Academy of Continuing Education

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    Life long learning

    The educational mission of universities is not limited to the education of students up to a bachelor's or master's degree. In the course of life, learning remains an important topic. Therefore, the University of Bremen offers various opportunities for continuing education. These include extra-occupational study programs, advanced training for university graduates looking for work, returnees, and studies for senior citizens


Academy of Continuing Education

+ 49 (0)421 218-61610
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Central Area / Bibliothekstraße 2A
Unicom Building / Mary-Somerville-Straße 3

Further education for careers

Further education is a key to professional success and satisfaction. Whether it's a knowledge update, a specialization or a new professional reorientation – further academic education advances your career and personal development.

Regardless of which format you choose and how much time and resources you invest in your further education, the job-related offers of the University of Bremen are of high professional quality and conducted with customized didactic expertise and practice orientation to fit individual target groups.

Offer formats:

Part-time continuing education master:
120 CP

Further education certificate programs:
22 - 60 CP

Further education certificate courses:
12 - 21 CP

Module studies und seminars:
less than 12 CP or without CP



Health & Care

Management, Law & Social

IT & Digital Media

Environment & Engineering

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The LIFE module study for working people

LIFE stands for innovative, flexible and successful learning. With LIFE you can take part in selected modules taken from the various study programs offered at the University of Bremen, sit for exams, and earn credit points. LIFE is aimed at working people, jobseekers and returnees. Do you want to keep up to date with the latest research in your field? Then you will take individual modules that fit your professional work priorities. Do you want to reorient your career or deepen your skills in a certain field? LIFE certificate programs bundle modules into a qualification profile.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating. At present, the innovative module study LIFE is still in the test phase, for which special rules apply.

LIFE studies are offered in the following fields:

>> Computer Science and Digital Media
>> Energy systems
>> Health and Nursing Sciences
>> Aeronautical Engineering (in planning)

[Learn more about LIFE]

Studies for senior citizens

Education invigorates – at any age!

Because learning is fun, keeps you fit, and it’s social. Have you always been interested in philosophy? You would have liked to study art history, but you decided to go to a bank? Senior studies offer you the opportunity to build on these wishes. For now the only important thing is what you are really interested in!

Semester program

Every semester, you have the opportunity to attend selected courses at the University. in addition, the courses offered by the Academy of Continuing Education - especially on popular topics and exclusively for senior students - complete the program.

Lecture program

It's semester break? But not in senior studies!

In the spring and the fall, you can explore interesting topics through the lecture series and daily seminars - compact and professionally delivered.


Academy of Continuing Education
Senior Studies

Central Area / room B0670
Bibliothekstraße 2A

0421 - 218 61 616
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Scientific educational trips

It is well-known that travel broadens the mind.

This is especially true for our scientific educational trips. We take you to where it is - by train, by bus or by plane, and to destinations that were well-prepared in the context of the semester or lecture program.

The Academy of Continuing Education

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Competence for scientific continuing education

The Academy of Continuing Education is the central point of contact for all aspects of continuing education at the University of Bremen. Together with the Faculties and institutes, it offers a wide range of continuing education programs and is thus an important partner for the transfer of science into society.

How to find us:

Location Central Area:

Bibliothekstraße 2A /
Central Area B
(below the Cafeteria)

Location Unicom Building:

Mary-Somerville-Straße 3
(House Turin / ground floor)