Jacobs University is a research-oriented, state-accredited university with a broad portfolio of pre-degree, undergraduate and graduate study programs from the natural and social sciences, engineering and economics. Extensive extracurricular activities support and strengthen our students’ personal development.At Jacobs University, class sizes are small and for each student a professor acts as a personal mentor and academic advisor. Students are actively involved in research from their first year of study. In research and teaching, tthe faculty members follow a transdisciplinary approach, addressing issues from multiple perspectives.
The department of Mathematics & Logistics is home to programs including Industrial Engineering & Management, Supply Chain Engineering and Management, and Mathematics. Information influences the life of the individual and the cohesion of societies and cultures in many different ways. Expertise in these disciplines contribute to Jacobs focus on Mobility.Designing solutions for a healthier world has always been one of the great challenges of science. The goal is to make a healthy life possible for each human being and for the growing world population as a whole. Food, plants and marine algae can have a positive effect on health similar to that of conventional medicine.
It is their vision to accompany students through all stages of their career development process in order to enable them to become the leaders of tomorrow.
Jacobs University is a residential university, which means you do not only study on campus but also live and learn in a social setting in one of the four residential colleges. The colleges are close to the lecture halls, research laboratories, sports facilities, the theater, cinema, student bar, or café. At Jacobs University they are committed to making our campus and the colleges a comfortable and happy ‘Home away from home’ for you: a place to live, to work, to grow. Like a big extended family, campus staff is happy to help you with your personal and professional challenges and ambitions. Social activities ranging from dinner parties to large cultural events are the hallmark of the vibrant campus community.
IRC/LibraryJacobs University’s library is part of the Information Resource Center (IRC), housed in the spacious Campus Center building. Quiet, group, and individual study areas, equipped with WLAN, power and network connections, offer space for learning in groups or individually.
Medical doctors and hospitals are in the neighborhood. Health insurance companies have offices on Campus. Our Student Service Center helps students to make doctors appointments.
Jacobs University’s green and tree-shaded campus covers an area of 34 hectares. The architecture combines modern designs with gabled brick structures built in the last century. The campus features buildings for teaching and research with a total of 5,600 square meters of laboratory space equipped to the highest standards. Students live on campus in one of four residential colleges.
All colleges have their own dining facilities. Room and board include three meals per day on Campus. Kitchens are also available in the colleges.
The beautiful historic city centre of Bremen is only a short ride by public transportation away (20 minutes). Facilities for every day life are in the neighborhood.
The Jacobs Sports and Convention Center (SCC) houses four multi-purpose sports halls, a fitness center, and a rowing tank. Jacobs offers a wide variety of physical activities to recharge your mental batteries. If you just want to stay fit, you can work out at the gym, go swimming, or join fitness groups such as zumba or yoga. We also have a martial arts room and a dance room. There are many sports clubs active on Campus: Basketball, Badminton, Soccer, Rowing etc.
Jacobs University does not only offer an excellent academic education but also many opportunities for students outside of the classroom. The various student-driven social and cultural activities encompass events throughout the year, and student clubs range from arts to sports and community groups. An important component of Jacobs University's educational mission is to foster student growth and development of interpersonal and intercultural competencies which are increasingly important in an interconnected globalized world.OUR CAMPUS LIFE IN A NUTSHELL
Upon its foundation, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH has been state-approved in accordance with §122(1) of the Higher Education Act of the City State of Bremen. In 2001, Jacobs University Bremen has been institutionally accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities. This accreditation has been renewed in 2008.
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