Physics & Earth Sciences at the Jacobs Univ. Bremen (priv.)
- Campus Ring 1
- 28759 Bremen
- Phone: +49 421 200-4100
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Special features regarding teachingSmall classes; Excellent tutor-student ratio; Broad degree course (three main subjects can be studied in parallel in the first year); inter-disciplinary; International environment (>100 nations on the campus, English is language of instruction); Focus on research (two semesters project research in research groups, publications with UG students); Increasing specialisation and focus; excellent track record of placing students in programmes of further study at elite international universities; Many specialisation options
Special features regarding the international orientationSince its founding as an International University, its international orientation has been the central theme of Jacobs University. With students from more than 100 nations on campus and faculty with international education or background, the university offers a unique opportunity worldwide to study in an international, multicultural environment and build an international network of contacts. This is further supported by the option of the World Track with a stay abroad, diverse language courses and intercultural workshops.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsAmsterdam University College (the Netherlands); University College Utrecht (the Netherlands); University of Groningen (the Netherlands); University of Aberdeen (the UK); Rice University (USA); Drexel University (USA); Washington State University (USA); Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea)
Special features regarding the equipmentApprox. 4500 m2 laboratory space; State-of-the-art research instruments; Information Resource Centre (IRC): electronic information resources, digital learning environment, IT infrastructure with central user services; CLAMV (Computational laboratory for analysis, modelling and visualisation); Modern practicals in small groups with laptops and electronic data recording.
Support for foundersIn the third year, all students can choose the “World Track”. This option enables students to take part in a programme to develop a start-up company. The programme comprises events on topics relating to entrepreneurship especially for innovative start-ups and development of a business idea and a business plan.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe aim of the university is to make it possible for students with disabilities/chronic illnesses to study at Jacobs University. The contact for students and staff in this case is the "Equal Opportunity Committee" (with equal representation) which offers, among other things, assistance in meeting the needs of students and staff with disabilities and works to represent the interest of minorities and ethnic groups and operates the Counselling Centre. The disadvantage compensation required in accordance with the Bremen Higher Education Act (extended examination periods/standard periods of study) is granted in full.
Characteristics of diversity advancementIn selecting students, academic staff and in professorial appointments, we pay particular attention to achieving equal representation in gender, nationality and/or origin and educational background. This intended diversity is particularly apparent among the academic staff members. There are further dedicated means of support and advancement within the framework of research training groups.
Other special featuresEnglish-language campus university; students from over 100 countries; Trans-disciplinary, problem-orientated courses and research; individual student support; diverse student activities in the fields of Economics, Politics, Society, Culture, Sport, Sustainability, Responsible Leadership, etc.; diverse economic cooperation initiatives; alumni networks
Further information on research activitiesphysics.user.jacobs-university.de/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.jacobs-university.de/study
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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