|Study location||Germany, Bremen|
|Type||Bachelor courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||€20,000 per year
All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 15,000 per year.
High school / secondary education (or higher)
Most applicants are required to submit SAT/ACT/TestAS scores in order to be eligible for admission to Jacobs University. A small percentage of applicants are exempted from this requirement depending on high school subject combination and expected/earned high school diploma type.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
One recommendation letter is required.
What do you find interesting?
A multitude of political, social and cultural forces drive economic decisions in our globalized world. To understand these forces, students need to learn about the many challenges faced by today’s firms and economies. These include resource scarcity, climate change, economic growth, financial crises, or inequalities. The program Global Economics and Management views the classical studies of business administration and economics within a global context and combines them with knowledge from political science, sociology and management. Students gain a transdisciplinary understanding of global economic challenges with an emphasis on sustainable development and responsible leadership.
The Bachelor program Global Economics and Management has received excellent ranking results in the most recent university ranking conducted by the Center for Higher Education (CHE).
The well known Center for Higher Education (CHE) certifies: GEM provides top-flight education in economics and management in Germany! In 2018, GEM is in the #1 group for the quality of courses offered, the organization of its examinations, the opportunities in the curriculum, the scientific basis of its education, the support provided by instructors, access to professional skills and in the quality of its facilities, among other great marks.
With its combination of economics and management, students acquire solid labor-market qualifications for junior management positions with responsibilities in function-specific tasks and projects within areas of employment such as business development, sales and marketing, human resource management, organizational development, strategy and technology consulting, as well as for analyst positions in these fields or in specific industries.
In the last years, our graduates obtained internships and positions in a variety of institutions, including the World Bank, MIT, or the Harvard Kennedy School, and at companies such as Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, Ernst & Young, Deutsche Börse, KPMG, Henkel, Daimler, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Uber, Vodafone, Zalando or Deloitte, as well as in various startups. A degree in GEM will also equip students with transferable skills that will allow them to move into other areas of employment in a variety of employers such as national and multi-national companies, governmental agencies, NGOs, international organizations, think tanks, special interest groups, or research institutions.