Hochschule Bremen - University of Applied Sciences

Hochschule Bremen

Bachelor and Master Studies

On this page you will find information for international bachelor or master degree seeking students.
approx. 1 year before start of studies
Degree Programmes
You can find an overview of all degree programmes offered at Hochschule Bremen and contact information for your questions regarding the content or structure of a particular degree programme here:
Degree Programmes

Language Skills
Many degree programmes are taught in German and you will need evidence of German skills for your application. Even if you’re planning to attend HSB for a master degree programme taught in English, it helps to be proficient in German in everyday life in Bremen. Find more information here:
Language Certificates and Courses

Take care of your finances to support your studies early enough. Here, you can find an overview of scholarships and funds that international students may apply for as well as information on the regulations regarding part-time jobs.
Scholarships, Funding and Part-Time Jobs
approx. 3-6 months before start of studies
Inform yourself about our application deadlines, pre-study internship requirements and documents you will need to hand in on time. Find more information here:
Application and Admission for degree programmes at HSB
Application procedures for degree programmes at the International Graduate Center (IGC)

Admission & Enrollment
If your application has been successful, you will receive an offer of admission. All information on how to accept the offer and how to enroll at HSB will be included in those documents. For many degree programmes you can enroll online in our applicant’s portal:
Online Enrollment Guide
approx. 1-3 months before start of studies
Depending on which country you’re from, you might need a visa to enter and study in Germany. Find more information here:
Visa and Residence Permit

Health Insurance
In order to get enrolled at a German university, sufficient health insurance coverage is mandatory for all students. Find more information on the rules, costs and contact information here:
Health Insurance

Living in Bremen
Start your search for a flat in Bremen on time. You can find some tips here:
(Students enrolled at the IGC can make use of the ISA Office's services to find an apartment.)
during your studies
Advisory Services at Hochschule Bremen
You can find a list of all advisory services at HSB here:
Advisory Services at HSB

Support Organisations in Bremen
There are a lot of organisations that offer support for international students, ranging from financial aid in cases of emergency, legal support, social events to counseling on mental problems:
HIST Bremen

“Studierendenwerk Bremen” Scholarship
The „Studierendenwerk Bremen“ (student services) offers scholarships for distressed students from developing countries who are about to finish their course of studies:
Information about the scholarship
DAC List of ODA Recipients

„BG-H“ Scholarships and Funding Programs
The „Bildungsberatung Garantiefonds Hochschule“ offers various scholarships and funding programs for international students. An overview of their activities can be found here:
Funding according to GF-H guidelines

Accompanying Programs
The “STUBE” project offers a diverse accompanying program for international students, i.e. seminars and workshops in different locations covering various topics in German and English:
STUBE Niedersachsen

If you have any more questions contact us via e-mail:
You can also find a list of all advisory services at HSB here:


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