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Undergraduate Application Information

Application Information

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Admission to Jacobs University is selective and is based on a candidate’s school and/or university achievements, recommendations, self-presentation, and performance on required standardized tests. Students admitted to Jacobs University demonstrate exceptional academic achievements, intellectual creativity, and the desire and motivation to make a difference in the world. Please note that there is no application fee.

Applicants with German Abitur? Contact our admissions office:

Dipl.-Oek. Inga Schaal
Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator
Telephone: 0421 200 4200
WhatsApp: 0160 93904161
E-Mail: admission [at]

For more information on how to apply to our undergraduate programs, please refer to our undergraduate application requirements page. We also encourage you to join our prospective student mailing to receive information and updates on deadlines, scholarships, financial aid, upcoming events and more.
To be considered for admission to an undergraduate program at Jacobs University, you need to apply by the following deadlines:

EARLY DECISION/SPRING 2018 TRANSFER  -  Application due by November 1
EARLY ACTION - Application due by December 1
EARLY ACTION II  - Application due by February 1
  • Application due by June 1 for international students (who require a visa to enter and study in Germany: for a list of countries please refer to our visa information page)
  • Application due by July 20 for EU/EEA citizens and citizens of the following countries: United States of America (including the US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Northern Mariana Islands), Andorra, Australia (including the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island), Brazil, Canada, El Salvador, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand (including the Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau), San Marino, Republic of South Korea, Switzerland
If you are in your final year of study (high school senior) and have not yet completed your final examinations, you can still apply for any of the above deadlines. We will evaluate your application based on your grades to date. The admission decision will be communicated 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.


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