Jacobs University
 is a private state-recognized university in Germany. Spread over 80 acres in Bremen, the university was established in 2001. Since the instigation, Jacobs University remains to be a center for academic excellence. It offers foundation, undergraduate, graduate, executive education, and doctoral programs across disciplines.

The different colleges of the university include Alfried Krupp College, Mercator College, College III, and College Nordmetall. All the programs offered at the university are designed with the updated syllabus as per the global standard. The program modules of Jacobs University are accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat) and the German Accreditation Council (ACQUIN).

Jacobs University comprises highly qualified professors in its team of faculty members. Further, eminent scholars and experts from relevant fields visit the campus for offering guest lectures. Logical and analytical approaches are adopted in teaching methodology. Along with theories, a greater emphasis is put on practical training. Jacobs University has partnered with businesses to conduct industrial training and workshops. These workshops offer hands-on learning opportunities making students industry-ready. Further, skill development programs are undertaken to help students develop dexterity for cutting-edge technologies

Jacobs University boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure offering an advanced learning system. There are modern classrooms, libraries, computer labs, studios, seminar rooms, and laboratories on the campus. The University is a center for breakthroughs and innovations. It has developed hi-tech research centers and facilities. The core areas of research include Life Sciences & Chemistry, Physics & Earth Sciences, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering, Mathematics & Logistics, Business & Economics, Social Sciences & Humanities, and Psychology & Methods. The university has collaborations with the industry for research and development projects

Jacobs University is a global learning hub. Students all over the world come to study at university. Jacobs is an English-speaking university in Germany. It has partnered with reputable international universities and institutions for study abroad, ERASMUS exchange, and joint degree programs. Some of the partner institutions and universities of Jacobs University include the University of Edinburgh (UK), Amsterdam University College (Netherlands), Instituto de Empresa (Spain), Kadir Has University (Turkey), St. Petersburg State University (Russia), New York University (USA), University of Johannesburg (South Africa), Washington State University (USA) and University of Oslo (Norway)

Jacobs University offers a vibrant campus life for students. There are facilities for various sports, including football, rugby, cricket, basketball, cross-fit, rowing, and volleyball. Further, the multi-specialty gymnasium helps students stay fit. Besides athletics, the university is a hub for cultural activities. Extra-curricular activities, including music fests, dance competitions, stage plays, and fine arts exhibitions, are organized at the campus. All the festivals such as Christmas, Diwali, Eid, and Nowruz are celebrated at the campus by students.

University at a glance

Size of Campus in acres84
UG/PG Course Ratio1 : 0.43
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 7.0 Lakh
International Students Website

Tution Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MA(1 Course)2 YearsNo tuition fees
MS(2 Courses)24 MonthsINR 17.4L
BSc(3 Courses)3 YearsINR 17.4L
BE/Btech(3 Courses)3 YearsINR 17.4L
BBA(2 Courses)3 YearsINR 17.4L

Entry Criteria

MA(1 Course)IELTS: 7 & AboveTOEFL: 95 & Above
MS(2 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 90 & Above
BSc(3 Courses)SAT: AcceptedIELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 90 & Above
BE/Btech(3 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 90 & Above
BBA(2 Courses)IELTS: 6.5 & AboveTOEFL: 90 & Above

On campus Accommodation



  • Jacobs University offers on campus accommodation
  • Each of the four residential colleges has its own dining room, recreation room, study areas, and common and group meeting rooms
  • Room and board can be requested during the application

Off campus accommodation


Details for off-campus

  • The average rent is 400 to 500 Euros/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water, Central heating and Wi-Fi included in the rent

Know more about Studying in Germany

Studying Germany Details
Average 1st Year Tuition CostMS INR 1.9 L|MIM INR 8.2 L|BBA INR 7.8 L|BSc INR 1.1 L|MBA INR 15 L|BE/Btech INR 3.6 L|MEng INR 4 L|BHM INR 9.3 L|MA INR 3.8 L
Average Hostel & Meals ExpenseINR 4.1 L (based on 9 colleges listed on
Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 84|IELTS: 6|PTE: 57
Part Time WorkPermitted
There are many considerations that affect a student’s decision to choose a country. While some look for top colleges, some look for extensive programs and research options, and many look for post-study work options in the country. Some do it for earning a little extra on the side to enjoy their stay, some for having something better to do, and some others to get a start to their professional careers. 
Post Study Work PermitPermitted
It is important to understand the provision of finding a job commensurate with the qualification attained from a German University. What it means is that while you can take up any employment to support your stay in Germany during the visit, you would have to find a job related to your studies, failing which, you would be asked to leave Germany at the end of the 18 months.
Cost of Visa ApplicationEuro 75 = INR 6,520.5
Visa Application ProcessModerate
Germany Student Visa would cost you around €75. The processing time could take up to 25 days if all your documents are in order. A lot of times applicants are required to provide more/additional documents. For such cases, the processing time for the Germany Student Visa could go up to 12 weeks. Candidates looking to apply for a Residence Permit on arrival to Germany would have to pay up to €110. It can take a long time to be issued, which is anywhere between 8 to 12 weeks. Since this roughly translates to 3 months, international students are advised to apply as early as possible
Hot Job SectorsTo find a job in this sector, the companies usually look for engineering professionals with a master’s degree in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering. Remember, while automotive is a great demand sector, Mechanical Engineers are required too. The Mechanical and Plant Engineering Sector is a billion-dollar sector in Germany – the leader in the world. So, if you are not so lucky as to get a place in the automotive sector, there is plenty of opportunities available for specialized mechanical engineers.
Economy Growth RateGermany has long been on the World Map. Right from the onset of Imperialism to the World Wars and then the regeneration of one of the most robust economies of the world. The country has built its economy around a sound manufacturing base and continues to be one of the top exporters of heavy machinery, vehicles, and chemicals. The country is also at present the fifth largest economy of the world (in terms of PPP) and the largest economy in the European region. It is also the most populous country of the European Union and enjoys many advantages. Last year, (2019) the country recorded an annual growth rate of 0.6 percent. 

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