10 Excellent Reasons to Study Abroad in Germany at Jacobs University!

Why Study Abroad in Germany?

1) Study Abroad in Germany in English
2) Flexible course selection across majors.
3) Individual academic advising & early research involvement.
4) State-of-the-art learning and laboratory facilities.
5) Special courses on Bremen Art & Museums and German Politics & Culture.
6) Study trips to Berlin, Brussels, St. Petersburg and more.
7) Host family program & German language courses.
8) Orientation program and peer student advising.
9) Culturally diverse community of more than 100 nations.
10) Residential campus: single rooms, full board, 24-hour security.

When you join Jacobs community you also profit from a wide range of academic and campus services offered to our degree-seeking students.

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About JACOBS University

Jacobs University is a private, English-language campus university with the highest standards of research and teaching. Young people from around the globe become citizens of the world with leadership qualities at Jacobs University in Bremen.

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The central characteristics of the Jacobs University profile are:

    with the goal of preparing graduates in the best possible way for positions of responsibility in a globalized world of work and science
    of the worlds of teaching and living through intensive support and social networking on campus
    through living and learning in a community marked by diversity
    meaning problem-solving-oriented, interdisciplinary collaboration among disciplines in research and teaching
    through the best possible combination of specialized depth and interdisciplinary breadth
    with high requirements for academic quality and the contributions of students and teachers


Private, state-recognized university, gemeinnützige GmbH (limited liability company whose profits are utilized for non-commercial purposes)
The President is nominated by the Board of Governors and is at the same time the Director of the gGmbH,
Language of teaching and research: English


2001 (founded with the support of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, the University of Bremen, and Rice University, Houston, Texas)


Campus: 34 hectares; 17 km from the city center

Accreditation and recognition

Jacobs University

1999 Officially recognized by the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
2001 Accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities
2001 Positively assessed by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (a German association promoting science and academic start-ups)
2004 All Bachelor’s courses approved by the German Accreditation Council (Agency ACQUIN)
2006 Winner of Schlüsselqualifikationen plus (Key Qualifications plus) competition  run by Stiftung Mercator (an educational foundation) and Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft
2006 Announcement of a €200 million investment by the Jacobs Foundation, to date Europe’s largest ever private donation to a university
2008 Re-accreditation by German Council of Science and Humanities for a further ten years, highly favorable assessment of the University’s development
2010 Renewed official recognition by Free Hanseatic City of Bremen