University of Bremen
About University of Bremen
The University of Bremen, established in 1971 is a well-known university with around 20,000 students and more than 100-degree programs. They were among the 11 Universities that held the title “University of Excellence” from 2012-2019 for its future concept “Ambiguous and Agile”. Additionally, encompasses 2300 academics of which 43% are female; among them, 230 are professors of which 32% are female.
In spite of achieving the title of “University of Excellence”, yet it is placed as 508 of 14178 in the World, 186 of 2794 in Europe, 27 of 372 in Germany, 1 of 6 in Bremen state, 1 of 5 in Bremen city, and 55 of 5175 in Geology.
Internships near University of Bremen
Several offers arise at the university depending on the degree, internships may be mandatory or vocational. They offer paid internships of around 424-464EUR. Apart from that, several companies in Bremen offer an internship to students: Daimler, Airbus, KPMG and Lidl.
Jobs near University
Students can look out for jobs as student and research assistants, trainees, student tutors, and administrative staff within the campus. However, non-EU students can work for 120 full days and 240 half days. Various off-campus job opportunities in Amazon, McDonald’s, PwC, Mondelez international, and Thermo Fisher Scientific can be looked up to.
Housing and Accommodation
Various accommodations are available within the campus ranging from student dormitories to hostels and from hotels to private apartments mostly depending on one’s choice and purchasing parity.
Cost of Living
The cost of living may vary as per one’s necessities. Even though there’s no tuition fee but a semester contribution of around 380EUR is mandatory. This includes a ticket for availing public transportation in and around Bremen for a semester. Accommodations on-campus cost around 203-313EUR; lunch, and dinner come up to 1.35EUR per meal if availed from the University refractory/mensa. Additionally, 70EUR must be paid as health insurance. Apart from these, all other basic amenities would sum up to 250EUR.
|Category||Expensive City [in Euro]||Average [in Euro]||Small town [in Euro]||Comments|
|Rent||500||375||200||Depending on the location|
|Semester Fees||350||200||110||Per semester|
|Transportation||0||0||0||The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.|
|Public Insurance||110||110||110||Insurance does not depend on cities.|
|Private Insurance||35||35||35||you can choose either public or private insurance.|
|Radio Bill||18.36||18.36||18.36||Per month|
|Mobile||20||15||8||Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month|
|Groceries||220||200||160||Depending on your choice|
|Miscellaneous||200||150||100||Depending on your choice|
|Total [with Public Insurance]||1,418||1,068.36||706.36||Per month|
|Total [with Private Insurance]||1,343||993.63||631.36||Per month|
Popular courses for International Students
The University of Bremen with its dynamic and innovative research encompasses various courses:
- BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (MS,1.5-2yrs)
- COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (MS,2yrs)
- ECOLOGY (MS,2yrs)
- ENVIRONMENTAL PHYSICS (MS,2yrs)
- MARINE BIOLOGY (MS,2yrs)
- NEUROSCIENCES (MS,2yrs)
- MARINE MICROBIOLOGY (MS,1.5yrs)
- SPACE ENGINEERING (MS,2yrs)
- DIGITAL MEDIA AND SOCIETY (MA,2yrs)
- ENGLISH SPEAKING CULTURES (BA,3yrs)
Places to visit near University
Bremen is amongst the largest seaports with its vibrant city life attracts tourists from all over the world. A few of the go-to places include:
- Historic marketplace
- Christmas market
- Townhall (UNESCO World Heritage site, a perfect blend of gothic and renaissance designs)
- Medieval Schnoor quarter
- Cathedral of St. Peter
- Kunsthalle Bremen
- Rhododendron park
- Universum Bremen
- The overseas museum
- Focke museum
- German maritime museum in Bremerhaven