Frauke Meyer, Dr. Torben Möller

Insights for Apprentices: University of Bremen and Nordic Campus Start Cooperation

In October, the University of Bremen and Nordic CAMPUS Bremen will begin a cooperation in the field of vocational training. Director of Finance and Administration of the University of Bremen Frauke Meyer and the managing director of Nordic CAMPUS have signed a cooperation agreement to this effect.

From left to right: Dipl.-Ing. Nils Schnorrenberger (Director of BIS Bremerhaven), Sven Wiebe (Councillor for the Senator for Economy, Ports, and Transformation), Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther, President of the University of Bremen, Manuela Weichenrieder-Rudershausen (facilitator), Eduard Dubbers-Albrecht (President of the Bremen Chamber of Commerce), and Irene Strebl (Councillor for the Senator for Environment, Climate, and Science).

Industrial Mathematics as a Basis for Innovation

The “Model region Industrial Mathematics” (#MOIN) research and transfer project has declared its mission to show who can benefit from industrial mathematics. The project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, had its kickoff in the Digital Hub Industry (DHI).

The steelworks of Arcelor Mittal on the River Weser in Bremen.

Hydrogen Project hyBit Presentation at the Bremen Trade Fair Hydrogen Technology Expo Europe

How can the steel mill at Bremen’s industrial harbor be powered with green hydrogen in the future using electrolysis? The large-scale research project hyBit is investigating this. Those interested can gain information about the project at the Hydrogen Technology Expo Europe conference.

Logo der Universität auf der Glashalle.

Power Restored to All Buildings in Central Campus Area

All buildings and parts of buildings in the Central Campus Area have had power restored as of Wednesday morning. The Mensa cafeteria is expected to reopen on Thursday. On Tuesday morning, an electrical fire occurred during construction work, resulting in a power outage in several buildings.

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Unexpected Addition of Medieval Document at SuUB

Bremen State and University Library has received a late medieval document from Japan for preservation in its historical collections. The document was brought to Bremen by the Japanese native Professor Tatsuo Terada from Hokkaido University Sapporo, who is a German Studies specialist.

Torben Stührmann, Senatorin Kathrin Moosdorf, Staatsrätin Irene Strebl, Professorin Johanna Myrzik

Conference of the North German Federal States on Energy Research

Within the framework of the North German Conference of Science Ministers (NWMK), the major conference on energy research titled "Strong together for the energy transition – impulses for new cooperation between the North German states" took place at the Atlantic Hotel Universum .

Two men and a woman talking, in the background the flags of different countries.

U Bremen Research Alliance Welcomes International Researchers

Around 120 people attended the annual reception for international researchers hosted by the University of Bremen and the twelve other research institutions of UBRA.


Close Strategic Partnership between the Universities of Bremen and Cardiff

Around 30 students from Cardiff University and the University of Bremen are exchanging ideas on the subject of Sustainability & Entrepreneurship and are developing sustainable business ideas. The meetings take place partly online and partly in person. The results will be presented on September 21.

Julia Twachtmann, Bror Giesenbauer, Anna Förster, Detta Sophie Schütz, Guido Schmiemann (v.l.)

The Golden Plietsch: The 2023 Award Winning Projects

With the “Golden Plietsch" award, the University of Bremen Foundation and its sheltered foundations honor ideas promoting greater sustainability and positive urban development in Bremen. This year’s award ceremony took place on Tuesday, September 12 at the House of Science.

Glashalle mit dem Universitätslogo

University of Bremen Involved in the Establishment of a Local Competence Center for Labor Research

A new major collaborative project at the University of Bremen with partners from research, development, and industry has started its work. It is aimed at establishing a local competence center for labor research. The BMBF is providing 9.7 million euros of funding for the project.

Romance studies scholar Julia Borst

European Research Council Starting Grant for Julia Borst

Over a period of five years, the Romance scholar Dr. Julia Borst will investigate how Afro-European communities present themselves in the digital space. She has been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant for this work.

Robot PR2, in the background a woman with microphone

EASE Fall School - Robotics and AI Exchange for PhD Students

From September 11 to 15, the Collaborative Research Center EASE (Everyday Activity Science and Engineering) once again opens its doors for its fall school. More than 100 attendees from all over the world will exchange ideas on the latest developments in AI and robotics.

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Secure Your Place at the University of Bremen Now

The University of Bremen offers attractive degree programs for students who have made up their minds at short notice and enrollment is still possible. Between September 1 and September 15, 2023, there is the opportunity to enroll as a first-year student for many bachelor's degree programs.

