|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?
Computer Science lies at the core of all modern industries, as computer systems and information technology are the basis for almost all of today’s production processes. Computer technology changes constantly but there are a number of fundamental principles underlying these technologies.
The Computer Science program at Jacobs University focuses on understanding these principles and their application in practice. In addition to courses dealing with core competencies (programming, software engineering, foundations of computer science), you will be covering mathematics (calculus, linear algebra, and statistics) and take courses in engineering and sciences whilst also conducting guided research.
Study Computer Science at one of the world’s top-ranked universities (THE Ranking and THE Young University Ranking 2019, CHE Ranking) with excellent career options in top tech companies.
Computer science is one of the key disciplines of the 21st century and affecting almost all modern industries. As a consequence, the possible career paths are very broad for graduates with a computer science degree and the job market is very favorable. The job market includes jobs such as software engineer, system integrator, information systems manager, data analyst, database administrator, application developer, cybersecurity analyst, IT consultant, or system analyst.
Graduates of the Computer Science program at Jacobs University have obtained positions in companies of the information technology sector such as Amazon, Cleversoft, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, SAP, Skype, 360 Treasury Systems, Twitter, Research Gate or VMware and within companies that are using information technology extensively such as the BMW Group, Deutsche Bank, KPMG, or Uber. Some graduates founded their own companies like Deep Web Solutions GmbH, Take Off Labs, or techOS GmbH.
The Career Services Center (CSC) as well as the Jacobs Alumni Office help students in their career development. The CSC provides students with high quality training and coaching in CV creation, cover letter formulation, interview preparation, effective presenting, business etiquette and employer research as well as in many other aspects, thus helping students identify and follow up rewarding careers after their time at Jacobs University. Furthermore, the Alumni Office helps students establish a long-lasting and worldwide network which comes in handy when exploring job options in academia, industry, and elsewhere.