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Welcome
to

Jacobs University
Bremen

Name
of

Event

Mission Statement

As a University of the 21st century
with the highest standards
in research and teaching, Jacobs University raises to the challenges of
today’s globalized world.


Our goal is
to prepare the leaders of tomorrow to responsibly meet
global challenges.


Jacobs
s
tudents

graduate

as

responsible

global
citizens

ready

to

use

their

acquired

skills

to

make

a
difference

in
tomorrow‘s

world
.

PROFILE

JACOBS UNIVERSITY

Our

Principles



E
xcellence



Internationality



Trans
disciplinarity




I
nteractivity






Facts



Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees



P
erformance
-
oriented admission procedure



English as the language of study



1.370* students from 108 countries



127 professors, 260 lecturers



S
tudent
-
Professor ratio 11 : 1



*766
undergraduates
, 17 Foundation Year, 150 Master, 417
PhD
, 20 Exchange/Guests




(Data WS 2012/2013)

Accreditations

1999

State recognition by the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

2001

Accreditation by the German Council of Science and Humanities
(
Wissenschaftsrat
)

2001

Positively assessed by the Donors’ Association for the Promotion
of Science and Humanities in Germany (
Stifterverband

für

die
Deutsche Wissenschaft)

2004

Accreditation of all undergraduate programs by the Accreditation
Council (Agency ACQUIN)

2005

Officially recognized by the Council of Higher Education (Y.O.K.)
of Turkey

2008


Reaccreditation for the next 10 years by the German Council of
Science and Humanities; highly positive evaluation of the university’s
development.

2010

Renewal of the State recognition by the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Personnel

Statistics


Professors





127

Research
and

Instructional

Personnel

260

Staff

(incl. IRC)






157

TOTAL







544



*Data
as per
October 2012

Finances



Return from capital stock



Tuition fees



Research funds



Income from transfer activities



Donations / Contributions


Support Jacobs University



Scholarships



Academic chairs



Campus



Colleges



Teaching equipment

ACADEMICS
, RESEARCH
AND

STUDIES

Topics in Research
and

Teaching





Energy




Water
, Nutrition,
Health



Information, Communication, Education



Peace

and

Conflict

Management


Research Center

Research at Jacobs is structured in highly
innovative Research Centers,

in which
scientists from different fields work together across
disciplinary

boundaries
. Ten such centers are currently in place.


AgeAct
:
Aging


Interaction of Processes

CASE:
Center for Advanced Systems Engineering

CoSyp
:
Cognitive Systems and Processes

CoWell
:
Cognition and Decision, Values & Well
-
Being

HRC:
Humanities Research Center

MaMoC
:
Mathematics, Modeling, and Computing

MOLIFE:
Molecular Life Science Center

NanoFun
:
Center of Functional Materials and
Nanomolecular

Science

TEAMS:
Transformations in Europe and Asia: Markets, States, Societies

VisComX
:
Visual Communication and Expertise




Undergraduate

Programs

Engineering
and

Science (
BSc
)



Earth
and

Space
Sciences



Electrical and Computer


Engineering



Electrical Engineering


and Computer
Science



Mathematics



Physics



Applied and Computational


Mathematics



Biochemistry
and Cell Biology



Biotechnology



Biology/Neuroscience
(ending)



Chemistry



Computer Science



Cognitive

Psychology

and



Neuroscience

(
combined

major
)


Undergraduate

Programs

Humanities

and

Social

Sciences

(BA)



Integrated
Cultural
Studies



Integrated Social and Cognitive Psychology



Integrated Social Sciences


(Political Science, Sociology, Mass Communication,



Economics
)



Intercultural Relations and Behavior



International Politics and History




Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience
(combined major)




Undergraduate

Programs

Systems
and

Management (
BSc
, BA)



Information Management and
Systems



International
Logistics



Integrated Environmental Studies


(energy, resources, development, environment)



Global Economics and Management




Graduate Programs

Engineering
and

Science (
MSc
, PhD)

* in
Kooperation

with
Alfred
-
Wegener
-
Institut

für

Polar
-

und
Meeresforschung
,
Max
-
Planck
-
Institut

für

marine
Mikrobiologie

and Universität
Bremen.



