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Drei Studierende lächeln in die Kamera
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News no.: 187 |

Summer Semester 2020: Apply Now

From applied philosophy to physics or mathematics – The University of Bremen is now accepting new students for the coming semester for 2 bachelor’s and 15 master’s degree programs. Applications can be submitted from now until January 15, 2020.

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Studierende im Hörsaal
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News no.: 185 |

Two University of Bremen Teachers receive Berninghausen Prize

At 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, this year’s Berninghausen Prize for excellence in teaching will be awarded in the Shütting. Two teaching staff members from the University of Bremen will receive prizes in the categories “Outstanding, Innovative Course” and “Student Prize”.

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News no.: 182 |

Outpatient Care Receives Higher Benefits without Better Quality

New housing and care types form the core of the Care Report for 2019. The report is published yearly by a team of authors from the SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy at the University of Bremen. The contracting party is BARMER.

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News no.: 181 |

“Mind Talks” Series Presents Innovations from Brain Research

What makes our brain flexible? What mechanisms allow us to process the immense amounts of sensory information that we receive every second? The “Mind Talks” lecture series at the university presents understandable answers from brain research in Bremen and surrounding areas.

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Junge Frau und junger Mann sitzen am Tisch
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News no.: 180 |

Humboldt Scholarship Holder Researches Civil Society in Russia

The social scientist Daria Skibo from St. Petersburg is visiting the Research Centre for East European Studies at the University of Bremen as a Humboldt research fellow. Moreover, she is a “foreign agent”.

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News no.: 178 |

“Knowledge4Retail”: Artificial Intelligence in Retail

The University of Bremen was extremely successful in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy AI competition. Based on research findings from the Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IAI), the project with funding of 13 million euros will incorporate AI into retail in the future.

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Eisberg im Meer
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News no.: 174 |

University of Bremen Supports Climate Week

The university is supporting the campaign week from November 25 – 28, 2019, which was proposed by the Students for Future climate movement. There will be daily events. The aim of this protest is to draw more attention to the issues highlighted by Fridays for Future.

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News no.: 173 |

Christmas Physics Show for the Whole Family

The Faculty of Physics of the University of Bremen invites you to their traditional show "Physics in Advent". The university scientists will present a sequence of physical phenomena from the fields of mechanics, acoustics, and vacuum physics on Saturday, November 30, at 11 a.m.. Admission is free.

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Studierende vor der Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek
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News no.: 172 |

“Image Propaganda in the Weimar Republic“: Exhibition at the SuUB

Propaganda in the Weimar Republic. In the politically charged atmosphere, this meant sharp attacks on the enemy and image propaganda played an important role in that. An exhibition with original documents from magazines will open at the SuUB on Friday, November 22.

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News no.: 171 |

Creating a European University Together: Panel Discussion on Diversity

Which chances and challenges arise when you establish a European university? That is what experts from the YUFE partner universities will be discussing at a panel discussion in the mensa (cafeteria) at 3:30 p.m. on November 27. The topic is diversity.

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Birgit Mahnkopf
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News no.: 170 |

Birgit Mahnkopf Is Guest Speaker at Fifth Senghaas Lecture

“The War Against the Planet” is at the center of the fifth Senghaas Lecture of the Institute for Intercultural and International Studies (InIIS). The talk by Birgit Mahnkopf will take place at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at the Haus der Wissenschaft (House of Science).

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News no.: 169 |

Geosciences Collection Open Day

The open day of the Geosciences Collection of the University of Bremen on November 23, offers a fascinating insight into past worlds. Visitors can marvel at minerals, stones, and fossils. There will also be presentations and a tombola. Entry is free-of-charge.

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Der Besuch der ONOC ist kostenfrei und für jeden offen.
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News no.: 167 |

Open Night of Code at the University of Bremen

Once a term, everything at the University of Bremen is all about programming for one night. On November 22, it is happening again: At the Open Night of Code, students of computer science and other interested people can work together on projects. The free event at the MZH starts at 6 p.m.

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News no.: 201941 |

New joint Research Training Group funded by the DFG

Great success for a joint project of Jacobs University and the University of Bremen: The German Research Foundation (DFG) has approved funding for a Research Training Group at the jointly operated Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS).

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Foto with two women and European flag on the Uni-Boulevard
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News no.: 161 |

The Development of a European University: Panel Discussion in the City

With funding from the EU Commission, the University, as part of a consortium of eight European partners, is designing one of the first European universities. What this means for the city and its inhabitants is the topic of a panel discussion at 5 p.m. on Monday, November 11, at EuropaPunktBremen.

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Exponate aus dem Nachlass des Kunsthistorikers Igor Golomshtok
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News no.: 160 |

FSO Collaborates with World-Class Moscow Museum

An online platform from the Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO) at the University of Bremen and the renowned Moscow museum “Garage” are combining worldwide-unparalleled inventories of contemporary Russian art. The aim is to promote and simplify the research into this archive material.

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Gruppenbild mit zwei Frauen und einem Mann
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News no.: 155 |

YUFE: Political Support for European University

Together with seven partner institutions, our University is designing one of the first European universities. The YUFE alliance (Young Universities for the Future of Europe) is receiving a great deal of international, political support. This was shown at a meeting at the University of Cyprus

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Ein Rettungswagen in voller Fahrt
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News no.: 150 |

Taken to Hospital by Ambulance: Nobody Wanted to Take Responsibility

A study of the University of Bremen led by the University of Oldenburg indicates that nursing home residents are very often unnecessarily admitted to emergency rooms and hospitals. In Germany, the number of hospitalization of nursing home residents seems to be much higher than in other countries.

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Eine Gruppe Studierender bei einer Campusführung
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News no.: 149 |

University of Bremen Welcomes around 5,000 New Students

Around 5,000 students will begin their studies at the University of Bremen in the winter semester 2019/20 with a mix of preparatory courses, information events, guided tours, as well as parties.

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