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Incoming Students

5 Steps to Study Abroad at Jacobs:

You are a university student looking for an exciting English-language study abroad experience in Europe? If your GPA is at least a 3.0 (American, or a B letter grade) and your English competence is at a CEFR B2  level or higher, you are welcome to start your study abroad application with us.
1 – Does Jacobs University offer courses I am interested in?

As a study abroad student you are flexible in your selection of courses, please check undergraduate program portfolio and our course catalogue.
2 – I found matching courses and I would like to study abroad at Jacobs:

Ask your International or Study Abroad Office if they have a partnership agreement with Jacobs University.
3 – Yes, my home university is a partner:

After being approved and nominated by your International or Study Abroad Office, you can start your application as an exchange, visiting or Erasmus student.

– No, my home university is not a partner:
Your GPA is at least 3.0 American numerical value (B letter grade or equivalent) and your English level is CEFR B2 (TOEFL iBT 80 or equivalent)? You are welcome to start your direct application as an individual visiting student or free mover.

APPLY NOW: Set up an account with our CampusNet and log in, select and save Incoming Study Abroad as the Program Choice, in the Current Application options click Apply to Incoming Study Abroad. You can upload all documents electronically.
4 – I completed the application, what is next?
Based on the availability of places, Jacobs International Office will select applicants and contact you to confirm your acceptance and provide you with further information regarding practical aspects of your stay such as visa.

5 – What should I take care of before arrival?

Please read the Study Abroad Handbook, obtain your visa, settle your financial payments to Jacobs University and inform International Office about your arrival time. We take care of the rest. Welcome to the Jacobs community!

See what our exchange and visiting students have to say about their time at Jacobs University: