International Office

Contact Details and Areas of Responsibility

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    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 International Office

The International Office (IO) of the University of Bremen supports internationalization at the university as a central service institution.

As a supporting and counseling unit for the faculties and the University Executive Board

  • we offer counseling on strategic internationalization issues, providing data, analyses and information materials and representing the international profile of the University in a national and international context
  • we develop and maintain international partnerships
  • we offer counseling and support for international students and researchers coming to the University of Bremen
  • we support international mobility by organizing and supporting exchange programs for students, researchers and staff
  • we acquire funds for international topics and implement project management for pilot projects
  • we organize events and exchange opportunities on various topics related to international cooperation and support networking between international and Bremen students and sponsors
  • we work together with other administrative units on processes related to internationalization

The Areas of Responsibility at the International Office

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Studentinnen im Gespräch
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Studenten im Gespräch
Internationale Studentin im Gespräch
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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.: +49 421 218-60361
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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Newcomer Service

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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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Recognition of Degrees

Currently represented by Jens Kemper

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

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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Erasmus+ Incomings

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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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Jenny Bredull (FAC 12)

Internationalization of Teacher Training (Faculty 12)

Tel.: +49 421 218-69127
E-Mail | GW2 A1.240

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Mathias Bücken

Digitalisation, internship & short-term mobility

Tel.: +49 421 218-60374
E-Mail | SFG 0300

Welcome Center for International Researchers

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Janna Wilbers


Tel.: +49 421 218-57122​​​​​​​
E-Mail | SFG 0330

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Julia Holz


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

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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 0370

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Amelie Schnakenberg

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

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

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Kirsten Beta

Coordination of programmes for refugee researchers

Tel.: +49 421 218-60376
E-Mail | SFG 0410

  • Contact person for refugee researchers and mentors
  • University Coordination Philipp-Schwartz Initiative
  • Advisory service for the scholarship programme of the state of Bremen

YUFE - Young Universities for the Future of Europe

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Dr. Philipp Baur

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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Maife Wandemberg

YUFE Financial Administration

Tel.: +49 421 218-60378
E-Mail | SFG 0285

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    Unser Team

    Das Team des International Office ist Anlaufstelle für Studierende, Mitarbeitende und Forschende und begleitet die internationalen Anliegen der Universität Bremen.