The International Office provides a wide range of services for international students to assist them before and during their stay in Bremen. It coordinates activities, provides valuable advice, and refers to further available programs and institutions.
Telephone: +49 421 218-60360
kompass is a group at the International Office of the University of Bremen, which realizes numerous international and intercultural projects. The diverse programs and events, such as the Study Buddy program, facilitate connecting international and German students, provide orientation, and help international students to quickly settle into Bremen.
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Newcomer Service for Exchange Students
The Newcomer Service of the International Office is intended for all international exchange students from our international partner universities that come to the University of Bremen as part of an exchange program (for example, ERASMUS or international cooperation worldwide).
Email: newcomerprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de Telephone: +49 421 218-60375
While learning German, you can enroll as a preparation student at the University of Bremen. As a preparation student, you can enjoy many student benefits, such as having a student ID, a semester ticket, being able to eat in the Mensa cafeteria at the cheaper student rate. It also allows you to get to know the university.
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HERE - Higher Education Refugees Entrance
HERE offers counseling for refugees who plan to study in Bremen or Bremerhaven. It is a joint office of all state universities in Bremen and Bremerhaven, and is located on the campus of the University of Bremen.
Das Welcome Center der U Bremen Research Alliance unterstützt internationale Wissenschaftler*innen und deren Familien bei der Planung und Durchführung ihres Aufenthaltes in Bremen, unabhängig von Dauer und Finanzierung des Aufenthalts.
Download the arrival checklist here. Further information on formalities, such as visas, residence permits, or bank accounts can be found here.
Email: welcomecenterprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de Telephone: +49 421 218-60381/60382