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Eine junge Frau und ein junger Mann auf der Bühne.
© Jessica Hartung
News no.: 130 |

The Final Curtain for the Parlement of Foules

Bidding adieu with a classic – the English-language theater group “Parlement of Foules” takes the stage of the Schnürschuh Theater one last time. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream (more or less...)” premieres on June 27, 2018, at 7 p.m.

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Kaputtes Gebäude
© photofranz56 /
News no.: 128 |

Research project wants to close the gaps in our knowledge of the GDR

Hurdles to modernization in the science and economy of the former GDR and their consequences in the transition to the Federal Republic of Germany: This is the topic of a collaborative research group led by Professor Jutta Günther in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics.

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Woman is looking in the camera
© Jürgen Warrelmann / Universität Bremen
News no.: 126 |

Pesticides: Experts call for more stringent authorization procedures

Whether residues of pesticides in chicken eggs or crop protection products that threaten ecosystems and biodiversity: Many of these chemical substances have a damaging effect. Scientists are therefore calling for more extensive authorization procedures for pesticides.

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Drei Männer und eine Frau im Labor
© MiriamWurster / Universität Bremen
News no.: 125 |

Cartoons reveal gender dynamics

Three cartoonists have been examining gender aspects in the STEM subjects on behalf of the Center for Equal Opportunities at the University of Bremen. On June 21, 2018 there will be a public showing of the cartoons in the LION building (Klagenfurter Straße 5).

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Junge Frau und junger Mann, Porträts
© Universität Bremen
News no.: 124 |

KARL, the “ecorobot”, on show at CeBIT

KARL the ecorobot, is a personal digital assistant, designed to help consumers behave in a more environmentally friendly manner. A prototype is already available and waiting to be tried out by those interested – and the KARL team is looking for reinforcements.

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Mann und Frau am Tisch, Frau schenkt Getränk in Becher
© Abdoulaye Diene / TIC
News no.: 121 |

Dürrenmatt’s “Physiker” Premiers in Theater InCognito

The Theater InCognito (TIC) embedded in the Faculty of Cultural Studies is currently staging a classic piece: “Die Physiker” by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. The premier takes place on Tuesday, June 19 at 8 pm in the University of Bremen’s theater hall, which is adjacent to the Mensa.

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© Universität Bremen
News no.: 120 |

EU Support Program “Horizon 2020”: What happens next?

“Horizon 2020”, the 8th EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation, will end soon. What happens next? Some 350 participants will come to the University of Bremen to discuss just this at the 30th KoWi Conference on EU Research and Innovation Funding. The event will take place from June 19 to 21

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Gebäude, darunter ein Turm
© Michael Ihle /Universität Bremen
News no.: 2018022 |

THE ranking: University of Bremen once again among the 50 best young universities worldwide

The University of Bremen is once again confirmed to be among the world’s top 50 young universities. This is the result of the latest “Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Ranking 2018”. Bremen is ranked on place 34 among the 250 listed universities.

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Mehrstöckiges Gebäude mit rotem Vorbau
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 118 |

ONOC at the University of Bremen: Programming through the night

On June 15, 2018, students from the University of Bremen will once again be holding “Open Night of Code” – ONOC, for short. The event starts at 6 p.m. and is aimed at computer science students and all interested hobby programmers. You can be creative until the next morning. Admission is free.

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Zwei Frauen und ein Mann lächeln in die Kamera
© Harald Rehling / Universität Bremen
News no.: 117 |

Helga Grubitzsch wants to help young refugee women

Until 1988 Helga Grubitzsch taught French literature at the University of Bremen. Now, she has decreed that after her death a foundation for female refugees should be founded and held in trust at the University.

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© MARUM − Zentrum für Marine Umweltwissenschaften, Universität Bremen
News no.: 2018021 |

Pioneers of the Oceans

Since 2009, the 8th of June is celebrated by the United Nations as “World Ocean Day”. Scientists working at the MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at the University of Bremen conduct research on the importance of the oceans, the Polar Regions and the world’s atmosphere.

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© Jan Oelker
News no.: 20180120 |

What happens to the obsolete equipment of wind turbines?

Wind turbines are high quality, complex products made from a variety of materials. The first of the approximately 29,000 systems in Germany are approaching the end of their product life cycle. In the coming years, a strong increase is expected in the number of plants to be decommissioned.

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© Lennart Thamm
News no.: 114 |

Democracy Workshop: Young people shape the future

During the summer holidays, the Center for Labor and Political Education (zap) at University of Bremen invites young people from the age of 15 to take part in the Democracy Workshop. The event hosting Bremen Youtuber Fabian Nolte will take place from July 23 to 27, 2018.

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News no.: 113 |

“Passion.” Is the motto of the 7th Bremer Start-Up Lounge

Passion is essential for start-up entrepreneurs: To be increasingly fascinated by an idea, to be able to motivate and to inspire others. "Passion." is therefore the motto of the 7th Bremer Start-Up Lounge, which takes place on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the University of Bremen.

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Gruppenbild mit Männern vor Flugzeug
© Heinrich Bovensmann / Universität Bremen
News no.: 112 |

Scientists research Europe's largest source of methane

Scientists at the University of Bremen and the Free University of Berlin are measuring the spatial distribution of methane in the atmosphere at Europe's largest source of methane, the Upper Silesian coal district around Katowice, Poland. The aim is to enable the monitoring of this greenhouse gas.

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News no.: 2018019 |

Harvard Professor Beckert: “Bremen has won my heart”

The semester topic “Global Cotton: One University - One Book - One City” has been successfully launched at the University of Bremen. At the central opening event, Harvard Professor Sven Beckert presented his book "King Cotton - A History of Global Capitalism" and opened the discussion.

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© Martin Burgdorff
News no.: 109 |

Picture book artist and illustrator Tobias Krejtschi visits Bremen

The picture book artist and illustrator Tobias Krejtschi will be in the Hanseatic city on June 5, 2018. The Bremen Institute of Picture Book Research at the University of Bremen invited him to the workshop talk at 6 p.m. in the Kultur- und Bildungsverein Ostertor (KUBO). Admission is free.

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© Henrik Knüppel, Kunstschule Wandsbek
News no.: 108 |

Science Meets Art: "Adding System to Coincidence"

New perspectives enhance the overview – the dissemination of science is no exception. On action day June 2, 2018, the Collaborative Research Center (CRC) 1232 "Colored States" at the University of Bremen and students of the Kunstschule Wandsbek will be taking a look at the research done in the CRC.

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© Universität Bremen
News no.: 105 |

University of Bremen is Still Looking for Rooms for International Guests on its Summer Course

120 students are expected to arrive on campus in July. Bremen residents who want to host a guest can register at the foreign language center.

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