One of the 11 institutions to have been classified as an Elite university" in Germany, the University of Bremen was established 1971. It has now gained the status of a science center in North West Germany.
The university has a most notable reputation in political science, industrial engineering, digital media, physics, mathematics, microbiology, geosciences (particularly marine geosciences), and European law.
As per Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016 the university lies between a range of 301-350 and according to QS World University Rankings, the university stood at position 351 in the year 2016.
The University of Bremen is located on the outskirts of Bremen, near a park and a picturesque lake. The University has short distances - lecture halls, research laboratories and administration bureaus – can all be reached easily on foot. The campus is surrounded by new residence halls erected in 2009, the main dining hall and the lake, a Glass Hall which comprises of numerous shops and service facilities. Campus Park, opened in 2010, provides surroundings for students to relax with friends.
The Bremen University offers all its degree programs according to the Bachelor/Master system. Both the degrees are stepped degrees. After completing a Bachelor’s program, which is of six semesters, the graduate leaves the University with a Bachelor Degree. A Master’s program either lasts for 2 or 4 semesters.
For Bachelor’s Program pleases refer the following link-
For Master’s Program pleases refer the following link-
Bremen University has at its disposal an impressive array of technical facilities, laboratory equipment, technical plant and other items of equipment needed in the course of research and teaching.
The University also allows external institutions and personnel to avail these facilities, offering a chance for its students to learn and share knowledge.
The University offers a limited number of affordable, furnished rooms and apartments off campus. To obtain accommodation in these, you have to apply directly to the the "Studentenwerk" (Student Welfare Service / Student Union) using their application form.
However, it is advisable to look for accommodation since it is difficult to get these.
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Cost of living
Though Germany enjoys one of the highest standards of living, expenses are comparable to countries in Western Europe. The cost of living depends largely on the individual’s lifestyle and accommodation type. Statistically, Germans spend 1/3 of their income on rent for accommodation. An estimate of RM 2000 to 3000 is what a student would need for economical & modest living in Bremen.
RM 1000 - 2000
RM 90 - 200
Internet and mobile phone:
Health insurance (premium):
At UB’s cafeteria (which is one of the best in Germany)
Full meal prices vary between RM 5 and RM 25
Semester ticket: The student fees of about RM 1100 per semester include a student ID-card and a pass for all public transportation in Bremen and to destinations in North-West-Germany by rail for six months.
The University does not have a tuition fee , rather a student has to pay a Feedback fee of approx. € 275,00. It includes free public transport within Bremen and surroundings Semester ticket.
For information related to the scholarships offered by the University, please click on :
Advising & counseling
The first address for information related to studies is the Student Advisory Service [Zentrale Studienberatung ZSB]. Here, you will be assisted in all matters relating to submitting applications, seeking admittance, the content of your chosen program and their requirements.
More specific academic questions can be dealt with by the Study Centers [Studienzentren] or the Study Specialist Counseling [Studienfachberatung]. Questions on career guidance and starting work are best addressed to the Praxisbüros (Departmental Career-offices).
Bremen, Bibliothekstraße 1, 28359 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 421 2181