Jacobs University

Introduction

Jacobs University

Jacobs University is a private English language university located in Bremen and one of the most international academic institutions in Germany. It attracts highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. More than 1,300 students from over 100 nations currently live and study on our residential campus. In Germany’s leading university rankings, Jacobs University has consistently achieved top marks.

Founded in 2001, Jacobs University offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs ranging from the natural sciences and engineering to the social sciences and economics. The graduate portfolio of Jacobs University includes the MSc in Computational Life Science, the MSc in Data Engineering, the bilingual MSc in Psychology and the MSc in Supply Chain Engineering and Management.

At Jacobs University, class sizes are small, and for each student a professor acts as a personal mentor and academic advisor. In research and teaching, our faculty members follow a transdisciplinary approach addressing issues from multiple perspectives. On a campus where the whole world is at home, we provide an education that transcends disciplines and cultural boundaries. Jacobs University students graduate as global citizens who will make a difference in tomorrow’s world.

Campus Life

Jacobs University’s green and tree-shaded campus provides much more than buildings for teaching and research. It is home to an intercultural community which is unprecedented in Europe. A Student Activities Center, various sports facilities, a music studio, a student-run café/bar, concert venues and our Interfaith House ensure that you will always have something interesting to do.

Accommodation

For graduate students who would like to live on campus, Jacobs University offers accommodation in four residential colleges. Each college has its own dining room, recreational lounge, study areas, and common and group meeting rooms.

Scholarships and Financing Options

All applicants for the MSc Computational Life Science, the MSc Data Engineering and the MSc Supply Chain Engineering & Management are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships. In addition, each admitted candidate may request an individual financial package offer with attractive funding options.

Application and Admission

Graduate programs at Jacobs University start in the first week of September every year. Please use the contact form to request details on how to apply. We are looking forward to receiving your inquiry.

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MSc in Computational Life Science

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Germany Bremen city

The Computational Life Science MSc program at Jacobs University provides students with the computational tools for modeling biological systems and analyzing biological data. Graduates of the program are prepared for a career in biotechnology, biomedicine and research. [+]

Computational Life Science In recent years, biological research has become increasingly interdisciplinary, focusing heavily on mathematical modeling and on the analysis of system-wide quantitative information. Sophisticated high-throughput techniques pose new challenges for data integration and data interpretation. The Computational Life Science (CompLife) MSc program at Jacobs University meets these challenges by covering computational, theoretical and mathematical approaches in biology and the life sciences. It is geared towards students of bioinformatics, computer science, physics, mathematics and related areas. Program Features The CompLife program is located at Jacobs University, a private and international English-language academic institution in Bremen, Germany. CompLife students at Jacobs University take a tailor-made curriculum comprising lectures, seminars and laboratory trainings. Courses cover foundational as well as advanced topics and methods. Core components of the program and areas of specialization include: Computational Systems Biology Computational Physics and Biophysics Bioinformatics RNA Biology Imaging and Modeling in Medicine Ecological Modeling Theoretical Biology Applied Mathematics Numerical Methods Please use the contact form to request more details on the CompLife curriculum. Career Options Graduates of the CompLife program are prepared for a career in biotechnology and biomedicine. Likewise, graduates of the program are qualified to move on to a PhD. Application and Admission The CompLife program starts in the first week of September every year. Please use the contact form to request details on how to apply. We are looking forward to receiving your inquiry. Scholarships and Funding Options All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 12,000 per year. Depending on availability, additional scholarships sponsored by external partners are offered to highly gifted students. Moreover, each admitted candidate may request an individual financial package offer with attractive funding options. Campus Life and Accommodation Jacobs University’s green and tree-shaded campus provides much more than buildings for teaching and research. It is home to an intercultural community which is unprecedented in Europe. A Student Activities Center, various sports facilities, a music studio, a student-run café/bar, concert venues and our Interfaith House ensure that you will always have something interesting to do. For graduate students who would like to live on campus, Jacobs University offers accommodation in four residential colleges. Each college has its own dining room, recreational lounge, study areas, and common and group meeting rooms. [-]

