespricht das Vorgehen.

Newly-designed Team Trainings Increase Cooperation and Effectiveness in Firefighting

The University of Bremen, the Universität zu Lübeck, and the Cologne Fire Department, supported by the German Social Accident Insurance, have developed a specialized team-training plan for fire safety courses. It is to be extended to regular fire safety courses throughout Germany.

Bicycles in the bicycle stand.

On the Move: Mobility Behavior Survey Results

The University of Bremen and Technologiepark Uni Bremen e.V. present the results of the mobility survey.

Haupteingang der Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen.

Private Collector Donates Historical Registers to the SuUB

The State and University Library Bremen (SuUB) has received around 130 historical family registers from Bremen and the surrounding area from a private collector.

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By Researchers for Children: 2024 Bremen Kids’ University from March 12 to 21

The University of Bremen is inviting children to the 2024 Kids' University from March 12 to 21. Children between the ages of 8 and 12 can take part. Registration is now open.

Lynx on the rock in the Bavarian Forest National Park, Germany

Study on Illegal Killing of Lynx Published

Despite having protection status, lynx are being killed illegally, a new study by WWF Germany and the University of Bremen reveals. The results show that effective measures are urgently needed to protect the endangered population in the long term.

Participants in the event sit in rows in the canteen and listen with interest.

University Talk: The New Mission Statement

On January 25, 2024, the "University Talk" event took place at the University of Bremen's Mensa cafeteria. Students and staff were invited to find out about the university's new mission statement and discuss it with each other.

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OPEN ZARM: The Bremen Drop Tower Opens its Doors to the Public

An impressive 10,000 experiments in weightlessness have been carried out at the Bremen Drop Tower. To celebrate this achievement, the Center of Applied Space Technology and Microgravity (ZARM) at the University of Bremen is hosting an Open Day on February 11, 2024.

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Students Showcase Healthcare Ideas

Students of the "Public Health – Health Services, Health Economics and Health Management" master's degree have spent three semesters working on five research projects with stakeholders in Bremen's healthcare system. They will present their results at a symposium on February 2, 2024.

Stolpersteine (stumbling stones) on the street

Day of Remembrance at the University of Bremen

The power of writing often manifests itself as an effective form of resistance. As part of the Day of Remembrance for the victims of National Socialism, the Faculty of Linguistics and Literary Studies will be exploring this topic at a public event on January 29.

Ein Student und eine Studentin stehen neben einem Monitor und präsentieren ihre Ergebnisse vor Publikum.

future concepts bremen: Science Transforms Business Practice

Innovative solutions for Bremen-based companies and student organizations: This is the goal of future concepts bremen, an innovative, practice-oriented teaching format at the University of Bremen. The results will be presented on Demo Day, January 25, 2024, in the Campus Space of Sparkasse Bremen.

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University Talk: Invitation to Discussion on New Mission Statement

The new University of Bremen Mission Statement is intended to address current social challenges. In the new format "University Talk," the University Executive Board would like to enter into a dialog with university members on Thursday, January 25, at the university's Mensa cafeteria.


04.05. Mar
Gesundheitskompetenz und öffentliche Institutionen
Fraunhofer Mevis, Max-von-Laue-str. 9, Bremen
Time : all-day
05.06. Mar
Statuskonferenz Forschungsschiffe
Universität Bremen, GW2 sowie Hörsaalgebäude
Time : all-day
06.07. Mar
Werkstatt Lehre
SFG 2. Ebene
Time : all-day
08. Mar
8. Bremer Bildungs Barcamp
Universität Bremen, diverse Seminarräume im GW2, Etage 1, 2 + 3
11. Mar
Speicherung von Wasserstoff im geologischen Untergrund
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
12. Mar
Die Hochschulen im Lande Bremen stellen sich vor
14. Mar
Kreideklippen und Feuersteinstrände - Eine geologische Reise von Calais bis St. Malo
Marum I Raum 0180
20.21. Mar
Jahrestreffen Dechema-Fachgruppen
Universität Bremen
Time : all-day
21. Mar
Vorstellung JupyterHub an der Universität Bremen
11. Apr
Geschiebefossilien – Die eiszeitliche Reise der Versteinerungen
Marum I Raum 0180
15. Apr
Zum Sterben schön: Vom Ende der Evolution
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
17. Apr
"Viel Wirbel um Weser-Wasser"
Kapitel 8, Informationszentrum der Evangelischen Kirche Bremen Domsheide 8, 28195 Bremen
22. Apr
Info-Veranstaltung: Lehramt studieren an der Uni Bremen
29. Apr
Recasting Workers’ Power: work and inequality in the shadow of the digital age
Wiener Straße 9 / FVG W0090 / Bremen
02. May
Transformation der industriellen Wertschöpfung und gewerkschaftliche Interessenpolitik
Bremen, FVG Raum W0060
13. May
Diagnostik und Arzneimitteltherapie von Krankeiten: Werden Frauen benachteiligt?
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
16. May
Die Hochschulen im Lande Bremen stellen sich vor
16. May
Tanz auf dem Vulkan – Fossilien aus dem Miozän Madeiras
Marum I Raum 0180
30. May
Anpassung - Leitmotiv der nächsten Gesellschaft
Bremen, Wiener Straße 9 / FVG Raum W0060
10. Jun
Butter bei die Fische! Über die Klimakrise und eine nachhaltige Ernährung aus dem Meer
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
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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

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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