International Office

Contact Details and Areas of Responsibility

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Dr. Marejke Baethge-Assenkamp

SFG Building, room 0380
Phone Secretary: +49 421 218-60360
Phone: +49 421 218-60361
Email: marejke.baethgeprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

  • strategy and fundamental questions

  • cooperation

Office hours: by appointment

deputy director & advice on programs abroad and university cooperation projects in Europe/ERASMUS

Barbara Hasenmüller

SFG Building, room 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


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Kimberly Walter

SFG Building, room 0290
Phone: +49 421 218-60360
Email: Kimberly.walterprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de



Silke Pran­ge­mei­er

SFG Building, room 0320
Phone: +49 421 218-60364
E-mail: aus­land@uni-bre­men.​de

  • coordinator international cooperations
  • advise for German students and researchers (study and research abroad outside EU)

Study abroad

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Kirsten Beta

Project coordinator
GW2 Building, room A 1240
Phone: +49 421 218-60376
Email: betaprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

  • project management
  • coordination of task forces and support of stakeholder networking
  • coordination of student counselling on internships and study visits abroad within teacher training

Dr. Jutta Paal
Project coordinator

SFG Building, room 0290
Phone: +49 421 218-60363
Email: jutta.paalprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de


  • head of the kompass team
  • events focused on student success and postgraduate plans
  • international communities
  • international leisure activities

Jens Kemper - Counseling & marketing & Preparation studies

Jens Kemper

SFG, Building, room 0325
Phone: +49 421 218 60365
Email: jens.kemperprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Personal consultation by appointment

  • marketing
  • preparation studies support
  • advice and counseling for international and prospective students

Preparation studies

Cornelia Krain

SFG Building, room 0370
Phone: +49 421 218-60375
Email: ckrainprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Personal consultation by appointment

  • advising Erasmus exchange students
  • Newcomer Service for international exchange students
  • bilateral agreements (Erasmus)

Newcomer Service

Emilia Paderewska-Albers

SFG Building, room 0410
Phone: +49 421 218-60367
Email: ealbersprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

  • advising and counseling Erasmus+ Outgoings
Franziska Treviranus
Pauline von Oehsen Auszubildende im Welcome Center





Julia Holz

SFG Building, room 0330

Phone: +49 421 218 60381
Email: jholzprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Franziska Treviranus

SFG Building, room 0330
Phone: +49 421 218 57122

Email: franziska.treviranusprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de,

Pauline von Oehsen

SFG 0330
Tel.: +49 421 218 60386

E-Mail: pauline.vonoehsenprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Jana Sievers
SFG Building, room 0370
Phone: +49 421 218 60382
Email: Jana.sieversprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Office hours
Mo and Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and by appointment

We advise 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

The Welcome Center also advises host faculties

Welcome Center

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Pauline von Oehsen

SFG 0330
Tel.: +49 421 218 60386

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Dr. Sarah Wilewski

Dr. Sarah Wilewski 

SFG Building, room 0280,
Phone: 0421 218 60384,
Email: sarah.wilewskiprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

  • 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
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Dr. Ursel Hauschildt

SFG Building, room 0285
Phone: +49 421 218-60379

  • content and organisational support of the YUFE working groups


Jana Sievers – YUFE Staff Journey

Jana Sievers 

SFG 0390

Tel.: +49 421 218 60318


  •  Coordination and development of offers for researchers, teachers and members of administration and management within the framework of YUFE

  •  Teaching, research and observation periods at partner universities as well as tenure tracks

Jolanta Czarnecki

SFG Building, room 0310
Phone: +49 421 218-60366
Email: czarneckiprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

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:
On appointment by e-mail only


  • 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 in German, applicable from July 1, 2022)

Britta Rodewald

SFG Building, room 0315
Phone: +49 421 218-60369
Email: brodewaldprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Office hours: by appointment


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Maria Pospiech

SFG Building, room 0330
Phone: +49 421 218-60368
Email: studybudprotect me ?!uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de
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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.

Our consulting and service office in the VWG is open again for you. However, you can still reach us in the online consultation (via Zoom).


The International Office is NOT responsible for general university applications  (exchange and guest students excepted).You can find out more about the application procedure on the website Applications from Abroad.
If you have any questions regarding general applications, the application procedure or the status of your application, please contact ONLY masterprotect me ?!vw.uni-bremenprotect me ?!.de

Address for visitors

University of Bremen
International Office
Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 7

28359 Bremen


Postal address

Universität Bremen
International Office
Bibliothekstr. 1.

28359 Bremen



+49 421 218-60360


+49 421 218-60370