MSc in Data Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Germany Bremen city

Data engineering is an emerging profession concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management and data analysis. The MSc program at Jacobs University offers a fascinating and profound insight into the methods and technologies of this rapidly growing area. [+]

Big Data and Data Engineering Big data has turned out to have giant potential, but poses major challenges at the same time. On the one hand, big data is driving the next stage of technological innovation and scientific discovery. Accordingly, big data has been called the “gold” of the digital revolution and the information age. On the other hand, the global volume of data is growing at a pace which seems to be hard to control. In this light, it has been noted that we are “drowning in a sea of data”. Faced with these prospects and risks, the world requires a new generation of data specialists. Data engineering is an emerging profession concerned with big data approaches to data acquisition, data management and data analysis. Providing you with up-to-date knowledge and cutting-edge computational tools, data engineering has everything that it takes to master the era of big data. Program Features The Data Engineering program is located at Jacobs University, a private and international English-language academic institution in Bremen, Germany. The two-year program offers a fascinating and profound insight into the foundations, methods and technologies of big data. Students take a tailor-made curriculum comprising lectures, tutorials, laboratory trainings and hands-on projects. Embedded into a vibrant academic context, the program is taught by renowned experts. In a unique setting, students also team up with industry professionals in selected courses. Core components of the program and areas of specialization include: The Big Data Challenge Data Analytics Big Data Bases and Cloud Services Principles of Statistical Modeling Data Acquisition Technologies Big Data Management Machine Learning Semantic Web and Internet of Things Data Visualization and Image Processing Document Analysis Internet Security and Privacy Legal Aspects of Data Engineering and Data Ethics Please use the contact form to request more details on the Data Engineering curriculum. Career Options Demand for data engineers is massive – in industry, commerce and the public sector. From IT to finance, from automotive to oil and gas, from health to retail: companies and institutions in almost every domain need experts for data acquisition, data management and data analysis. With an MSc degree in Data Engineering, you will excel in this most exciting and rewarding field with very attractive salaries. Likewise, an MSc degree in Data Engineering allows you to move on to a PhD and to a career in science and research. Application and Admission The Data Engineering program starts in the first week of September every year. Please use the contact form to request details on how to apply. We are looking forward to receiving your inquiry. Scholarships and Funding Options All applicants are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 12,000 per year. Depending on availability, additional scholarships sponsored by external partners are offered to highly gifted students. Moreover, each admitted candidate may request an individual financial package offer with attractive funding options. Campus Life and Accommodation Jacobs University’s green and tree-shaded campus provides much more than buildings for teaching and research. It is home to an intercultural community which is unprecedented in Europe. A Student Activities Center, various sports facilities, a music studio, a student-run café/bar, concert venues and our Interfaith House ensure that you will always have something interesting to do. For graduate students who would like to live on campus, Jacobs University offers accommodation in four residential colleges. Each college has its own dining room, recreational lounge, study areas, and common and group meeting rooms. Room and board is € 500 per month. [-]

MSc in Supply Chain Engineering and Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2016 Germany Bremen

The program aims at educating and training leaders of tomorrows to deal with complex problems using engineering and management skills. [+]

MSc in Supply Chain Engineering and Management

 

The program aims at educating and training leaders of tomorrows to deal with complex problems using management and engineering skills. It is open for all students with a strong interest in the topic who are willing to learn and work hard. Knowledge in related areas is helpful, but no prerequisite. Frequently, students from other disciplines than engineering or business administration are admitted and receive a very good GPA.

Whereas the bachelor program in Industrial Engineering and Management at Jacobs University mainly focuses on production processes, the graduate program Supply Chain Engineering and Management in addition concentrates on describing, analyzing and designing logistics systems and thus supply chains.... [-]


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Jacobs University Bremen

Address Campus Ring 1
Bremen 28759, Germany
Website http://www.jacobs-university.de/
Phone +49 421 20040