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Environmental Management System at the University of Bremen

  • Wetterstation

    Welcome to our environmental management system

    Social responsibility and environmentally friendly action are important guiding goals of the University of Bremen and an integral part of university teaching, research and administration.

  • Fahrräder am MZH

    Environment and climate protection

    Climate and environmental protection already begins on the way to university

  • Energiezentrale

    Economical use of energy and natural resources

    We are all responsible for maintaining the university campus as a liveable meeting and learning place

Interesting news


On Biodiversity Day, the Nature Conservation Group at the University of Bremen (NUB) invites you to discover natural habitats on campus and in the city. For over a year, part of the campus meadows have been mowed less frequently for the project "Campus Goes Biodiverse", so there is a lot to discover

The Digital Week of the Environment on June 10 and 11, 2021

Frank-Walter Steinmeier and the "Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt" invite you to the Digital Week of the Environment 2021. Under the slogan "This is how the future works!" exciting discussions, attractive exhibitions and specialist programs on important future issues will take place!

Environmental Statement 2021 is online.

The annual Environmental Statement publishes the current environmental program and the environmental goals of the University of Bremen. Numerous interesting information on energy and water consumption and waste generation illustrates the university's measures in climate and environmental protection.

Green Steps - Sustainability in small steps

Have you heard about the new sustainability blog on ZDF television? In entertaining, short articles, sustainability experts Anna Schunk and Shia Su show what we can do in everyday life for environmental protection and sustainability. Be sure to check it out!

Today is "Earth Overshot Day 2021"

This year, "Earth Overshot Day" already happens on July 29. Mankind has used up all the resources that nature can restore in a year in just SEVEN months.


Climate and environmental management of the University of Bremen again positively evaluated

On August 6, the environmental assessment according to EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) successfully took place at the University of Bremen. Like in the last years, the climate and environmental management was again confirmed the excellent work.


From now on we are living beyond our means!

August 22 was Earth Overshot Day this year. Mankind has used up in just eight months only all the resources that nature can restore in a year.

Deutscher Umweltpreis 2020

CO²-reduction gets a price

The German Environmental Award for 2020 is shared by two exemplary projects in climate and environmental protection. The winners of the 500,000 euro award are the economist and climate researcher Prof. Dr Edenhofer and the entrepreneurs Annika and Hugo Sebastian Trappmann.

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Six simple measures against insect decline

Keeping our environment livable is important to us. However, we are often left with the feeling that we have no influence and can do nothing against environmental pollution and species decline. But even with simple measures in everyday life it is possible to help saving the biological diversity.

GreenMatric Klimaschutzranking

Greenmetric climate protection ranking 2020: Bremen University in 20th place worldwide!

Universities and colleges around the world are committed to the sustainable use of natural resources. For a long time, it was difficult to compare the measures taken to reduce the ecological footprint and the results achieved from them.

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EMAS Certification


Since the beginning of 2004, the University of Bremen has been continuously validated under the EMAS (Eco-Management Audit Scheme). With this certificate, the University of Bremen certifies that its environmental performance exceeds the legal requirements.

National Climate Initiative

The University of Bremen had an integrated energy and climate protection concept drawn up in 2015 as part of the 'Climate Protection Initiative of the Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU)'. Integriertes Energie- und Klimaschutz-konzept  The project was funded under the funding code 03KS5333. The climate protection concept contains a catalogue with 30 measures that are to be implemented in the future.


Learning Sustainability

Saving energy in public buildings

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The CHANGE project is an interdisciplinary collaboration examining energy-saving opportunities in electricity consumption and heat-use characteristics in public buildings. The aim is to develop and scientifically test new and effective intervention strategies to promote efficient user behavior.