Roughly 23,000 people are currently active as students, teachers, researchers, or employees of the University of Bremen. It has become one of Germany`s eleven top universities of excellence. It is the science center of Northern Germany, renowned for its strengths in the sciences and engineering disciplines, as well as the humanities and the social sciences.
The main contacts during your staying in Bremen will be:
- Prof. Dr. Michael Lawo (Main supervisor) Tel: –49 -421 218 64002 Fax: –49 -421 218 64047 Room: TAB 1.90 Mail: mlawo(at)cs[dot]uni-bremen[dot]de
- Lena Jacobs (TZI Secretary) Tel: –49 -421 218 64000 Fax: –49 -421 218 64047 Room: TAB 1.78 Mail: ai-office(at)cs[dot]uni-bremen[dot]de
- Barbara Hasenmüller (Advice on programs abroad and university cooperation projects in Europe/ERASMUS, Deputy Director) Room: VWG 0560 Phone: +49-421-218-60362 firstname.lastname@example.org
Citizens from EU Member States do not need to apply for any visa. For other nationals in order to study in Germany they must apply for a student Visa.
You are cover by your international insurance : Erasmus Mundus Insurance Programme by MARSH since the beginning of PERCCOM.
Bremen university website is really useful to find al the information as a new foreign student. We advice you to check this following website : http://www.uni-bremen.de/en/international.html
Arriving to Bremen, Germany
Bremen is a quite big city with bus station, airport and train station.
Bus online booking: http://meinfernbus.de/en
Train online booking: http://www.bahn.com/p_en/view/index.shtml
What to bring along
From January to June, Bremen is quite cold. In one day, it can rain a lot during one hour and then the sun can show up. Warm and waterproof clothes are adviced.
Registration at University
During your first days in Bremen you should go to University to register as a guest student. This will allow you to be recognized as a student for all the institution. You should contact : Barbara Hasenmüller (Advice on programs abroad and university cooperation projects in Europe/ERASMUS, Deputy Director) Room: VWG 0560 Phone: +49-421-218-60362 email@example.com to get your guest student card. Remember to bring with you the following items so they can make copies and register you in (ORIGINALS ARE REQUIRED):
- ID card or passport
- Letter from Michael Lawo explaining that you are a guest student studying at TZI with you first and last day of work
- Your student card from université de Lorraine
Then you will have to get a student card available at Menza (university restaurant). This student card will allow you to get food at student price at Menza and to pay for laundry in the university dormitory. You will need this following documents to get your student card :
- Guest Student card
- Money to pay the caution (5€, if I remember correctly)
- ID card or passport