Bremen

coat of arms Bremen

Bremen is innovative and creative, but laid back at the same time – as is typical for the North of Germany. Positive people as well as performance-driven business and research make Brandenburg an attractive location for professionals. Parks, cultural diversity, lively towns and the vicinity to the sea mean that you’ll truly be able to enjoy your free time.

The largest cities

Bremen (551,767 inhabitants)
Bremerhaven (110,121 inhabitants)

Area

419.38 km²

Population

671,489 inhabitants

Average age

44.0 years

Birth rate

1.46 children per woman

Number of foreign nationals

92,814 people

The five largest countries of origin are:

  • Turkey
  • Poland
  • Bulgaria
  • Syria
  • Russian Federation

Important industries

  • Automotive engineering
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Logistics and ports
  • Shipbuilding
  • Wind power
  • Food
  • Health and care
  • Information and communications

Regional characteristics

  • Important aerospace engineering location
  • State consists of two cities
  • Excellent business location, home to a University of Excellence, among others

Information on the state

Bremen.de
Comprehensive information about Bremen
(German)
landesportal.bremen.de

Working in Bremen

Job portal for professionals (German, English)
www.bremen.de/home

The Key to Bremen
How to spend your free time in Bremen (German)
www.bremen.de/culture-and-leisure


Information for immigrants


Integration language courses
Information on course locations and fees, advice on the right course to choose, and registration.
(German)
www.pbwbremen.de/index.php/deutsch-lernen/integrationskurse

Recognition authorities and advisory centres
Points of initial contact for having your foreign professional qualifications recognised (German)
prozesskette-bremen.de/anerkennungsberatung-und-begleitung/

Welcome Centers Unternehmensservice Bremen
(German, English, Polish, Russian, Turkish)
www.unternehmensservice-bremen.de/en/home/