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Jacobs Foundation Year

Foundation Year Fees & Services

The total cost for the Foundation Year Program is € 28,000*. The program fee includes all costs associated with the program including tuition, room and board, a semester ticket for local transportation, testing fees as well as all services listed below.

Foundation Year Services:

  • Expert guidance in the transition to undergraduate studies
  • Professional academic advising
  • SAT/TOEFL test preparation and registration
  • Residential colleges with modern single rooms
  • In-college cafeterias with full board
  • Fully equipped recreation center and multimedia rooms
  • Orientation Week to facilitate the transition to Jacobs University
  • Host family program
  • General support (visa, airport pick-up etc.)
  • University campus with 24-hour security

*Please note: According to §4 no.23 UStG (Umsatzsteuergesetz/sales tax law), students of 27 years or older pay an additional 19% VAT (value-added tax) on the board amount of currently 4.000 EUR/year.