Jacobs University – Germany


Jacobs University is a private, English-language campus-based university offering the highest standards in research and teaching. By means of academic education, intensive support, and through living together on an international campus, its objective is to encourage young, talented people, irrespective of nationality, religion, and background in becoming citizens of the world, able to take leading and responsible roles for the future sustainable and peaceful development of humanity.

Jacobs University has derived four core objectives for its educational profile from this mission statement:

Among other things through interdisciplinary learning, individualized academic mentoring and early involvement of students in research projects

Increasing self-competence and social skills in a community characterized by diversity

Promoting intercultural skills through living and learning on a campus with people from more than 100 nations


Imparting the specialist and interdisciplinary skills required for a successful career in business or science



The Jacobs University was founded with the support of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, the University of Bremen, and Rice University, Houston, Texas.



Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Germany

Campus: 34 hectares; 17 km from the city center



1999 Officially recognized by the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

2001 Accredited by the German Council of Science and Humanities

2001 Positively assessed by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (a German association promoting science and academic start-ups)

2004 All Bachelor’s courses approved by the German Accreditation Council (Agency ACQUIN)

2006 Winner of Schlüsselqualifikationen plus (Key Qualifications plus) competition run by Stiftung Mercator (an educational foundation) and Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft

2006 Announcement of a €200 million investment by the Jacobs Foundation, to date Europe’s largest ever private donation to a university

2008 Re-accreditation by German Council of Science and Humanities for a further ten years, highly favorable assessment of the University’s development

2010 Renewed official recognition by Free Hanseatic City of Bremen

Office 1

99, Ayias Sophias Str, 

3066 Limassol, Cyprus 

Office 2 

13, Platonos Str, 

5380 Deryneia, Cyprus

+357 25336675

+357 99928508

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Monday - Friday:     09:00 - 13:00

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Saturday:                 09:00 - 13:00

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