The University of Bremen is headed by the University Executive Board. It includes the President, the Vice-President Research, the Vice-President Academic, the Vice-President International and Diversity, and the Director of Finance and Administration.
The scientific disciplines of the University of Bremen are divided into twelve subject areas. Both in teaching as well as in research, the Faculties are closely linked through interdisciplinary cooperation.
MARUM - Center for Marine Environmental Sciences researches the role of the ocean in the Earth system. The interdisciplinary research at MARUM interlinks the university's departments and acts as hub for the university’s partner institutions in marine research.
The administration of the University of Bremen is divided into the areas of University Strategy & Rectorate, University Development, Studies, Research, Cooperation, Human Resources, Finances and IT & Technology.