International Office

Contact Details and Areas of Responsibility

  • Welcome to the website of the International Office!

    The International Office deals with international matters at the University of Bremen and serves as a contact point for students, employees and researchers.

The Areas of Responsibility at the International Office

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Advisory Service for Students

Advisory and Counseling Office for Students

For advice during office hours, please contact our advisory and counseling office at the International Office.

You will find us on the ground floor of the VWG in room 0580.

Office hours

In presence und via Zoom (Online consultation):

Monday: 09:00 - 11:30 a.m
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m

Via Zoom (Online consultation):

Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m

Postal Address

University of Bremen
International Office
Enrique-Schmidt-Str. 7 | 28359 Bremen


Below you will find all the contact details of the person in charge at the International Office. (Fax: +49 421 218-60370)


Administration and Management

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Kimberly Walter


Tel.: +49 421 218-60360
E-Mail | SFG 0290

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Britta Rodewald

Financial Management

Tel.: +49 421 218-60369
E-Mail | SFG 0315

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Dr. Marejke Baethge-Assenkamp


Tel.: +49 421-60361
E-Mail | SFG 0380

International Students in Bremen

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Dr. Jutta Paal

Coordination Incomings & kompass

Tel.: +49 421 218-60363
E-Mail | SFG 0295

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Cornelia Krain

Newcomer Service for Internationals

Tel.: +49 421 218-60375
E-Mail | SFG 0300

  • Advice and support for ERASMUS exchange students (Incomings)
  • Bilateral agreements (ERASMUS)
  • Newcomer Service for international exchange students
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Jens Kemper

Counseling for International Students

Tel.: +49 421 218-60365
E-Mail | SFG 0325

  • International student marketing

  • Advice on preparatory studies

  • Counseling for international students and prospective students

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Jolanta Czarnecki

Recognition of Degrees

Currently represented by Jens Kemper

Tel.: +49 421 218-60366
E-Mail | SFG 0310

  • 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)

Exchange Programs for Students/Employees/Doctoral Candidates

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Barbara Hasenmüller

Deputy Director & EU education programs

Tel.: +49 421 218-60362
E-Mail | SFG 0360

  • Erasmus university coordination

  • Advice on student mobility, mobility of employees

  • YERUN Coordination, Bremen-Cardiff Alliance Coordination

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Silke Prangemeier

International University Cooperations

Tel.: +49 421 218-60364
E-Mail | SFG 0320

  • Cooperation with universities outside of Europe

  • Coordination of the Promos scholarship program

  • Coordination of exchange students worldwide to non-EU countries (Outgoings)

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Cornelia Krain

Erasmus+ Incomings

Tel.: +49 421 218-60375
E-Mail | SFG 0300

  • Advice and support for ERASMUS exchange students (Incomings)
  • Bilateral agreements (ERASMUS)
  • Newcomer Service for international exchange students
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Emilia Paderewska-Albers

Erasmus+ Outgoings

Tel.: +49 421 218-60367
E-Mail | SFG 0300

  • Advice and support for ERASMUS exchange students (Outgoings)
  • Processing of applications and financing (Outgoings)
  • Erasmus study visit
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Kirsten Beta

Internationalization of Teacher Training

Tel.: +49 421 218-60376
E-Mail | GW2 A 1240

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Pauline von Oehsen

Erasmus International Dimensions

Tel.: +49 421 218-60386
E-Mail | SFG 0330

  • Processing of mobilities for employees and students via the International Dimension project
  • Advice for those interested in mobility
  • ERASMUS+ International dimension

Welcome Center for International Researchers

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Julia Holz


Tel.: +49 421 218-60381
E-Mail | SFG 0330

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Franziska Treviranus


Tel.: +49 421 218-57122
E-Mail | SFG 0370

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Jana Sievers

Project Coordination

Tel.: +49 421 218-60382
E-Mail | SFG 0370

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Pauline von Oehsen

Team Assistance

Tel.: +49 421 218-60386
E-Mail | SFG 0330

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Emily Nordholt

Voluntary Services in the Field of Culture and Education.

Tel.: +49 421 218-60368
E-Mail | SFG 0330

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Stine Meyer

Trainee at the Welcome Center

Tel.: +49 421 218-60368
E-Mail | SFG 0330

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Janna Wilbers


Currently on parental leave

Office Hours and Advise

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

  • Visa/ residency questions
  • Insurance
  • Language programs
  • Childcare and schools
  • Events & excursions
  • U Bremen Research Alliance
  • Alumni network
  • Scholarship 
  • Advice to host institutions

Website Welcome Center

YUFE - Young Universities for the Future of Europe

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Dr. Sarah Wilewski

Institutional Coordination YUFE

Tel.: +49 421 218-60384
E-Mail | SFG 0280

  • YUFE Institutional Coordinator for the University of Bremen
  • Contact person for national and international inquiries
  • Networking of measures and sub-projects
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Dr. Ursel Hauschildt

Organisational Support YUFE

Currently not available

Tel.: +49 421 218-60379
E-Mail | SFG 0285