Astroparticle

Physics
(Integrated PhD)



Cognitive Systems & Processes
(Integrated PhD)



Communication, Systems and
Electronics
(
MSc
; Integrated PhD)



Computer Science
(
MSc
)



Earth System Science Research School*
(
MSc
/
PhD
)



Logistics Management Engineering
(
MSc
)



Marine
Microbiology
*
(
MSc
; PhD)



Mathematical
Sciences
(Integrated PhD)



Molecular

Life
Science
(
MSc
)



Nanomolecular

Science
(
MSc
; PhD)



Polar
and

Marine Research
*
(
MSc
/PhD)

Graduate Programs

Humanities

and

Social

Sciences

(MA,
PhD)



Decision

Sciences

(
PhD
)




Global Visual Communication
(MA)



Intercultural Humanities
(MA; PhD)



Integrated
Social

Sciences

(
PhD
)



International Relations
(MA)



Modern Global History
(MA


ending
)



Visual Communication
and

Expertise
(
PhD
)



Graduate Program

Jacobs Center on
Lifelong

Learning
and

Institutional

Development (PhD)



Productive Adult Development






Bremen International Graduate
School
of

Social

Sciences

(PhD)



Changing

Lives

in
Changing

Socio
-
Cultural
Contexts




Global
Governance

and

Regional Integration




Welfare

State,
Inequality

and

Quality
of

Life





Jacobs Center on
Lifelong

Learning
and

Institutional

Development

Further Education:


Globally
-
oriented

programs

for

managers

(
research

based
)


Consulting:


Scientific expert
knowledge

for

solving

practical

problems

in
business

and

organizations


Graduate Studies



Master
of

Science / Master
of

Arts

/ PhD



Executive
Master



Variable
costs

depending

on
program



Masters Programs study
duration
: 1
to

2
Years



PhD
-

Program study
duration
: 3
Years




Jacobs Professors


Proof

of

academic

excellence


International
teaching

and

research

experience


International
recruitment


Network
of

science

and

business


Frequent

evaluation

by

students

and

academic

council


Temporary

contracts





Scientific
Cooperations

Jacobs University
works

in
more

than

a
thousand

cooperations

with

scientific

and

business

partners

from

around

the

world
.



Partner
Institutions
:



Rice University, Houston, Texas



University
of

Bremen



Max
-
Planck
-
Institute
of

Marine
Microbiology



Alfred
-
Wegener
-
Institute
for

Polar
and



Marine Research



Leibniz
-
Zentrum für Marine Tropenökologie



Fraunhofer MEVIS


Institute
for

Medical Image Computing






Erasmus Exchange Program Partners

Non
-
Erasmus Exchange
and

Visiting

Program Partners

Business
Cooperations


Examples
:



Recruiting




Research
Cooperation
/Services



Transfer
of

Knowledge



Further Education



Consulting

Admission
Process



High
achievements

in
secondary

school

education



High
scores

in
standardized

international
academic

tests



(SAT)



Recommendation

letters
, personal
interviews



Application

essay



English
proficiency

test

(
Toefl
)




Structure

of

Bachelor Programs

(40
Courses
, 180 ECTS
credit

points

in total)

Mandatory

courses

(Major)

15
-
17

Methods

and

laboratory

courses

7

Home school elective courses

8
-
10

Other school elective courses

3
-
5

University study courses

3
-
5

Optional
courses
:
language

classes

with

credit

points

2

Requirement for an Academic
Degree

40

Tuitions



Bachelor and Foundation Year Programs: 20.000 Euro per



year
plus 500 Euro/
month

for

room

&
board



Graduate Programs:
tuition

according

to

program




Grant
and

support

system

secures

studies




Students
:
Geographic

Distribution

WS 2012/2013

6,7 %

NORD
-
AMERICA

AUSTRALIA

AFRICA

MIDDLE
-

/WEST
-
EUROPE

0,1 %

8,4 %

18,5
%

ASIA

SOUTH
-
AMERICA

5,1 %

EASTERN
-
EUROPE

35,5 %

22,6 %

3,0
%

MIDDLE EAST

Student Numbers

2001

2003

2005

2007

2009

2011

2012

Total
Students


133

568

908

1102

1254

1335

1370

PhD

2

88

165

254

365

427

417

*


Study
Success

Indicators

Graduation

Rate:

ca. 87 % per
class


Class
of

2012:

