Many people suffer from eczema and psoriasis.

Chronic Skin Conditions: AI Support for Safe Light Therapy at Home

In a joint research project, the Center for Computing Technologies at the University of Bremen and the start-up Skinuvita are developing new AI-based image analysis methods. The goal is to provide a system to treat skin conditions at home using phototherapy.

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Major Anti-Wildlife-Crime Project Launched

Wildlife crime is widespread and poses a significant threat to rare species. That is why 13 partners – including the Research Center for Animal and Wildlife Law at the University of Bremen – have joined forces under the leadership of WWF Germany in the EU LIFE project “wildLIFEcrime.”

Würfel mit Buchstaben

Language Learning in the Summer: Choose from 22 Languages

22 languages and many different course formats: Directly after Easter, the Languages Centre of the Universities in the Land of Bremen will start the summer semester with its range of courses. The program includes semester and intensive courses as well as paid education leave.

Begrüßung der internationalen Studierenden

University Welcomes International Exchange Students

A different country, an unfamiliar university, a new culture, lots of questions, and a great deal of curiosity: March 2024 is an extremely exciting month for 120 exchange students from all over the world.

Fucus vesiculosus (bladderwrack) and F. distichus subsp. evanescens in the intertidal zone of Nuuk, Greenland in summer 2023.

EU Funds Arctic Project with 5.5 Million Euros

In the new SEA-Quester project, the University will investigate shallow water and intertidal seaweed habitats in Svalbard and Greenland. The EU project with ten partners that is being led by the Technical University of Denmark is being funded by the EU with 5.5 million euros for four years.

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Better Healthcare Information for Migrants in the Field of Oncology

People with a migration background often face challenges when they want to obtain comprehensive information during their cancer treatment. In the joint "DivO-Inform" project, the University of Bremen and the University Medical Center Halle are developing improved services.

Federal Chancellery advisors: Professors Iris Pigeot (left) and Tanja Schultz from the University of Bremen have been appointed to the Expert Council on Health and Resilience.

Iris Pigeot and Tanja Schultz Appointed to Federal Chancellery Expert Council

Professor Iris Pigeot, director of the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS, and Professor Tanja Schultz, head of the Cognitive Systems Lab at the University of Bremen, have been appointed to the Federal Chancellery's new Expert Council on Health and Resilience.

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Seven Researchers Elected to DFG Review Boards

Bremen competence for the German Research Foundation (DFG): Three female and four male professors from the University of Bremen have been elected to DFG Review Boards. The 49 review boards are important advisory bodies when awarding DFG funding.

Picture of a small block of the composite material made from straw, husks, and starch.

Avoiding Packaging Waste with the Help of Mycelium

Mycelium is a fine thread-like network of fungi. It is suitable as a packaging material. A new research project led by BIBA at the University of Bremen focuses on this biodegradable material as well as the production, use, and recycling of packaging.

Gruppe Studierender trifft sich vor der Mensa

University of Bremen Doubly Successful in DAAD Skilled Labor Initiative

With the “Campus Initiative for International Experts,” the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) supports the professional qualification of international students and graduates. Of the 114 projects selected nationwide, two are from the University of Bremen.

Graphic in the different programme: specialist lectures with experts, film screenings and Care-Impro-Theatre as well as a variety of workshops.

Equal Care Day Nordwest 2024: Cares about Caregiving over a Lifetime

On March 14, the network “Equal Care Day Nordwest” invites you to the event “(Ver)Sorge(n) im Lebenslauf in der Region Nord-West.” It will take place from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Jade University of Applied Sciences in Wilhelmshaven, is free of charge, and the first part is online.

A student is looking at her laptop during a lecture

Studying in Bremen and Bremerhaven

At a joint online event, the universities in Bremen State will introduce themselves and provide information about their degree programs and application procedures. The event will take place digitally via zoom on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 from 4 to 6 p.m. Registration is required.

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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.


15. Apr
Vorstellung JupyterHub an der Universität Bremen
15. Apr
"Tian Shan Glaciers: Building Blocks of Socialism in Central Asia, 1930s -1950s", Kolloquium Osteuropa
Ingenieurwissenschaften 3 (IW3), Raum 0330
15. Apr
Zum Sterben schön: Vom Ende der Evolution
Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Lehmkuhlenbusch 4, 27753 Delmenhorst
16. Apr
Europäisch studieren mit YUFE: Open Day
17. Apr
Habitability in Extreme Environment – Selected Design Challenges and Principles
17. Apr
Panel Debate, "The International Politics of the Gaza War", Joel Migdal (University of Washington) & Roy Karadag (InIIS)
17. Apr
"Viel Wirbel um Weser-Wasser"
Kapitel 8, Informationszentrum der Evangelischen Kirche Bremen Domsheide 8, 28195 Bremen
17. Apr
Ringvorlesung | Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur
Rotunde, Cartesium, Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 5, 28359 Bremen & ZOOM
17. Apr
HebammenZentren Bremen – Niedrigschwellige Hebammenversorgung vor Ort
Haus der Wissenschaft
18.25. Apr
Stadtgefühle: Künstlerische Erkundungen von Emotionen und Raum
22. Apr
Info-Veranstaltung: Lehramt studieren an der Uni Bremen
22. Apr
"Russisches Grenzland: Der Vertrag von Nystad und die Teilung der karelischen Landenge, 1700-1743", Kolloquium Osteuropa
Ingenieurwissenschaften 3 (IW3), Raum 0330
23. Apr
Info-Veranstaltung zu politikwissenschaftlichen Master-Programmen
23. Apr
Simon Schaupp, "Stoffwechselpolitik"
InIIS, UNICOM 7.2210
24. Apr
Info-Veranstaltung: Master Management Information Systems (M.Sc.)
Gebäude WiWi 1, Raum A1070
24. Apr
Ringvorlesung | Universelle Eigenschaften des Entscheidens: Information und Struktur
Rotunde, Cartesium, Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 5, 28359 Bremen & ZOOM
24. Apr
Info-Veranstaltung Master Wirtschaftspsychologie (M.Sc.)
25. Apr
Info-Veranstaltung Master Betriebswirtschaftslehre (M.Sc.)
Gebäude WiWi1, Raum A1100
25. Apr
"Wohin steuert Russland?" Gespräch und Diskussion mit Ina Ruck, Kolloquium Osteuropa
Haus der Wissenschaft
29. Apr
"The Restless Generation: Soviet Retirees and the Meanings of Active Old Age, 1950s-1970s", Kolloquium Osteuropa
Ingenieurwissenschaften 3 (IW3), Raum 0330
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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

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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

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.

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.

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