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COMPUTER SCIENCE

 


Bachelor of Science - Undergraduate Program

Computer Science (CS) - The Program

Computer Science lies at the core of all modern industries, as computer systems and information technology are the basis for almost all of today’s production processes. Computer technology changes constantly but there are a number of fundamental principles underlying these technologies. The Computer Science program at Jacobs University focuses on understanding these principles and their application in practice. In addition to courses dealing with core competencies (programming, software engineering, foundations of computer science), you will be covering mathematics (calculus, linear algebra, and statistics) and take courses in engineering and sciences whilst also conducting guided research.
Study Computer Science at one of the world’s top-ranked universities (THE Ranking and THE Young University Ranking 2019, CHE Ranking) with excellent career options in top tech companies.

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Career Perspectives

Computer science is one of the key disciplines of the 21st century and affecting almost all modern industries. As a consequence, the possible career paths are very broad for graduates with a computer science degree. Many of our graduating students find jobs at top tech companies, such as Microsoft, Google, and Amazon.
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Key Facts

Program Start Date 2019:

last week of August (orientation week), first week of September (classes)

Tuition:

€ 20,000 per academic year
+ € 6,650 living expenses

Scholarships:

All applicants are considered for merit-based scholarships of up to € 15,000 per year.

Application Deadlines 2019:

June 1 (global) and July 15 (for applicants who do not need a visa)

Duration:

3 years full-time
 

 

Financing Options:

Each admitted candidate will receive an individual financial package.

5 reasons

5 reasons why you should study Computer Science at Jacobs University

  1. Study at a top-ranked private university with students from more than 100 nations
  2. Benefit from excellent partner universities for your study abroad options
  3. Individual career service support to help you plan and start your career
  4. Train your intercultural skills by studying with students from more than 100 countries
  5. Connect with Alumni to broaden your professional network

Program

The three-year undergraduate program involves six semesters of study with a total of 180 ECTS credit points (CP). The curricular structure follows an innovative and student-centered modularization scheme - the 3C-Model - that groups the disciplinary content of the three study years according to overarching themes:

 

Study program structure

Rankings

THE Young University Ranking 2019 Jacobs University has been top-ranked # 26 of 351 universities worldwide younger than 50 years, #11 in “Teaching” among the young universities worldwide as well as #1 in “International Outlook” and “Teaching” in Germany

CHE Ranking 2019 Jacobs University achieved top results in numerous other areas of the CHE ranking 2019. The most detailed university ranking in the German-speaking region not only takes into account facts on the range of courses but also questions students themselves.

Students & Alumni

I studied Computer Science at Jacobs because of the awesome career perspectives. Top tech companies like Microsoft hire Jacobs students as software engineers.


Matius Sulung Chairani

What surprised me about Jacobs was how close of a community it is. People look out for each other and care about how each other are doing.


Tyler Buchman

FOCUS AREA MOBILITY
Understanding the worldwide flow of people, goods, and information is important in today’s globalized world. Information influences the life of the individual and the cohesion of societies and cultures in many different ways.
DEPARTMENT COMPUTER SCIENCE & ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING
Life on campus
Become part of a global community
Jacobs Students come from all over the world to live and learn at Jacobs University. Our student body represents 110 nations. They form an ambitious campus community whose internationality is unprecedented in Europe. Jacobs University’s green and tree-shaded 80-acre campus provides much more than buildings for teaching and research.
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Phone: 0421 200 4200
Email: admission [at] jacobs-university.de

 


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