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 1,450 students from over 110 countries currently living on our 34-hectare residential campus.
On a campus where the whole world is at home, we provide an education that transcends disciplines and cultural boundaries. Jacobs’s students graduate as global citizens who will make a difference in tomorrow’s world.
Jacobs University unites living and learning, enabling students to discover and explore their talents beyond the classroom. There are various student-driven social and cultural clubs on campus, providing an abundance of activities and events for students to choose from. Academic life is further enhanced by various campus facilities including a fitness center, an indoor rowing tank, an interfaith house, a cinema, a music studio 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.