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International Office

Contact persons
[Translate to English:] Dr. Annette Lang

Dr. Annette Lang

SFG 0380
Phone: +49 421 218-60361
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  • Head of the International Office
  • Strategic planning and general questions
  • Cooperation agreements
  • Alumni

Office Hours: by appointment

Kimberly Walter

SFG 0290
Phone: +49 421 218-60360
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Deputy Director

Barbara Hasenmüller

SFG 0360
Phone: +49 421 218-60362


  • Coordination of EU education programs
  • Erasmus Institutional Coordinator
  • Advising on Erasmus mobility programs for students, lecturers, staff
  • Advise for possibilities abroad (EU)
  • EU funded programs


Silke Pran­ge­mei­er

SFG 0320
Phone: +49 421 218-60364
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  • Coordinator international cooperations
  • Advise for German students and researchers (study and research abroad outside EU)

Study abroad

Ma­thi­as Bü­cken

SFG 0370
Phone: +49 421 218-60374

Personal consultation on appointment


  • Information and advice centering on internships within Europa and worldwide
  • Advice on financial assistance for internships through stipend programs including ERASMUS+ programs
  • Support for international interns at the University of Bremen


Steven Heimlich

SFG 0410
Phone: +49 421 218-60378
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Review, analyses and further development of cooperations with Africa

Kirsten Beta

Project Coordinator
GW2 A 1240
Phone: +49 421 218-60376
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  • project management
  • coordination of task forces and support of stakeholder networking
  • coordination of student counselling on internships and study visits abroad within teacher training
Emilia Paderewska-Albers

Christine Müller
Program Coordinator

SFG 0325



Emilia Paderewska-Albers

SFG 0410

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Office hours:
Thursday: 10.00 a. m. - 12.00 p. m.
and on appointment

Advising those students interested in expanding their cultural competence

  •  Intercultural competence education
  •  Certificate of intercultural competence
  •  Intercultural training

Certificate for Intercultural Competence

Dr. Jutta Paal
Project Coordinator

SFG 0300
Phone: +49 421 218-60363
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  • Head of the kompass team
  • Events focused on student success and postgraduate plans
  • International communities
  • International leisure activities

Claudia Pellegrino

SFG 0295
Phone: +49 421 218-60365
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Personal consultation on appointment

Advice and counseling for international and prospective students,including:

  • Studies at the UB
  • Residency permits/ visa
  • Advice on social security and financial issues

Katrin Dorow

SFG, 0325
Phone: +49 421 218-60383
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Personal consultation on appointment

  • Marketing
  • Preparation studies support
  • Advice and counseling for international and prospective students

Preparation studies

Cornelia Krain

SFG 0370
Phone: +49 421 218-60375
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Personal consultation on appointment

  • Advising ERASMUS students (incoming and outgoing)
  • Newcomer Service for international exchange students
  • Bilateral agreements (ERASMUS)

Newcomer Service

Matej Meža

SFG 0300
Phone: +49 421 218-60380
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Office hours
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and by appointment

Mind the gap! – professional

  • Placement of task-related competencies on the German labour market
  • Networking of currently available job option for job-specific qualifications
  • Coordination of collaboration partners

Franziska Treviranus

SFG 0330
Phone: +49 421 218 57122



Julia Holz

SFG 0330

Phone: +49 421 218 60381
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Janna Wilbers
SFG 0330

Phone: +49 421 218 60382
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Office hours
Mo and Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and by appointment

Advising international researchers (employees, fellows, guests) and their families before, during, and after their stay at the University of Bremen, with particular attention to the following questions:

  • Visa/ residency questions
  • Housing service
  • Insurance
  • Language programs
  • Childcare and schools
  • Events & Excursions
  • U Bremen Research Alliance
  • Alumni network

Advising host faculties

Welcome Center

Dr. Sarah Wilewski

Dr. Sarah Wilewski 

SFG 0280,
Phone: 0421 218 60384,
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  • Responsible for overall project management, incl. budget and compliance management
  • Point of contact within the university, across institutions involved in the YUFE alliance, and for the YUFE Management in Maastricht
  • Represents U Bremen in the YUFE Project Management Board and respective pan-European Task Forces
  • Manages the U Bremen YUFE Executive Board
  • Organises workshops and public events

Dr. Ursel Hauschildt

SFG 0285
Phone: +49 421 218-60379

  • content and organisational support of the YUFE working groups

Jolanta Czarnecki

SFG 0310
Phone: +49 421 218-60366
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Please send inquiries regarding the evaluation of foreign academic degrees and the pre-certification (apostille) to this e-mail address: Zeugnisanerkennungprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de


Office hours:
Mon and Thurs: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m., Wed: 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.


  • Recognition of foreign academic degrees for acceptance to PhD programs or research positions (subject to a fee)
    Guideline to the recognition
  • University notarization of apostille documents (subject to a fee)

Britta Rodewald

SFG 0315
Phone: +49 421 218-60369
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Office hours: by appointment


Emilia Paderewska-Albers

SFG 0410
Phone: +49 421 218-60367
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  • Erasmus+ Internationale Dimension
  • Design of informational materials (flyers, posters)
  • Web management
  • Creating, editing, and distributing the newsletter
  • Certificate for intercultural competence
Pauline von Oehsen Auszubildende im Welcome Center

Pauline von Oehsen

SFG 0330
Phone: +49 421 218-60386
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General Office Hours for Students

Office hours in the advisory and counseling office of the International Office:

VWG Building, Room 0580
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Since our advisory and counseling office is closed temporarily due to the current situation, you can reach us during our office hours alternatively online.  For data protection reasons, only one person at a time can be in consultation. Please be patient if you have to wait a bit.


The International Office is NOT responsible for the application procedure for degree-seeking students (this does not apply for exchange and guest students).You can find out more about the application procedure on the website Applications from abroad.
If you have any questions regarding your application, the application procedure or the status of your application, please contact ONLY  applyprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de or masterprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Address for visitors

Universität Bremen
International Office
Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 7

28359 Bremen


Mailing address

Universität Bremen
International Office
Bibliothekstr. 1.

28359 Bremen



+49 421 218-60360


+49 421 218-60370