Jacobs University Bremen

Jacobs University Bremen

Jacobs University Bremen


Jacobs University Bremen was a private, English-speaking research university located in Bremen, Germany. Founded in 2001, it offered international, interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate programs in natural sciences, engineering, economics, humanities, and social sciences. The university emphasized research, small class sizes, and personal mentorship.

BBA Programmes:

Jacobs University Bremen offered several Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) programs, including:

  • International Business Administration: Focused on global business operations and management.
  • Business Administration and Law: Combined business administration with legal expertise.
  • Business Administration and Psychology: Merged business knowledge with the understanding of human behavior.
  • Supply Chain Management: Prepared students for careers in logistics and supply chain optimization.


Jacobs University Bremen offered various scholarships for both national and international students, including:

  • Jacobs Merit Scholarships: Awarded based on academic excellence and potential.
  • Diversity Scholarships: Supported students from diverse backgrounds.
  • Needs-Based Scholarships: Provided financial assistance for students with demonstrated financial need.
  • DAAD Scholarships: Funded by the German Academic Exchange Service for international students.


Tuition fees at Jacobs University Bremen were relatively high compared to public universities in Germany but remained competitive within the private university landscape. Additional costs such as living expenses and health insurance should also be considered.

Admission Time:

Application deadlines for undergraduate programs typically fell in July or January, with some variations depending on the program.

Admission Requirements for National and International Students:

Admission requirements varied based on the program. Generally, both national and international applicants needed a valid high school diploma or equivalent qualification. International students might also require proof of English language proficiency.

Benefits for International Students:

Jacobs University Bremen offered several benefits for international students, including:

  • English-language programs: All programs were taught in English, catering to international applicants.
  • International community: The university boasted a diverse student body from over 100 countries, fostering a global learning environment.
  • Support services: Dedicated international student advisors provided assistance with housing, visa applications, and cultural integration.

Varsity website address:

While the previous website for Jacobs University Bremen (https://www.jacobs-university.de/) still exists, it redirects to the new Constructor University website: https://constructor.university/