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!
The Student Communities and project groups supported by kompass are vivid examples of the cultural diversity that shapes campus life at the University of Bremen. They help make our international students feel welcome - almost like home away from home. At the same time, they foster communication among students of other nations and thus make an important contribution towards international understanding and integration.
The Communities and project groups currently supported by kompass: Bangladesh Community Bremen, Cameroonian Community in Bremen e.V.(CCB), Chinese Student Community in Bremen, Ghanaian Students in Bremen, Guenian Students Association in Bremen, Indonesian Student Community Bremen, Islamic Student Association (IHB), ISAB (Indian Students Association Bremen), Ivorian Community (Elfenbeinküste), Nigerian Community, Pakistan Students Association at University of Bremen (PSA), Turkish students in Bremen (TSB)
The Study Buddy program helps international students find their way around Bremen quickly. You can build new friendships, practice foreign languages and gain international contacts.
You can find more information here!
Once a month we discover different places together in Bremen. We have already been in the Bürgerpark, at the Christmas Market and did a scavenger hunt on campus.
Keep an eye on our calendar and our social media pages to not miss a Happy Places tour.
Here you can find our podcast series:
2) How I met my WG: the culture of student living in Bremen.
3) International Family Affairs: Stories of Homesickness, Hope and Help.
4) Exam Period.
Available on all podcast platforms:
International students can receive a scholarship for voluntary work in the international context of the University of Bremen (at kompass, for example) from the DAAD's STIBET program.
Have foreign nationality
Received university entrance qualification outside of Germany
Are enrolled at the University of Bremen (degree-seeking)
Did volunteer work in the international communities in the last semester
No other scholarship for the same period of time (April/May 2023)
No contract as a student assistant for the same period of time (April/May 2023)
The form for application can be found here.
Applications of kompass communities must be submitted via the head of the community. Please send the filled out form (signed, via email) with a scan of the matriculation document and a scan of ID/passport to:
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Deadline: 14th of April 2023.
HIST Bremen - Here you will find an overview of support services in financial emergencies, advice on legal issues, community events, counseling for mental health problems and more. For more information click here.
In Kasper's Blog you can find impressions of Bremen and its districts. He reports on how he experiences the city as an 18-year-old adolescent and takes us into his world.
On the Study Buddy page you can read his impressions of different parts of the city
Advice for international students, international graduates and international academic staff can be found on the Career Center page.
Contact: Rebekah Cramer (email@example.com).
Further information: https://www.uni-bremen.de/career-center/angebote/team-career-center
The BRIDGE team is available for advice on all aspects of setting up a business or startup.
Further information: http://www.bridge-online.de/bridge.html
Here you can find the presentation from the orientation week with all important links.
Virtual Campus Tour
kompass info flyer:
Dr. Jutta Paal
Events & Social Media
Mariana Mota Barroso
Nusrat Jahan Tamanna