Internationalization Fund 2023 (Remaining funds): In order to enable the university's academics to pursue more extensive projects in the spirit of internationalization, the University Executive Board provides additional funding each year through an internationalization fund. Further information on the call for proposals can be found on the website. DAAD Award: The DAAD Award honours outstanding students and doctoral candidates who have distinguished themselves through special academic achievements and remarkable social or intercultural commitment. ERA Fellowships - Green Hydrogen: The programme will enable young scientific experts to do research at universities and research institutes in Germany and the ERA.
Visit of Dickinson College and participation at GAIN in Boston
In August, the President Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther and the Director of the International Office, Dr. Marejke Baethge visited the Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. The long-standing partner university has exciting implementations, especially on the topic of sustainability. For example, the two visited the Dickinson Farm, where crops are grown, teaching is done, and research is conducted. Afterwards, Prof. Günther and Dr. Baethge met with Prof. Dr. Michal Kucera, Vice President for Research and Transfer, Dr. Julia Sievers, Head of Academic Affairs and Dr. Imke Girßmann, BYRD at the GAIN. GAIN organizes an annual conference at which international scientists from Germany exchange ideas with numerous representatives from the German scientific community, politics and industry. The conference passes panel discussions, workshops and lectures on the international science landscape and career…
Visit from Cardiff University
On July 6th and 7th, 2023, a delegation from Cardiff University visited the University of Bremen. Among other members of Cardiff University was the president-elect, Prof. Wendy Larner. Together with the Vice President for International Affairs, Academic Qualification, and Diversity Dr. Mandy Boehnke and the Vice President for Research and Transfer Prof. Michal Kucera they have visited the MARUM center. The University of Bremen and the University of Cardiff have long-standing research partnerships in various areas. Students also benefit from the Bremen-Cardiff Alliance, which was founded in 2019. There are exchange places in various subjects.
Research Ambassador Workshop 20.06.-23.06.23
After President Prof. Jutta Günther and Vice president Dr. Mandy Boehnke received the Research Ambassadors on Wednesday, they were invited to share their experiences of the past years. Among other things, the Covid pandemic and the impact on academic life were also parts of the exchange. This was followed by some workshops on communication and social media, as well as sustainability. Then on Friday, the leaders of the U Bremen Research Alliance, the Alumni Network, YUFE and BYRD - Bremen Early Career Researcher Development hosted. The Open Campus on Saturday then formed the conclusion of the successful workshop.
Inaugural visit by the Rector, Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther at the University of Groningen
On June 16, our President Prof. Dr. Jutta Günther and Barbara Hasenmüller, Erasmus university coordinator, visited the University of Groningen. During the inaugural visit, a new memorandum of understanding was signed by Prof. Günther and Prof. Jouke de Vries, President of the Board.