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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

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
E-mail: aus­lands­auf­ent­hal­te@uni-bre­men.​de

  • 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


Emilia Paderewska-Albers

Leonie Wiemeyer
Program coordinator
Emilia Paderewska-Albers

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SFG 0410

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 - Dates for personal advice

Katrin Dorow

SFG, 0320b
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 0570
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

Julia Holz

SFG 0330

Phone: +49 421 218 60381
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Janna Rodi
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

Jolanta Czarnecki

SFG 0310
Phone: +49 421 218-60366
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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 university 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

Emilia Paderewska-Albers

SFG 0410
Phone: +49 421 218-60367
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  • Design of informational materials (flyers, posters)
  • Web management
  • Creating, editing, and distributing the newsletter

Fiona Lanigan

SFG 0300
Phone: +49 421 218-60368
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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.

and by appointment

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