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What Next after Studying

The final decision about what to do after graduation can only be made once your exams are over. But it makes sense to be aware of the options available to you beforehand. The University of Bremen will support you wherever it can, regardless of whether you take a master degree directly after completing your bachelor degree, start an internship at home or abroad, find a suitable position, set yourself up in business or launch an academic career with a doctorate. You will receive advice and information from the Practice Offices in the Faculties, the Career Center, in the Mentoring Program “Focus on Career Entry” as well as in BYRD doctorate center. Further training is offered by the Academy for Continuing Education, and keeping in contact is best done through the Community Bremen alumni network.

Fit for the Job

With the counselor of the Career Center , you can discuss your professional interests and labor market perspectives in personal counseling sessions and discuss individual qualification goals. Event offerings for job-relevant extra-proficiency skills, which you can use to prepare yourself for the requirements of professional practice at an early stage, can be found in the Online Event Directory under Interdisciplinary Study Programs and Under Events on the Career Center pages .

Internship & Job

You want or need to have work? Preferably something that advances your studies or at least doesn’t interfere with them? Are you looking for a job or company where you can write your thesis? Everything can be found in the job and application portal. And at the annually held Praxisbörse you can even get into personal contact with companies.

Doctoral Studies

To whom it has done the researching learning in the study, for a doctorate could be the next qualification goal - structured in the context of a graduate school or in contact with a supervisor. Bremen Young Research Development BYRD helps. Offers such as enter science (for undergraduate and graduate doctorates can provide a guide to entry into the world of research and science.

Continuing Education

You would like to continue your education after your studies or during your farming activity? The Academy for Continuing Education of the University of Bremen offers a variety of opportunities for further learning: individual modules on current topics, seminars and continuing education courses with certificate completion, guest program and part time and career supporting masters programs. The new Life module allows students to take part in modules from regular teaching, taking exams and earn credit points.

Mentoring & Coaching

The university's mentoring programs and coaching programs make it easier for you to start a career, get involved in a scientific career or support your career path.

Welcome in Bremen

Bremen needs all the brains it can get" is a program initiated by the state of Bremen that helps foreign students to find employment on completion of their studies in Bremen. The University of Bremen provides additional support through its own programs, such as as the Welcome Center for International Scholars and  “Mind the Gap” for international Students.

Master's Degrees

The University of Bremen offers more than 50 different master's programs, 15 of which are delivered in English and a further 20 in other foreign languages. There is a high proportion of international students and close links to various research groups. The study centers provide advice and information on subject-specific content.

Staying in Touch: Alumni Network

The Alumni Network is not just about relating experiences from the past, but an opportunity for former students to get together again (Alumnus = Latin for “former pupil”) and exchange contacts, experiences and views of their current (professional) world. Information events, visits to companies, celebrations, expert discussions and discourse with members of the University’s leadership or prominent members of Bremen citizenry are all part of the program. Further advantages of membership include discounts and further use of a university mail account.