Jacobs University has developed a specific orientation program designed to provide visiting students with all of the information necessary for a successful semester abroad. Although the schedule varies year to year, the orientation program generally contains the following:
|Morning||Arrival at Bremen and pick-up at the airport|
Lunch Buffet with Academic Affairs Team
|Afternoon||Settling in and exploring campus
Meeting with Student Advisors to explore Vegesack
|Dinner||Dinner with Student Advisors in Colleges|
|Morning||President's Welcome to Jacobs University
Singing of the Academic Integrity Code
Introduction to language courses and "German Politics and Culture"
Registration, residence permit information, etc.
Introduction to courses at Jacobs
|Lunch||Lunch with advisors from the Office for Academic Affairs and International Programs|
|Afternoon||Campus Tour with Student Advisors|
|Dinner||Dinner with College Masters in Colleges|
|Morning||Introduction to college life and campus activities
Introduction to student support services, counselling, etc.
Presentations by Student Government and student clubs
|Afternoon||Tour of the Information Resource Center (library, etc.)
Vegesack Tour with Student Advisors
|Dinner||Dinner with Student Government in Colleges|
|Morning||Help-desk for course registration|
|Dinner||Dinner with the Assistant for International Programs
|Afternoon||Meeting with International Office
Coffee and cake with host families
Bremen Nord festivities
|Dinner||Jacobs Open Party|
Note: Information sessions on health insurance regulations and intercultural training are also offered during the orientation program (typically on a weekend).