International Center for Transdisciplinary Studies ICTS

The International Center for Transdisciplinary Studies at Jacobs University Bremen was initiated in 2006. It promotes organized research in science and engineering through a program of summer schools, workshops, and conferences as well as individual research with faculty of Jacobs University. The fields of research include mathematics, computer science, astrophysics, physics of complex systems, chemistry and various areas of the life sciences. Individual research can be carried out over a period ranging from one week to three months. Preferably during the three-months summer session, June until August, schools, workshops and conferences on topics of yearly changing foci usually extend over one or two weeks, accompanied by lectures for the general public.