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Engineering & Aviation

Electrical and Computer Engineering - BSc

Full program details & costs, with admission requirements. Discover your dream program.

Program facts

  • Program type
    Bachelor's
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Tuition fees per year
    20,000 EUR
  • Language taught in
    English
  • Start date
    October

Program Overview

What Jacobs University says about their program:
"The extensive developments in microelectronics over recent decades have triggered a digital revolution where computers take center stage. While we still think of a computer as a desktop or a laptop, digital computing and digital signal processing have become vital for many of the products in our everyday life such as cars, mobile phones, tablets, cameras, household appliances, and more. The Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) program focuses on the areas of communications and digital signal processing, including the enabling digital processing elements and their programming. Those enabling technologies are mostly subsumed under the headline of embedded systems.
High demand for EE and ECE engineers with excellent job and career options in Germany and worldwide:
A recent survey by a German engineering association showed high demand for Electrical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering engineers. Currently, inside Germany alone, there are twice as many positions than graduates, hence, ample job opportunities."

Admissions requirements

Admission to Jacobs University is selective and based on a candidate’s school and/or university achievements, recommendations, and performance on required standardized tests.

TOEFL 90 / IELTS 6.5 / Duolingo 60 Postgraduate students will be exempt from English requirements if their bachelor's was taught in English.

You'll need to submit the following supporting documents along with your application:

  • Recommendation letter
  • Official or certified copies of high school / university transcripts
  • Educational history form
  • Standardized testing (SAT/ACT/TestAS)
  • Zeemee electronic resume
  • Language proficiency test results

Students who will graduate (or graduated) with the German Abitur do not need to submit standardized test scores to Jacobs University.

Postgraduate (September): application opens September 1 - application deadline June 1 (students who do not need a visa - July 15)

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.

Foundation Year

28,000 Euro per academic year (incl. room and board) (no financial aid available)

Undergraduate Tuition:

€ 20,000 per academic year. Room & Board* € 8,000 per academic year

Graduate Tuition

  • MSc Data Engineering & MSc Supply Chain Management

    € 20,000 per academic 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.

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.