Hochschule Bremen, University of Applied Sciences Germany

About Hochschule Bremen, University of Applied Sciences

Located in the heart of Bremen, the University of Applied Sciences offers a wide range of courses that incorporate both a long academic tradition dating back as far as 1799, and an emphasis on innovation and preparing students for the requirements of today´s working world. The total number of students enrolled at Bremen University of Applied Sciences is about 8,000, spread among 4 campuses. With enrollment of over 3,000 students, the School of International Business (SiB) is the largest faculty at the institution and is located at Campus Werderstraße. SiB strongly believes in the value of internationalizing business education by sending students abroad and by hosting international students on Bremen's campus.

Bremen, Germany

The Free Hanseatic City of Bremen has more than 1,200 years of tradition as a port and trading city and is a bustling, cosmopolitan and multicultural city - with a population of over 540,000. Bremen is one of Germany´s major foreign trade and industrial centers and it also earned the distinction of being the “City of Science 2005”. Bremen is a truly green city with its many magnificent parks, gardens and open spaces. The Rhododendron Park has more than 680 rhododendron varieties and around 1,000 other varieties of plants. Due to its proximity and topography, the city is a paradise for cyclists. Everybody is a cyclist in Bremen - from students to executives. Museums, art exhibitions, theaters, football, festivals, concerts, opera and ballet provide Bremen with an abundance of cultural events. A wide variety of cafes, bars, pubs, restaurants, clubs and discos make Bremen an inviting place to go out and enjoy life.

Undergraduate Program

Application Material

Academic Year Application Deadline: April 1

Spring Semester Application Deadline: October 1



Submit the following materials directly to Alyssa Kyff (Building 10, Room 2125) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:

Submit the following materials directly to the UNF International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300) not to the exchange partner or other UNF offices:

  • UNF Study Abroad Information Packet (available from the International Center)
  • Copy of visa, once obtained
  • International health insurance information, once obtained

Other Information


The International Office will help reserve accommodations for exchange students either in a dormitory (€200-€250 per month but limited availability) or with a host family. Alternatively, you may search for accommodations in shared apartments or flats, which generally run €250-€300 per month.  A deposit of 2-3 months' rent is usually required before moving in.

Academic Calendar

The fall (or "winter") semester runs from October to February. The spring (or "summer") semester runs from March to July. View Hochschule Bremen's academic calendar hereOrientations are held the week before each semester begins. Students must plan to stay in Germany until the end of their examination period.

German Language Courses

Hochschule Bremen offers a free one-week intensive German language course before the semester begins.  Three-credit German language courses are available upon request and cost approximately €160. Students must complete a placement test for both types of courses.

Visa & Health Insurance Information

Students are required to individually obtain the necessary visa for study abroad prior to departure. Most semester programs are more than 90 days. Students should visit the U.S. Department of State webpage which links to each country's Embassy. Many visa applications must be made in person — please plan ahead! For additional visa information and to discuss UNF's requirement for health insurance coverage, please visit UNF's International Center (Building 58E, Room 2300).

Additional Information


Julia Leonhardt

International Coordinator

Hochschule Bremen

+49 (0) 421-5905-4105