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General Studies

In their degree program, "General Studies" is a comprehensive course of study. The range of subjects includes offers of general academic education and career orientation.

The proportion of General Studies offered in degree programs at the University of Bremen is set at 18 to 45 CPs in Section 4 of the General Section of the Bachelor Examination Regulations.

In the sense of profile building against the background of the University's overall teaching profile and in the context of research-based learning, an emphasis is placed on:

  • Acquisition of the knowledge, competences, methods and techniques prerequisites for research-based learning.
  • Acquisition of interdisciplinary generic skills that promote personal autonomy and personality development.
  • Acquisition of profile-forming content, for example, from the fields of science and ethics, gender and diversity.

Foreign language courses, offers for the acquisition of generic skills as well as on the topic of learning techniques and career orientation. An overview of supplemental studies manual

The structure of complementary studies

General Studies (open offers of the Faculties, language courses, interdisciplinary lecture series, gender and diversity studies, sustainability, theater and music)

Foreign languages ​​(language courses, specialized language courses, the self-study program offered by the Center for Foreign Languages)

Generic competences (studying, teaching and learning competences, personal and inter-personal skills)

Studying and career (vocational orientation and preparation)

Downloads und Links

Handbook General Studies WiSe 2019/20 [Download]

Handbook General Studies SoSe 2019 [Download]

General Studies Concept [Download]

Quality Assurance [Download]

Event Directory [Link]

Learning platform Stud.IP [Link]