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Introduction to Studies

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Getting off to a good start!

Be as well-prepared as possible! The many events we organize for freshers are a help: For example, the orientation week where the subjects introduce themselves, or the range of preparatory courses and events. Also visit the Info-Börse (information exchange) and find out about student support options.



Central Student Advisory Service
VWG, ground floor

Advisory hours:
Mon, Tue, Thu 9-12 a.m., Wed 2-4 p.m.

+49 (0) 421 218-61160
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Newcomer service for exchange students

The newcomer service of the International Office takes care of nominated international exchange students from our international partner universities (e.g. ERASMUS, Overseas Cooperation, ERASMUS Mundus).

The newcomer service organizes a three-weeks orientation program with an intensive German language course, information sessions and lots of other events.



International Office
Newcomer Service


Cornelia Krain

Tel.: +49 421 218-60375

Kompass programs for international students

kompass is a team in the International Office of the University of Bremen that realizes international and intercultural projects. Our programs and events bring international students together with their fellow German students.

They provide orientation, broaden horizons, increase awareness of commonalities, and build bridges into the professional future. Friendly, welcoming and open to all!



International Office


Dr. Jutta Paal

Tel. +49 421-218-60363