Excellent research achievements, habilitations, and PhDs, as well as top-level final theses: Many researchers of the University of Bremen receive awards for their work. In addition, the University of Bremen itself regularly awards prizes such as the Prize for Excellence in Teaching or the Bremen Study Award.


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The University of Bremen’s successful research is reflected in the numerous academic awards, distinctions, and memberships held by its outstanding researchers, as well as in the recognition of their commitment to research institutions, academic organizations, and associations.


Award winners prize for excellence in teaching 2018
Award winners 2018: Prof. Hans-Christian Waldmann, Kenneth Schmitz, Jannis Stoppe, Dr. Cornelia Große, Oliver Keszöcze, Prof. Rolf Drechsler, Dr. Aki Harima

Since 1991, the "unifreunde" [friends of the University of Bremen and Jacobs University] award the Berninghausen-Preis to members of the teaching staff for outstanding performance and creativity in teaching. Students and colleagues recommend the nomminees. The Prize, donated by the Berninghausen family is worth 6.000 Euro and can be split to different categories.


Honors for Students and Young Researchers

Bremer Studienpreis Preisträger 2018

Our University is all about enabling our students an excellent education and creating prospects for early-stage researchers. An impressive number of prizes, awards, and academic honors for student theses and our young researchers’ achievements are the proof that the University of Bremen is on the right course.

Honors & Nominations