349

(173
Bachelor,
88 Master
,
88
PhD
)


Graduating

students

since

2004:

2.523




Career

Opportunities

Distribution:

Graduate Schools
-

64%

Labor Market
-

30%

Internships

and

others



6%


Geographic

distribution
:

EU (
excluding

Germany)
-

35 %

Germany
-

39 %

USA
-

13 %


Career

Opportunities

Graduate Schools:

Handelshochschule Leipzig, London School
of

Economics,
Max
-
Planck
-
Institute, New York University, Stanford
University, TU München, University
of

Cambridge,
University
of

Oxford, etc.


Labor
market
:

Accenture
, Adecco, Agilent Technologies, AOL,
Commerzbank, Daimler Chrysler, EWE, Ericsson, Fr.
Lürssen

Werft, Goldman Sachs, Google, Infineon
Technologies, Lidl,
Maersk
, Masterfoods, McKinsey &
Company,
Meltwater

News, Morgan Stanley, Novartis,
Procter &
Gamble
,
Röhlig
, Volkswagen, etc.


High Potentials

The
average

BA
graduate

at

Jacobs University:




22
years

old
,
speaks

more

than

3
languages



Fluent

English
and

very

good

German



Highly

motivated

to

succeed



Gathered

a substantial
amount

of

practical

and



research

skills



Has

developed

tolerance

and

intercultural


understanding




Excellent

communication

and

leadership

skills

Alumni
Association

e.V.



Founded in June 2004



Worldwide contact to graduates



80 %
of

graduates

are

members




Webportal, Magazine, E
-
Newsletter



Donation

Fund



Annual
Homecoming



Mentoring

program

for

students


THE CAMPUS

Campus Facts



34 hectares campus in the North of Bremen



12
hectares

of

green

space



Labatory

space

5,600




4 Residential Colleges:
Alfried

Krupp College | Mercator College |


College III | College
Nordmetall



Information Resource Center
(IRC)
with

modern
library




Sports
and

Convention

Center (SCC)



Teaching,
research
,
and

administration

building




Cinema,
theater

space
,
bistro
, 4
serveries



Guest
house



Science Park


The College System




Bachelor students live and learn in c
olleges




College Masters
as

mentors




Encouragement

of

intercultural

competence

Student
Activities



Debating

Society



Bremen International Model United
Nations

(BRIMUN)



Theater,
dance

and

music

clubs

(Theater Space)



Approximately

50
student
-
run

clubs




Country Information Days



Rowing

competitions




Olympix



Student
newspaper


Pulse
of

the

World‘



Student
radio






The Community

Volunteer

program



Voluntarily

active

citizens

and

neighbours




Personal
assistance

in
the

“Student Service Center”


Hostfamily
program



Families

from

Bremen
provide

a
family

atmosphere



Support in
adapting

to

the

new

place

of

living


Donation

programs



Friends

and

Family Club,
President’s

Table,


Patrons’ Society




Kids
at

Jacobs e.V.



Full
-
time
educational

care

for

children

on
campus
*



3 Playgroups
for

children

between

6
months

and

4
years

of


age



Bilingual Care (in
both

English
and

German)



For

kids

of

the

campus

community

&
neigbourhood



Opening

Hours

8 a.m.
-

4/5 p.m.



kids@jacobs
-
university.de


*Parent
Association

and

Infrastructure
created

by

Jacobs University

In Bremen
town



Public
lectures



Children’s

University



House
of

Science



Campus
tours



Visiting

companies

Conference Services




Exclusive facilities with the right atmosphere



Award
-
winning

architecture



Modern
communication

equipment



Conference
and

seminar

rooms

in
various

sizes



Rental
for

private
and

commercial

events



Allround
-
service

(incl.
catering
,
technology
, etc.)



conferences@jacobs
-
university.de





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you

for

your

Attention
!

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