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The kompass Podcast!

The time has come! Our first podcast episode is online! Our first topic: exam period! Two of our students talk about their experiences and tips. In this episode we also interviewed a learning coach from the Studierwerkstatt. He will also give you some helpful tips on how to get through the exam period! If you have any further questions for the learning coaches, please do not hesitate to contact them. 

Feel free to share our podcast with your friends and fellow students! You can find the podcast on Spotify and Anchor.
Have fun listening! 

Podcast Selfmanagement for internationale students in Corona times

Podcast of the Psychological Counselling Center

The Psychological Counselling Center has released the English podcast "Self management for International Students in Corona Times." So if you're feeling overwhelmed and need some tips to better handle the whole situation, be sure to listen in!!

In this podcast, the Psychological Counseling Center wants to give international students some ideas on strategies for self-management and psychological well-being in Corona times.

In the 1st episode, some tips for a good work structure and a healthy work-life balance are given.

Episode 2 will talk about the difficulty of having unrealistically high expectations of yourself and how to deal with it.

The 3rd episode focus on stress management and ways to learn to relax.

The 4th episode deals with experiencing a crisis and ways to deal with it.

You can find the podcast on the website of the Studierendenwerk.


Information for students - Corona

Here you can find some information for students about your studies, exams, deadlines etc. during Corona. For example, you can extend your deadlines for the bachelor or master thesis and submit them online. The general Corona website of the University of Bremen can be found here.

The official Corona website of the International Office with all information (entry, quarantine, financial support etc.) for international students and researchers can be found here.

Refund of the semester ticket fee

Hardship cases - Refund of the semester ticket fee

Students who are eligible to apply can now apply at the AStA for a refund of their semester ticket fee. All further important information and the application form can be found here under “Hardship cases” (english version below!).

Important: They can only approve applications as long as these funds are sufficient, there is no legal claim to reimbursement!

Please read all information carefully!

Interim financial aid

Interim financial aid funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Students who can prove that they are in acute distress due to the corona pandemic can apply for interim aid from November 2020 to March 2021.

Find more information and the application (from 20th of November) here.

Also more information can be found here


About kompass

kompass is a team in the International Office at the University of Bremen that carries out international and intercultural projects. Our programs and events bring foreign and German students together. We provide orientation, broaden horizons, highlight points in common, and build bridges for your professional future. Friendly, welcoming, and open for all!