Practice-Oriented Studies

Theory into practice text on a blackboard
Theory into practice text on a blackboard

In addition to practice-oriented teaching and research, the university offers you counseling and support in practical and career orientation as well as in the organization of your degree.

The Career Center, as well as the Career Orientation Offices of each Faculty support you in making important decisions such as job and career planning at home and abroad, the connections between your courses, career fields, and the necessary qualification requirements for these, as well as the planning of individual qualification and further education.

Career Orientation Offices and Career Orientation Officers of the Faculties

Career Orientation Offices ("Praxisbüros")

available in German only

Career orientation offices (Praxisbüros) support students in preparing, planning and carrying out an internship. In addition, students find help for their professional orientation in career orientation offices. They are also contact points for employers who want to offer internships. (available in German only:

Career Orientation Officers

available in German only

Career orientation officers, also called internship officers or module officers for the internship, usually take over the supervision of non-university (mandatory) internships and decide on the recognition of the respective internships. (available in German only:

Vocational Support Services

The Career Center is a joint institution of the University of Bremen and the Bremen-Bremerhaven branch of the Federal Employment Agency. Students who want to prepare for their career entry during their studies, graduates, and research assistants on their way into a professional career will find support in the Career Center.

For whom does the Career Center provide counseling? What topics can be part of the counseling? You will find answers to these questions on the counseling pages of the Career Center.

In addition to counseling, the Career Center offers informational events and workshops for further qualification that will facilitate your transition to the working world.

With well over 800 local committees in 100 countries, the AIESEC is the largest international student organization. In Germany, the AIESEC is represented at more than 50 universities and technical colleges. The AIESEC offers students worldwide 5,500 intensive experiences abroad every year, over 7,700 challenging management tasks, and the opportunity to establish a global network with other students, young professionals, companies and organizations during their studies.


The BRIDGE initiative offers information and guidance from the initial idea to business start-up.


Researchers with a migration background are clearly underrepresented in proportion to students with similar backgrounds. Subject-related inhibitions and structural hurdles make it difficult for this group of people to pursue an academic career – this applies in particular to women. To counteract these difficulties, the project “e n t e r s c i e n c e” aims to increase the proportion of students with a migrant background in the central scientific structure on a gender parity basis.


The HIB (Hochschulinformationsbüro) at the University of Bremen provides counseling and information on application procedures and career entry, labor and social security issues, Hartz IV for students and graduates, scholarships from the Hans Böckler Foundation, and other topics.

The university office has moved: from now on you will find the HIB here:
aib (Arbeitswissenschaftliches Institut Bremen)
Hochschulring 40
28359 Bremen


The IASTE is an international association that organizes internships abroad for students of technical, scientific, agricultural, and forestry studies. In addition to the placement of internships (and in some cases long-term employment), the IAESTE also supports its interns with country-specific entry formalities and organizes accommodations and a leisure program in the host country.


The “Praxisbörse” job fair brings students, companies, and institutions together. Once a year in summer, employers have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the almost 20,000 students of the University of Bremen and other visitors to the fair.

Companies and institutions are given the opportunity to present at at their own booth or give lectures to a broader audience. Students can seek direct contact with personnel decision-makers or prepare for practical experience in application workshops and application folder checks. All services for students and visitors are free of charge.

ProMentes” is the career-oriented mentoring program of the University of Bremen for students and graduates of the social sciences and humanities, international students, and graduates from STEM subjects.


With the writing portal, we - the Writing Portal Team of faculties 9 and 10 - would like to draw your attention to the various writing advice services offered by the University of Bremen and invite you to take advantage of them in connection with your writing projects, if necessary. We would like to give you the opportunity to contact student writing coaches directly via chat to consider ways of working on your text jointly.

To get you off to a good start in your writing projects, not to lose perspective while writing them, and to be able to complete and submit them, we have outlined the different phases of a writing process in short texts and provided you with specific writing methods. You will find various workshops to help you strengthen your writing and language skills. We have also bundled literature and compiled online materials for you to browse through.

The Studierwerkstatt teaches work and learning techniques for successful degree completion. Here you will receive the interdisciplinary tools that will take you smoothly through your degree program – from the orientation course when you begin your undergraduate degree, right through to your master's thesis. As a central institution of the university, our task to provide support to students in the acquisition of learning techniques and methods in the following areas:

• Scientific methods and academic writing
• Organization of studies and exam preparation
• Learning at the University
• Communication, i.a. facilitation and presentation
• Promoting student learning as tutors and coaches

The ZMML provides video portals for mobileLecture (live and studio recordings of face-to-face lectures), e-lectures (video learning units for BlendedLearning scenarios), eGeneral Studies (video-based online lectures in the field of General Studies), and learning videos.

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