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Gruppenfoto Preisträgerinnen und Preisträger
© BRIDGE / Frank Pusch
News no.: 162 |

CAMPUSiDEEN 2018 Projects Recognized

In the CAMPUSiDEEN start-up competition, the winners from the “Business Ideas” and “Business Plans” categories have been selected – four of them are from the University of Bremen. They were recognized on September 19, 2018, during a ceremony at the Chamber of Commerce.

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Ruine des Diakonissenhauses und Bunker BK6 im Hintergrund
© Kulturhaus Walle
News no.: 161 |

Exhibition on the History of the High-Rise Bunker in Walle

Students present their research on the high-rise bunker in Walle. “Der Bunker, der auf Bremen schaut. Kriegskrankenhaus, Atombunker, Kulturclub” (the bunker overlooking Bremen. Wartime hospital, nuclear bunker, cultural club.) exhibition will open on September 15 and will run until October 12, 2018.

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getaute Eisfläche auf dem Meer
News no.: 2018030 |

Arctic Ocean Loses a Substantial Amount of Sea Ice

When the Arctic sea ice stops melting this September, the ice cover is expected to have melted to an extent of 4.4 million square kilometers. This is reported by scientists from the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), and the University of Bremen.

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Portrait einer schönen Frau
© Kai Uwe Bohn / Universität Bremen
News no.: 160 |

Kerstin Schill Becomes the New Rector of the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg

Professor Kerstin Schill, head of the institute of Cognitive Neuroinformatics at the University of Bremen since 2003, will become the new rector of the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) in Delmenhorst on October 1, 2018. She is succeeding neurobiologist Professor Reto Weiler.

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Kinder sitzen im Hörsaal
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 159 |

Lecture Hall instead of School: More than 1,300 Students Visit the University

In September, more than 1,300 students visit the University of Bremen. At the invitation of institutes and institutions on campus, they will deal with central questions in the fields of climate protection, marine research, application-oriented mathematics, and space travel. 

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Gruppe von Schülern vor Labtop
© Daniel Ernst/
News no.: 157 |

International Conference on Education and School in Transnational Relationships

"Failing Identities, Schools, and Migrations – Teaching in (Trans-)National Constellations” will be the topic of a conference at the University of Bremen from October 26 to 28 October, 2018.

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Alte Frau und junge Pflegerin
© Kzenon/
News no.: 155 |

Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Supports Nursing Training Project

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) will provide funding of 366,000 euros for a project under the direction of Professor Ingrid Darmann-Finck at the Institut für Public Health und Pflegeforschung. The study examines subjective training courses for nursing trainees.

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Farbige Zeichnung, die Familiensezene am Esstisch zeigt.
© Privatbesitz der Familie Arna
News no.: 154 |

Exhibition Opening in the SuUB: “Marions Buch”

The State and University Library Bremen (SuUB) invites you to the exhibition “Marions Buch” (“Marion’s book”). At 6 p.m. on Friday, September 7, 2018, Director Maria Elisabeth Müller opens the show in the foyer with humorous watercolor drawings “Ach schau, und wer küsst mir?” from 1936.

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Der Raum der Stille an der Universität Bremen
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 153 |

Everything Neutral, Right?

With the panel discussion “Everything Neutral, Right? Ideological Diversity at Higher Education Institutions,” the University of Bremen is participating in the sixth Bremen Integration Week. The event takes place on September 6, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. in the Haus der Wissenschaft.

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Mann erhält eine rot-goldene Rolle von einer Gruppe von Würdenträgern
© Universität Miskolc
News no.: 152 |

Bernhard Karpuschewski Receives Honorary Doctorate in Hungary

Professor Bernhard Karpuschewski has been awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Miskolc for his outstanding scientific achievements. This also honored his long-standing cooperation with the Hungarian university.

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Logo der Universität Bremen
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 151 |

University of Bremen Conferences in September 2018

The conferences held in September at the University of Bremen will cover topics such as biodiversity, metrology, and algebra.

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Professorin Antje Boetius
© Kerstin Rolfes / AWI
News no.: 2018029 |

Professor Antje Boetius Receives German Environmental Award 2018

Scientist Antje Boetius will receive the German Environmental Award 2018. The professor is Vice Director of MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen and Director of the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) in Bremerhaven.

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Drei Roboter spielen Fußball
© Peter Schulz, B-Human, Universität Bremen / DFKI GmbH
News no.: 150 |

Alumni Association Invitation to the Summer Party in Überseestadt

The alumni association of the University of Bremen is inviting guests to the traditional summer party on August 24. Among those attending are Senator of Science Eva Quante-Brandt and the robot soccer players of the University of Bremen and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence.

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Liegende Gallionsfigur
© Niels Hollmeier/DSM
News no.: 149 |

What a Splinter of Wood Reveals about a Figurehead

The MAPEX Center for Materials and Processes of the University of Bremen is participating in the “Der Zahn der Gezeiten – Maritime Schätze unter der Lupe” exhibition at the German Maritime Museum (DSM) in Bremerhaven for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The opening is on August 19, 2018.

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Frau spricht zu Studierenden
© Michael Ihle/Universität Bremen
News no.: 148 |

Flexible Adult Education with the LIFE Module Course

The University of Bremen is breaking new ground in adult education: with the LIFE module course, those interested can take part in selected modules from the courses on offer, sit examinations, and acquire credit points. Registrations can be submitted until September 15, 2018.

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Professor Friedhelm Hase
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 147 |

Law Professor Appointed to Federal Joint Committee

Professor Friedhelm Hase, expert for health law at the University of Bremen, was appointed deputy chairman of the Federal Joint Committee in July. The committee decides on which specific care measures should be provided to those insured by statutory health insurance.

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Junge Leute
© Michael Ihle/Universität Bremen
News no.: 146 |

Three Weeks’ Experience: Business and IT Students at Camp

Hard at work despite the heat: 54 students are currently involved in the second summer camp of the Faculty of Economics. For three weeks, 16 teams in 13 companies in Bremen are working on projects that were conceived together with the companies. The results will be presented on August 17.

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Gebäude auf dem Campus
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 145 |

Summer Universities Take a Gender-Critical Look at the Working Worlds of the Future

From August 6 to 24, 2018, the University of Bremen will host the international summer university for women students and professionals in engineering. On August 15, 2018, at 11 a.m., the public is invited to the theme day on gender policy and women in engineering in the MZH building, room 1470.

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© Matej Meza/Universität Bremen
News no.: 144 |

Spaces Still Available for Study Programs

The admission procedure for the 2018/19 winter semester at the University of Bremen is in full swing. In some degree courses, spontaneous applicants can apply for a spot until September 15, 2018.

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