Environmental Management System at the University of Bremen

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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.

2030 - The future of mobility in Bremen

Bremen is preparing for the mobility of tomorrow. What does an attractive public transport concept look like? What do people want for the mobility of tomorrow? The people of Bremen are invited to discuss and participate in a survey on the sub-projects of the Transport Development Plan 2025.

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Cycling to work - new campaign from 1 May 2021

The health insurance company AOK and the German Cyclists' Federation (ADFC) are again organising the "Cycle to Work" campaign this year. Participants who cycle to work on at least 20 days during the campaign period from 1 May to 31 August 2021 can win numerous prizes.

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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.