The first environmentally friendly, hybrid straddle carriers in the Port of Hamburg operate at HHLA's Tollerort Terminal (CTT) and are manufactured by Konecranes Noel.

AI-Assisted Status Monitoring of Port Vehicles Optimizes Logistics Processes

Together with industry partners, the University of Bremen has developed an innovative, AI-supported status monitoring system for port vehicles in the "KISS" research project. It uses state-of-the-art technologies to monitor the technical condition of vehicles in real time.

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aisencia: EXIST Business Start-up Grant in Anniversary Year for University of Bremen Spin-Off

The aisencia start-up came second in the “pre-seed” category of the anniversary edition of the EXIST Start-up Award at the EXIST Congress 2024 in Berlin. The company aims to facilitate the diagnosis of skin diseases through digitalization.

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Carl Katz and Others: False Collaboration Accusations against Jews in Holocaust Historiography

On June 25, 2024, a joint event of the Leo Baeck Institute New York and the University of Bremen will take place at the House of Science. The topic is false collaboration accusations against Holocaust survivors and putting these in the proper historical and social context.

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University of Bremen Looking for Rooms for International Summer Course Students

From July 29 to August 23, 2024, 120 students from more than 20 nations will be attending the international summer school courses of the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen. Rooms in Bremen are still needed for them. Hosts will receive an expense allowance.

Polarstern in the West Antarctica

New Study: Before the Ice, There Were Rivers

Geoscience researchers, together with the Alfred Wegener Institute and other international participants, have discovered a vast river system in the Antarctic. Around 34 million years ago, a temperate climate prevailed. The scientists have now published their findings in the Science Advances journal.

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University Foundation and Trust Foundations Award Around 90,000 Euros for Innovative Projects

The University of Bremen Foundation's Board of Trustees, together with representatives of other foundations, has selected 17 projects in four categories to be supported with a total of 90,000 euros. This was preceded by a call for proposals in said four categories. 30 proposals were submitted.

Vogelperspektive auf Wellen an einem Sandstrand

"Energy Transfers in Atmosphere and Ocean" Collaborative Research Center Extended for a Further Four Years

The Collaborative Research Center (CRC) "Energy Transfers in Atmosphere and Ocean" has existed at the University of Bremen since 2016. The German Research Foundation has now approved the third funding phase of the CRC, which will run until June 2028.

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University of Bremen Excellence Cluster Teams Visit the City Hall

Mayor Dr. Andreas Bovenschulte and Kathrin Moosdorf, Senator for the Environment, Climate, and Science, honored the work of the Excellence Cluster teams at the University of Bremen at a senate reception. The cluster applications have shown how competitive the scientific landscape in Bremen is.

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“Praxisbörse”: Career Choice Support

The University of Bremen’s “Praxisbörse” career fair offers insights into fields of work and is a great chance for first talks with companies. This year’s fair will take place online on June 4 and in GW2 Building on campus on June 6, 2024. Attractive employers will present their companies.

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Research Data Day on June 18

On June 18, the U Bremen Research Alliance (UBRA) invites you to Research Data Day on the University of Bremen campus. At the event, researchers and professionals in administration and technology can find out about best practices and current challenges in handling research data.

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New Insights into Degradation Dynamics of Organic Material in Seafloor

The role of microbial communities in the deep sea is often a big unknown – for example, how organic material is metabolized. A team from MARUM and the Faculties of Geosciences and Biology / Chemistry has now published a study on this topic in the Science Advances journal.

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.

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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.

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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.


20.21. Jun
Informed Consent to Dispute Resolution Agreements
Time : all-day
20. Jun
Autoritäre Stabilisierung der imperialen Lebensweise. Zur widersprüchlichen Rolle von Lohnabhängigen und Gewerkschaften
20. Jun
Kai Rossnagel (Universität Kiel und DESY): A world from a quantum material sandwich and how we can explore it with soft x-rays
Hörsaal H3, Geb. NW1, Otto-Hahn-Allee 1, 28359 Bremen
21.23. Jun
Ausstellung. Kiste bitte stehen lassen! Oder: Von den Dingen, die übrigbleiben, entsorgt und verworfen werden
22. Jun
Prof. Lothar Probst (Bremen): Eine rechte Welle in Europa? Anmerkungen zum Ausgang der Europawahl
Bremen, Haus der Wissenschaft, Sandstr. 5-6
23. Jun
Semesterabschlusskonzert: „Lobgesang“ – Von der Finsternis zum Licht – Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Glocke Bremen - Großer Saal
25. Jun
Mittagskonzert: La Vie en Rose
Mittagskonzert im Theatersaal, Eintritt frei
25. Jun
Info-Veranstaltung: Lehramt studieren an der Uni Bremen
27. Jun
Vorstellung JupyterHub an der Universität Bremen
27. Jun
International Day
27. Jun
Data Snacks | "The AI Act – the First Regulation of Artificial Intelligence of Its Kind"
27.28. Jun
Living Archives - Geschichte & Gegenwart intersektional-feministischer Theorie & Praxis
Bremen, Haus der Wissenschaft, Sandstr. 4-5, Olberssaal
27. Jun
Demo Day future concepts bremen
DIGITAL HUB INDUSTRY, Konrad-Zuse-Straße 6a, 28359 Bremen, Maschinenraum
27. Jun
(Histories of) Solidarity in Israel/Palestine - and, what next?
Rotunde, Cartesium, Uni Bremen
01. Jul
MindTalks | Unravelling brain networks: How correlations between brain regions can help us understand brain (dys)function
Cognium, Hochschulring 18, Raum 2030
02. Jul
Mittagskonzert: Florian Poser/Vibraphon plus Überraschungsgast
Mittagskonzert im Theatersaal, Eintritt frei
03. Jul
Die Uniproteste gegen den Krieg in Gaza: Wie weiter? Ein Teach-In mit Prof. Dr. Clemens Arzt, Professor für Staats- und Verwalt
Rotunde, Cartesium, Universität Bremen
04. Jul
Prof. Dr. Andrey Surzhykov (PTB und Technische Universität Braunschweig): Structured light and its applications
Hörsaal H3, Geb. NW1, Otto-Hahn-Allee 1, 28359 Bremen
05. Jul
Das Bewerbungsverfahren an der Uni Bremen
Haus der Wissenschaft
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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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Applying to Study

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All about research

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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.

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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.

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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

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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