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New and Appealing: Astrophysics and Space Travel Degree

The University of Bremen has launched a new Master in Astrophysics and Space Sciences degree course together with three other European institutions. Roughly 25 young people will specialize in the fields of astrophysics and space travel. Bremen offers ideal conditions for this.

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What Makes a City Dementia Friendly? Send Us Your Photos

The Institute of Public Health and Nursing Research at the University of Bremen is investigating how neighborhoods can assist or create barriers for people with dementia and in which exact locations. Those providing care to relatives can take part by sending photos or voice messages.

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Statement on Iran

The University of Bremen condemns the violent attacks against peaceful demonstrators in Iran and joins the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) in condemning the violence against students and university staff in Iran.

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An Exchange between Academia and Politics: Social Policy Forum

The German Institute for Interdisciplinary Social Policy Research (DIFIS) of the Universities of Bremen and Duisburg-Essen is hosting the forum of the Fördernetzwerks Interdisziplinäre Sozialpolitikforschung (FIS) and the Social Policy Biennale from October 5 to 7, 2022 in Bremen.

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Learning Languages in the Winter Semester – in Class or on Your Own

If you want to refresh your language skills or learn a completely new language, you will find many opportunities at the Language Centre. Courses will be offered for 19 languages. A Ukrainian course is a new addition. Most of the courses will take place in person again.


Even Deeper insights into Media Activity

The Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) at the University of Bremen has published a comprehensive update of its scientific research software. The apps developed provide insights into people’s media activities and the resulting digital traces.


More than €500,000 for AI Research with Quantum Systems

Machine learning and artificial-intelligence (AI) methods are now used in many areas of life. Two projects at the university’s Institut für Theoretische Physik are researching machine learning with quantum systems and quantum photonics. They are now receiving more than €500,000 in funding.

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CAMPUS CITY: The University Is Coming to Town

In October, the University of Bremen is putting on lectures, workshops, and exhibitions throughout the city. From October 10 to 23, the second edition of CAMPUS CITY will feature events covering a wide range of topics from the world of science and academia. Tickets are available online.


SuUB Awarded the Open Library Badge

The Bremen State and University Library (SuUB) places great importance in providing open services for users, academia, and the general public. This is why it is committed to the openness criteria. The Open Library Badge (OLB) initiative has now awarded the SuUB the Open Library Badge.

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Outstanding Language Promotion: Two Awards from the Joachim Herz Foundation

Success for two University of Bremen projects in the Joachim Herz Foundation competition: the prizes for outstanding commitment to language development in the categories of children and young adults aged 10 to 16 and 17 to 25 respectively go to the Faculty of Pedagogy and Educational Sciences.


Bremen Participates in Research Flights over Canada

Methane is produced by oil and gas extraction, coal mining, landfills, farming, wetlands, and thawing permafrost areas. But what are the exact numbers for each source? To find out, the HALO research aircraft has been operating over Canada – with researchers from the University of Bremen on board.

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Geoengineering Could Destabilize Tropical Peat Soils

The earth is warming up at an increasing rate. In her research on reducing carbon dioxide (CO2), Dr. Alexandra Klemme from the University of Bremen discovered that “enhanced weathering” – which, until now, has been considered a promising method – is not suitable for tropical peat soils.

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Researching Society Together

In the citizen science project “GINGER – Researching Society Together,” citizens and academics are jointly conducting research on the topic of social cohesion. The local project meetings will begin on September 29, 2022, in Klub Dialog. Those interested are invited to participate.


Hackathon: Bringing Maritime Navigation Instruments to Life

Seaman’s Gear: a two-day hackathon on October 8 and 9, 2022, aims to breathe new virtual life into historical maritime navigation instruments. The organizers are MAPEX, the German Maritime Museum – Leibniz Institute for Maritime History, and the Bremen University of Applied Sciences.

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“Places Available for Master‘s Degree

In cooperation with the Chamber of Labour, the University of Bremen is offering a master’s degree in “Work – Advice – Organization” with three certificate programs. There are still places available on the course which starts in the beginning of October. Applications are possible at short notice.

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Transparent and Fair Appointment Negotiations

The German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (DHV) has awarded the University of Bremen the seal of approval for fair and transparent appointment negotiations for a further five years. This means the university has successfully passed the re-audit procedure for the second time.

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Mariano Chiacchiarini Is the University of Bremen’s New Director of Music

The University of Bremen has a new Director of Music. Mariano Chiacchiarini took up his position in September 2022 and now leads the choir and orchestra. The internationally renowned, multi-award-winning conductor was previously Director of Music at the University of Trier for eleven years.


From Bremen to the Stars: Astronomical Society Annual Meeting

From September 12 to 16, the University of Bremen is hosting the Annual Meeting of the German Astronomical Society – AG (Astronomische Gesellschaft). Under the theme “Astronomy from Ground to Space,” participants will discuss the latest findings in astrophysics, focusing on space-based astronomy. …

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hyBit: New Large-Scale Hydrogen Research Project Launched in Bremen

Hydrogen is seen as the “energy carrier of tomorrow.” But the path to an efficient hydrogen economy is complex and requires excellent scientific research. The large-scale hyBit hydrogen research project coordinated by the university is receiving almost 30 million euros in funding for the purpose.

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Making Better Use of Smartwatches and Smartglasses at Work

As part of a joint project, the University of Bremen developed a privacy management system for personalized assistance systems such as smartwatches and smartglasses. The results will be presented at the Bremen Parliament House on August 31.


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