Information for prospective students

The Central Student Advisory Service of the University of Bremen offers detailed information material in cooperation with the Institute of Geography. In addition to the various brochures in printed form, you can access all relevant information on the range of courses on offer and on all formalities relating to enrolment in the Study database. If you have further questions about studying geography that are not answered in the online information, please also contact the departmental student advisory service.

Geography B.Sc./B.A.

Geography combines elements of natural and social sciences into a spatial science that analyses the geo-ecosphere as well as society's demands on space. The subject's unique position as a link between natural and social sciences and the large number of research objects and processes at the interface of human activity and the environment demand close cooperation with numerous related fields.

Urban and Regional Development M.A.

Why study "Urban and Regional Development"? Modern urban societies are particularly affected by socioeconomic change and the opportunities and challenges it brings. With ongoing globalisation and Europeanisation, cities and regions serve as a central focal points for the decisions and behavior of social actors in a variety of ways.

Geography M.Ed.

The Master of Education programme for teacher training in Geography in higher secondary schools (Gymnasien/Oberschulen or Sekundarstufe I and II) builds upon the Bachelor for teacher training in Geography. Within the Master of Education programme specialist training in Geography is continued and teaching methodology is developed by becoming accustomed with and reflecting upon teaching practices (particularly in the second/practical semester).

Physical Geography MSc

The focus of the MSc programme "Physical Geography: Environmental History" lies on the reconstruction of environmental and climate history. The programme conveys an understanding of physical geography, enabling analysis and interpretation of environmental change and evaluation of the effects on the natural world and society in general.