PRAXIS Summer Camp

PRAXIS Summer Camp: Students Work on Practical Tasks

63 students from various fields at the University of Bremen, Constructor University, and partner universities are working on a total of 18 projects at the PRAXIS Summer Camp for 21 companies and institutions from the region as well as for a company from England.

Three women are looking at a laptop.

Summer Schools for Women Start Again

From August 16 to 31, female students, specialists, and researchers will meet at the Informatica Feminale and the Engineering Summer School. Some 50 courses are on the program.


University of Bremen wins the Urban Data Challenge

The University of Bremen has won the "Urban Data Challenge." The university impressed the jury with its concept for data-driven improvement of sustainable cycling and micromobility in Hamburg and will receive 40,000 euros for its implementation.

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Better Capture Gender Diversity in Health Research

Gender diversity is still not sufficiently recorded in health research. Researchers at the Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research at the University of Bremen have developed a handout on how to better record gender in surveys.

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New Findings: Arctic Atmosphere Moister and Regional Storm Activity Increasing

A publication on early results from the Collaborative Research Centre (CRC) on climate change in the Arctic has made it onto the cover of the prestigious Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society journal. The University of Bremen is involved in the Transregio (AC)³ CRC.

B-Human won the final against the HTWK Robots from Leipzig with 9:0.

Team from University of Bremen and DFKI wins RoboCup World Championship

76 goals and not a single goal conceded – that is the tally of the Bremen robot soccer players at RoboCup 2023, the world's largest competition for intelligent robotics. This is the tenth time that the Bremen team has won the title, thus underlining its top position in the Standard Platform League.

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Life on the Ocean Floor: “3,688 Meters Below Sea Level” Exhibition at House of Science

The impacts of the climate crisis pose global challenges that present marine researchers with new tasks. The ocean floor plays a significant role in this. It is the focus of an interactive exhibition at the House of Science, which opens on July 20. The exhibition was created by MARUM.


05. Oct
Informationsveranstaltung plan m - Mentoring für MINT-Wissenschaftlerinnen
06. Oct
Tag der Physik / Elektrotechnik
Campus der Universität Bremen
09.13. Oct
Campus Universität Bremen
09. Oct
Podiumsdiskussion: 60 Jahre Atomteststoppabkommen (1963-2023) im Zeichen des russischen Angriffskriegs auf die Ukraine
Haus der Wissenschaft, Sandstraße 4/5, 28195 Bremen
10. Oct
Breaking the Binaries: Diverse & Excellent in Academia? A Film Trilogy Re-thinking Diversity, Gender, and Equity
Rotunde, Cartesium
11.12. Oct
MAPEX Symposium 2023 - Materials for Environmental Engineering - Sensing, control, sustainability
Universität Bremen, LION, Klagenfurter Straße 5, 2839 Bremen
Time : all-day
11. Oct
Ausstellungseröffnung in der SuUB: Bilder einer Stadt. Bremen in alten Reiseführern
Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen
12. Oct
MSI Open
12. Oct
M.Ed. Absolventenfeier
Keksdose großer Hörsaal, HS 2010
12. Oct
Unsichtbares Licht enthüllt verborgene Welten – UV-Fluoreszenz-Fotografie
MARUM I Raum 0180
16.27. Oct
Herbstpraktikum im Technologiepark
bei Unternehmen und Instituten im Technologiepark
Time : all-day
16. Oct
Einführung für Studierende
IW3 0330/ Online http://unihb.eu/Kolloquium
16. Oct
Maschinen, Computer, künstliche Intelligenzen: Was kommt auf uns zu?
20. Oct
Intermediate status of dissertation focusing on channel properties of gallium nitride power transistors
Gebäude NW1, Raum W 1040
23. Oct
"Das rauschende Fest der Ost-West-Verbrüderung"? Konkurrenz, Misstrauen und Skepsis in der amerikanisch-sowjetischen Raumfahrt
IW3 0330/ Online http://unihb.eu/Kolloquium
26.27. Oct
7. Konferenz zum Maritimen Recht
Haus Schütting, Bremer Marktplatz
Time : all-day
26. Oct
Prof. Dr. M. Sentef (ITP Bremen): Die Alchemie des Lichts (und des Nichts) — wie wir Quantenmaterialien gezielt verändern
Hörsaal H3, Geb. NW1, Otto-Hahn-Allee 1, 28359 Bremen
26. Oct
Dieter Senghaas Lecture: "Das Politische im Postkolonialismus heute"
Haus der Wissenschaft, Sandstraße 4-5, 28195 Bremen
27.28. Oct
Uni Start - Semesterbegrüßung
Mensa der Universität Bremen (Eingang über den Boulevard)
30. Oct
Eröffnung der globale° - Festival für grenzüberschreitende Literatur
Rathaus Bremen
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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

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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