Learning & Teaching

Sustainability Studies

Sustainability is at the heart of learning and teaching at the University of Bremen: This involves, on the one hand, taking a scientific approach to the issue of sustainability with numerous projects and, on the other hand, constantly reviewing the university’s own actions to ensure that they are in line with environmental, social, and economic sustainability.

Courses on Sustainability and Further Training

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Virtual Academy of Sustainability

The Virtual Academy of Sustainability provides fundamental knowledge on sustainability. Openly accessible to all, the academy offers learning videos from a variety of disciplines, from the fields of communication studies to economics to psychology. The courses are on the OnCourse virtual platform and consist mainly of learning videos.

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Environment- and Sustainability-Related Courses

All disciplines at the University of Bremen regularly offer courses related to environmental and sustainability issues. You can find a list of these on the Environmental Management website. Enrollment in these seminars and lectures can be done via Stud.IP.

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The Continuing Education Program “Fit in STEM: Environment – Energy – Sustainability”

With the “Fit in STEM” model project, the Academy of Continuing Education has laid the cornerstone for persons re-entering the workforce after taking parental leave or being unemployed. Due to the great demand, this offer will be continued in the future. The Academy of Continuing Education offers not only the Environment – Energy – Sustainability program, but also other programs that contribute to achieving these goals, one of them being the “Software Development and Software Engineering” program, which is aimed specifically at persons with a migratory background.



Academic Consultation

The Central Student Advisory Service (ZSB) provides information on possible degree programs, the application procedure, and other questions.

Phone: 0421 218-61160
Email: zsb@uni-bremen.de
Website: https://www.uni-bremen.de/en/zsb


Faces of the University of Bremen

In the up2date online magazine, students talk about their commitment to promoting sustainability at the University of Bremen


Have you heard of ... the Green Office?

Tugay is a student at the University of Bremen and works at the Green Office advocating a sustainable university. In an interview with the up2date online magazine, he talks about how the start was, what projects are in the pipeline, and what he would like to see in the future.

Michel Joswig

“Sustainability Is a Way of Life”

Making university life more sustainable – that is one of student Michel Thorin Joswig’s major concerns. He is involved in the “Bremen Goes Sustainable” project, in which students can get active. In an interview with the up2date online magazine, he explains why he does this and what the students have already achieved up2date.

Julia Broderius

Students for Future “There Is Currently a Culture Change Taking Place at the University of Bremen”

Julia Broderius is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is an elected member of the student representation on the Commission for Sustainability, Climate Justice, and Climate Neutrality of the Academic Senate (AS). Dominik Lange is pursuing a master’s degree in Philosophy, is a speaker for higher education policy in the AStA student union, and a member of the AS. Both are members of Students for Future. Climate protection and sustainability are very important to them. In an interview with up2date, they give an assessment of the current state of sustainability issues at the University of Bremen.