Starting your studies

Welcome to the University of Bremen. After admission and during your studies you will need a lot of information – not only technical, but also regarding certain formalities: semester dates, seminars, exams and much more. On these pages you will find the most important information you are likely to need while studying and beyond.




You can create your study timetable with the help of the online Course Catalog. But guest students with an interest in academic topics can also get information here and take part in seminars and lectures. The range of courses is being constantly updated and the entries are frequently annotated. The courses are sorted alphabetically by subject or subject area. In addition, you will also find many cross-disciplinary opportunites.


Flexibility in Studying

Those who are not very flexible in terms of time, e.g. by caring for relatives, illness or bringing up children, need more flexible study conditions in order to be able to complete their studies successfully at their own pace and without unnecessarily prolonging their study time. We have compiled all the important information and recommendations on the subject of flexible study for you.



All important information about examinations: Examination registration, recognition, disadvantage compensation, examination regulations and forms.



Here you will find information and forms that may be important during your studies: Ranging from change of address, applying for leave of absence, to feedback and de-registration.


Additional Offers

From languages, sports, music and theater, work and study techniques, to additional job qualifications: Here you will find what you are looking for beyond your study subject.


Introduction to Studies

Get off to a successful start in your studies: Click here to go to the Uni-Start-Portal. This is the portal for all new students where you can get information about preparation courses, orientation week, creating timetables and all other information you are likely to need at the start. In addition, you will also find special information for international (exchange) students.


Practice-oriented Studies

A successful transition into professional life is not only based on professional competences and good university achievement, but also on practical work skills. So it makes sense to gain practical experience during your studies. The University of Bremen helps you to design your studies in a hands-on way and professionally orient yourself during your studies.


Studies Abroad

A stay abroad, whether in the form of an internship or a semester spent studying abroad, is extremely valuable for your career path and can be incorporated into all our undergraduate programs. If you are planning a stay abroad or just want to know about your options, then you are at the right place here.


International Students

The International Office provides all necessary information for international students at the University of Bremen on these pages. Whether learning German, needing help and support during your studies or working and living in Bremen: You will find the information you need for your stay in Bremen.