Coming to Faculty 08

Would you like to study in the field of Social Sciences at the University of Bremen? Are you looking to spend a semester or whole year in Bremen or is your plan the completetion of an internship here? Are you a foreign researcher, lecturer or university employee planning to work in our Faculty or in one of our research institutes? 

The following pages contain information for all foreign visitors:


International students can apply for housing in the Bremen Student Association (Studierendenwerk Bremen) servicing all state-funded higher education institutions in Bremen.

Moreover, you can start your search for your new home online via the web page of the city of Bremen, which will help you locate flatshares and flat vacancies. It is recommended to have a German speaker with you when looking at apartments or signing a contract.

University of Bremen

General information on Germany’s higher education institutions is available here.

For more information on studying and living in Germany, see here.


The City of Bremen

Bremen is located in Northwest Germany with good train connections with Deutsche Bahn – German Rail – to the rest of Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium as well as access to several airports (Bremen Airport, Hamburg Airport, and Hannover Airport). If you are interested in learning more about the City, the Bremen Touristik Zentrale and the Bremen city website provide more information.