What Jacobs University says about their program:
"Mathematics is at the foundation of science, ranging from the beauty of theory and pure thought to applications in almost all areas of the natural sciences, engineering, economics, finance, and even the social sciences. As such, a bachelor’s degree in mathematics offers a unique combination of intellectual breadth and disciplinary depth.
Specifically, mathematics offers a great variety of academic career paths, ranging from teaching at all levels to research in mathematics and its adjacent fields.
A bachelor’s degree in mathematics qualifies for graduate study not only in Mathematics, but also in neighboring disciplines such as Engineering, Physics, Astronomy, Economics, Finance, MBA programs, and many others.
Mathematicians find employment in a variety of high-level strategic positions in which analytic thinking, problem-solving, and quantitative skills are paramount, ranging from consultancy, public administration, information technology, and data security, to high-level management.
In surveys, mathematicians consistently report strong personal identification with their field in combination with a high level of job satisfaction.
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.
28,000 Euro per academic year (incl. room and board) (no financial aid available)
€ 20,000 per academic year. Room & Board* € 8,000 per academic year
- 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.