Studying - and afterwards?
Out of university and into the job! The University of Bremen also offers a wide range of support services for starting a career and for the time after graduation. No matter whether you want to find a job at home or abroad or take up a Master's programme directly after your Bachelor's examination, want to set up your own business or aim for an academic career with a doctorate, the university offers information and advice for every concern. Those seeking advice can contact the Career Center, the internship offices (“Praxisbüros”) of the departments and the BYRD doctoral centre. Academy of Continuing Education offers further qualifications and you can stay in touch with the university through the Alumni der Universität Bremen e.V..
Ready to Join the Professional Ranks
You can talk about your professional interests and job market perspectives and discuss individual qualification goals in personal counseling sessions with the Career Center counselors. You can find event offers for professionally relevant extracurricular skills with which you can prepare yourself in advance for the requirements of professional practice in the online event directory under “Supplementary Degree Courses” and under “Interdisciplinary Study Programs,” as well as under “Events” on the pages of the Career Center.
Are you looking for a student job, a graduate position or a company where you can write your thesis? You can find suitable offers in the Career Center's job and applicant portal. International applicants can find support on our web page "How to apply in Germany". You can find a comprehensive selection of links to national and international internship and job exchanges under “Top Links” on the Career Center website. At the annual internship exchange "Praxisbörse", you will come into personal contact with companies. On the page “The University as an Employer" you will find job offers at the University of Bremen.
Master's Degree Course
The University of Bremen offers approximately 65 different Master's Programs, of which around 35 are in English or in several languages.The proportion of international students is particularly high here. With the concept of "research-based learning", the university offers a close connection to current research and research processes. The study centers of the faculties provide counseling on technical content.
For those who are interested in research-based learning during their studies, a doctorate could be the next qualification goal – structured within the framework of a graduate school or in contact with a doctoral adviser. The Bremen Early Career Researcher Development (BYRD) support center can help. Projects such as e n t e r s c i e n c e - An intersectional project for students of all disciplines and perspektive promotion can provide a decision-making aid for entering the world of research and science.
Mentoring & Coaching
The university’s mentoring and coaching programs make it easier for you to start your professional or academic career, or support you on your further career paths
- ProMentes (only in german available)
- navigare Career Coaching for Women in Science
- Perspektive Promotion
- plan m - mentoring in science
Welcome to Bremen
Bremen braucht alle Köpfe (“Bremen needs all the brains”) is a program of the state of Bremen that supports foreign graduates in their job search in Bremen. The University of Bremen additionally supports and accompanies this with its own offers from the Welcome Center for international scientists. Students can get counseling on internships and career entry in the Career Center.
Would you like to continue your education after your studies or during your professional career? The Academy of Continuing Education at the University of Bremen offers a wide range of opportunities for continued learning: individual modules on current topics, seminars and continuing education courses with a certificate, guest auditor programs, and part-time master’s degree courses. The LIFE module course (only in german available) enables professionals to take part in regular apprenticeship modules, take examinations, and earn credit points.
Keeping in Touch
No, the Alumni Network is not just about reliving stories from the past. Instead, former students (alumnus is Latin for “former pupil”) meet there and exchange contacts, experiences, and views of their current (professional) world. Information events, company explorations, celebrations, expert discussions, and discourses with those responsible at the University of Bremen or in Bremen’s society are part of the program. Further advantages of membership are discounts and continued use of your university mail account.