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About Jacobs University
AT A GLANCE
  • Earn an internationally recognized degree at one of Germany's top private English-speaking universities
  • Choose from study programs in a broad range of in-demand fields
  • Engage in transdisciplinary research from the very first semester and throughout your studies
  • Benefit from small class sizes and close interaction with faculty members and fellow students
  • Experience campus life together with 1,400 students from 100 countries
Located in northern Germany, Jacobs University is one of the country's most international universities, characterized by a truly intercultural and close-knit community of students and faculty. Founded in 2001 as a private English-speaking university, Jacobs attracts highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world, with more than 1,400 students from 100 countries currently living on its residential campus.

The university’s reputation speaks for itself, with consistently high rankings achieved in Germany’s widely respected Centre for Higher Education (CHE) and the international U-Multirank.
TEACHING AND LEARNING
The campus at Jacobs UniversityAt 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 while having access to modern lab facilities and state-of-the-art technology. A transdisciplinary approach is one of the core elements of a Jacobs University education. Study modules cover various aspects of academic fields, reflecting the complex nature of interconnected topics and global challenges. Students are introduced to numerous methodologies and are encouraged to apply a problem-based approach and a global perspective to their work.
CAMPUS LIFE AND ACCOMODATION
Jacobs University unites living and learning on a 34-hectare green and tree-shaded campus. Student clubs ranging from sports to arts and engaging in social, political, academic, and entrepreneurial activities, enable students to discover and explore their talents beyond the classroom. Academic life is further enhanced by various campus facilities including a fitness center and indoor rowing tank, dance rooms, an interfaith house, a cinema, and a theater space.

Students live in separate residence halls consisting of two-bedroom apartments with shared bathroom facilities. Each residence hall has its own personality and sense of community, which nurtures close connections and camaraderie among students.
Campus Life at Jacobs University
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Graduates of Jacobs University follow a variety of career paths all over the world. Around two-thirds have directly gone into a professional career with Google, Microsoft, Siemens, Airbus, Roche and Volkswagen being among the top ten employers of our alumni.Careers at Jacobs University

Numerous events like the annual career fair offer networking opportunities for internships and employment. Global players such as Facebook, Microsoft, AB InBev, EON, or McKinsey specially conduct recruiting events directly on campus.

About one-third of our students pursue further graduate or professional studies at internationally renowned universities like Harvard, Cambridge or Bocconi to name a few.
The campus at Jacobs University