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Jacobs University

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Bremen, Germany
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Study abroad at Jacobs University

Jacobs University is a research-oriented and state-recognized university in Bremen, Germany. Located in northern Germany, right in the heart of Europe, the English-speaking campus is home to a truly international community.

The University unites living and learning on a 34-hectare green and tree-shaded campus. Each residence hall has its own sense of community, which is a great way to meet new people and get to know the campus.

At Jacobs University, class sizes are small and taught in English. Their interdisciplinary approach to academic study allows students to discover how different fields interconnect. All students are actively involved in research from their first year of study as you have access to modern lab facilities and state-of-the-art technology.

Find & apply to programs at Jacobs University

Find programs you love that match your needs & aspirations, where you stand a high chance of acceptance.

Program level

Why study at Jacobs University?

  • Research-oriented

    Students get involved in research projects from the first semester

  • Small class sizes

    The University has small class sizes for more focused teaching

  • Diverse environment

    Students from around the world in attendance

Life as an international student

Jacobs attracts students from all over the world, with more than 1,500 students from over 120 countries currently living on its residential campus. The University can offer a wide range of student services for international students.

From the time of arrival in Bremen to the time of departure, study abroad students will be looked after by experienced members of staff, including assigned mentors and office teams. International students are guaranteed accommodation on campus at Jacobs University.

On campus, students live in their own furnished room in a comfortable two-bedroom apartment. Modern recreational facilities including a fitness center and indoor rowing tank, dance rooms, the campus Interfaith House, cinema, music lab, and theater are all in walking distance.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
    • Group Praying Rooms
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
    • Campus parking
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Bars
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Tennis Courts 2
    • No. of Basketball Courts 3
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 40
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 4
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support

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Fees and funding

Jacobs University believes that everyone has the right to a good education – and this is the principle they live by at Jacobs University. Jacobs offers students a personalized financial aid package to finance their studies, consisting of scholarships and deferral options, for example.

Fee information

  • Foundation year: €28,000 per year incl. room and board (no financial aid available)
  • Undergraduate tuition: €20,000 per year
  • Graduate tuition: €20,000 per year


We believe that everyone has the right to a good education – and this is the principle we live by here at Jacobs University. This is why we offer students a personalized financial aid package to finance their studies, consisting of scholarships and deferral options, for example. You only start repaying the deferred tuition fees once you successfully entered the job market. That way you can focus completely on your studies. We are convinced that Jacobs’ education will form the perfect foundation for your future career – that is why we are happy to invest in you. Our financing options are automatically available to you upon admission to a study program.


Jacobs University

Campus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany

Jacobs University is based in the north of Bremen – a city with a maritime atmosphere and 1,200 years of history. About half a million people live in Bremen, it is easy to get around the city, which has a high quality of living.

Visa requirements for Jacobs University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Germany, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Germany student visa requirements