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Fees & Finances

For undergraduate programs

The direct costs of attendance for the incoming class of 2019 include tuition, room & board and university fees.
Jacobs University Cost of Attendance 2019/2020
(Jacobs University costs only)
Tuition** € 20,000
Room & Board* € 6,000
Fees € 650
Total Cost of Attendance € 26,650

Costs may change without notice.
* If you take part in the world track program in your fifth semester and you do not live on campus, no room or board will be charged for this semester.
** The Medical Natural Sciences program (MedNat) charges € 30.000 per academic year tuition only. There will be no scholarships or tuition deferral available for this program and the yearly fees need to be paid in advance in order to start the program.
** The Medical Preparatory study program (MedPrep) tuition, room and board is € 25,000.

Students must be prepared to cover all additional costs, which exceed their financing package and to ensure that these funds are available before they arrive. Financing packages cover tuition, room and board only.  Students with partners or families should anticipate additional expenses, which are not covered by university aid.
Please see the Cost of Attendance sheet for more detailed information.

Full Scholarship:
Students who submit a complete application until February 1, 2019, have the chance to receive a merit-based full scholarship.
Students who have already been admitted for the Fall 2019 intake will automatically be considered for the scholarship.
The scholarship is sponsored by the Bremer Landesbank Stiftung and the Wolfgang-Ritter-Stiftung and will be awarded to a student who demonstrates exceptional academic achievement, intellectual creativity, and the desire and motivation to make a difference in the world.

Contact the Financial Services Team

Student Financial Services
SFS [at]
Financial Aid Application Deadlines:
Early Decision / Transfer Students: December 1
Early Action: January 1
Early Action II: March 1
Rolling Admission: June 15