Join the International Foundation Year at JUIC and prepare for an international undergraduate education. The academic preparatory program allows you to explore different subjects, strengthen your personal and academic skills, and develop your English language abilities.
Jacobs University International College (JUIC)
Access to recorded Web Session
Do you want more detailed information about the International Foundation Year? Request a recording from our recent web session where our Recruitment Counselor Magali Pantobe introduced this program and answered all questions of the prospective students.
Alternatively, you can arrange an individual consultation with us.
Your Benefits At a glance
Don’t feel ready for university? Or maybe you just want to explore a few subjects before you choose a degree? Don’t delay! Start your higher education journey with our International Foundation Year! Strengthen your academic skills and gain knowledge and experience in different subject areas, while learning and living in a multicultural environment.
Exploration of courses in different disciplines English related to academic and specific degree programs Guaranteed undergraduate admission upon successful completion of the program. Personal development program Personal tutors available Small class sizes with 20 students or less Excellent private university, top-ranked academic programs Inspiring international environment with students from over 110 countries Promising career prospects thanks to strong professor and alumni networks Living and learning on a safe campus
Why choose Jacobs University
As a private, non-profit, English-speaking university offering the highest standards in research and teaching, Jacobs University attracts highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. On Germany’s most international campus students become citizens of the world, able to take responsibility for a sustainable and peaceful future of humanity.
Students are held to the highest academic standards, and benefit greatly from interdisciplinary education, individualized mentorship from faculty, and early research opportunities.
With more than 110 nations represented on campus, students live and learn among a melting pot of ideas and viewpoints, providing an experience that both uncovers new passions and broadens perspective.
We graduate students with self-competence and social skills. The diversity encountered during their education prepares them to participate within diverse cultures and global industries.
Our graduates go on to successful careers in business and science, possessing the interdisciplinary knowledge and experience today’s employers seek.
Top ranked in Germany and worldwide
Among top 300 best universities worldwide
University with the most international outlook in Germany
#33 young university worldwide
#1 private university in Germany
#4 young university in Germany
#9 young university in Teaching worldwide
Jacobs University operates JUIC and the International Foundation Year in cooperation with Oxford International Education Group.
Founded in 1991, Oxford International is an accredited, private education provider that operates independent boarding schools, international colleges and English language centres across the UK and North America to create life enhancing experiences for students worldwide. Their programs help over 50,000 UK and international students achieve academic success every year.
Join our vibrant Campus Life
Develop your interpersonal and intercultural skills by joining one or more of our many clubs and participating in a variety of campus life activities. Experience team spirit on our Rowing Team, strike the right notes in our J-Cappella choir or philosophize in our Debating Society. No matter what your interests and hobbies are, there is something for everyone.
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Safety, Security and Care
The safety and well-being of our students is a top priority on our campus.
In this video you will learn about the far-reaching measures Jacobs University uses to ensure high standards.