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Jacobs University

Jacobs University

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Uni facts

  • Bremen, Germany
  • University type: Private
  • Rank: 993
  • Program types Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees
  • Programs total 18
  • Acceptance rates 15%
  • Nationalities 107
  • International Students 508

Study abroad at Jacobs University

Jacobs University is a research-oriented university in Bremen, Germany. Located in northern Germany, Jacobs University is private and English-speaking. The University performs consistently high in Germany’s widely respected Center for Higher Education (CHE) and the international U-Multirank rankings.

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 each student is assigned a professor as a personal mentor and academic advisor. 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.

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Why study at Jacobs University?

  • Small class sizes

    the University has small class sizes for more focused teaching

  • Research-oriented

    Students are encouraged to apply a problem-based approach

Life as an international student

Jacobs attracts students from all over the world, with more than 1,400 students from 100 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.

Student life & facilities

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  • Library
    • Individual Study Rooms
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
    • Chaplaincy
  • Transport
    • Campus Bus Service
  • No. of All Weather Sports Pitches
    • No. of Badminton Courts 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organisations 34
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support

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Jacobs University programs

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.

All applicants are automatically considered for a scholarship up to €15,000 per year. This scholarship is given based on students' academic merit and professional experience.


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.

  • to nearest airport

    10 minutes

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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.