A student in the lecture hall.

That's us

The faculty 2 Biology/ Chemistry sees itself as a research center for both basic as well as applied research in the areas of Biology and Chemistry. Our study programs are research oriented and specialize in developing the key competences students require for future university and non-university career fields.


Studies, Research and more

Studierende sitzen vor dem Eingang der Bibliothek.

Study programs

Bachelor programs

International master's programs

International master's program in cooperation with the Faculty 5 Geosciences

International master's program in cooperation with the Faculties 1-5

Eine Person bei der Arbeit an einem Mikroskop.

Further services

Contents in German only.

Eine Gruppe von Kleinkindern mit bunten Jacken und Rucksäcken.

Offerings for pupils and teachers

Contents in German only.


  • Biology Didactics: Teaching-Learning-Laboratory (BASCI)
  • Biology Didactics: Education for sustainable development (GraphIt)


  • Chemistry Didactics: Laboratory for pupils (Freiex)
  • Chemistry: Laboratory for pupils
  • Chemistry: Teacher trainings

We participate in ...


Markus Rohdenburg discusses improved FEBID processes with collaboration partner Lisa McElwee-White from the University of Florida (Gainesville) on the occasion of a symposium in Modena (Italy).
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Former IAPC member Dr. Markus Rohdenburg receives Bremen Thesis Award 2021

Electron beams are a precise tool to fabricate 3D structures with sizes in the sub-10 nm regime. The underlying chemical processes are the subject of the PhD thesis by Dr. Markus Rohdenburg who receives one of the 2021 Bremen Thesis Awards.

work under the microscope
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University of Bremen Receives Millions in Funding for Technology Transfer

It is an important step from basic research to technology transfer: The EU will provide Professor Rita Groß-Hardt and her team, together with KWS - one of the world's leading plant breeding companies, and potato breeder Aardevo, with highly regarded funding of around 2.5 million euros.

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Climate Change Is Endangering Biodiversity in Hedges

Northern and Western Europe are characterized by hedge landscapes. A Europe-wide study, in which the University of Bremen is involved, has investigated the effect of the climate and care on biodiversity in said hedges. The result: Climate change has an effect here too.

Homesteads in smallholder agriculture at the Kavango river

Bacteria for Sustainable Use of Teak in Africa

A team from the University of Bremen has discovered bacteria whilst carrying out research in Africa that may help to cultivate the popular teak tree. That is an important contribution to more sustainable local use of the valuable timber.

RESBIOS - new project under Horizon 2020 programme

The activities within the project will result in institutional changes in five key areas of RRI, e.g. social engagement, education, gender equality, open access, ethics.

Home countries of the master students

Master Welcome Event

Freshers of all international master programs in the Faculty 2 Biology/ Chemistry 2 were given a warm welcome on Wednesday, October 9, 2019.

ICYMARE 24.-27.09.2019 in Bremen

From 24 to 27 September 2019, the University of Bremen is hosting the first ICYMARE - International Conference for Young MArine REsearchers. The new international conference will bring together up to 300 participants and is a great opportunity to hear about as well as to discuss the latest research

[Translate to English:] Foto Giglio Island (Italien)

Marine Biology Excursion to Giglio Island (Italy) in August/ September 2019

Students from Bremen University join an excursion to Isola del Giglio, Italy, to study the marine ecology of the Mediterranean. Read the daily posts written by the participants of the course!

Visitors at the faculty's stand

Open Campus 2019

Considerable interest in Biology and Chemistry

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First researcher, then mother - and what happens afterwards?

Special offer on the occasion of the International Women's Day on 8th March 2019: Exchange of experiences at the university for mothers (and fathers), organized by the team members of Starbios

How to find us

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How to find us

Faculty 2 of the University of Bremen is (for the most part) located in the building NW2, blocks A/B and C, in Leobener Straße.

Getting here

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