21.01.2015
Call for Applications

Call for Applications

The European Campus of Excellence Summer School “The Welfare State and Inequality – Europe in the 21st Century: Dynamics of Inequality – Old and New Social Risks – Social Investment in Europe” will take place in Bremen from June 30 to July 10, 2015.

The ECE Summer School is targeted at Master and early PhD students from European universities with a social science background who work on questions related to three core topics: dynamics of inequality, old and new social risks and social investment in Europe. The application period is between February 1 and March 15, 2015. Read more ...

25.11.2014
BARMER GEK Care Report 2014 presented in Berlin

BARMER GEK Care Report 2014 presented in Berlin

This year’s report looks at the provision of dental treatment for people in need of care.

The focus of the 7th edition of the BARMER GEK Care Report is the provision of dental check-ups and treatment to people in need of long-term care (LTC). The report presents a broad overview of dental care provision for LTC receivers, describes the problems identified, outlines the most recent legislative changes in response to these problems and points to further potential for improvement. Read more ...

06.10.2014
University of Bremen gains new research group on needs-based justice

University of Bremen gains new research group on needs-based justice

Centre for Social Policy Research contributes spokesman and two projects.

On its October meeting, the Senate of the German Reserach Foundation (DFG) approved setting up a new research group "Needs-based Justice and Distribution Procedures" (FOR 2104) at the University of Bremen. The interdisciplinary research group is a cooperation between eleven philosophers, political scientists, psychologists, sociologists and economists from the Universities of Bremen, Hamburg, Oldenburg, Vienna and Jacobs University Bremen. Read more ...