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INTEGRATED SOCIAL SCIENCES

 


Bachelor of Arts - Undergraduate Program

Integrated Social Sciences (ISS) - The Program

Handbook valid until Batch 2019/Class of 2022! ➤ NEW PROGRAM: Society, Media and Politics (SMP)

The BA-program Integrated Social Sciences (ISS) integrates the social sciences necessary to tackle the key challenges of our globalized world in a digitized context. Sociology, media studies and political sciences are learned from a problem-solving and research-oriented, student-centered perspective. ISS was top ranked in the CHE Rankings 2018.

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Career Perspectives

Studying ISS typically opens careers in the media, in non-governmental organizations, public administration, community development, international aid agencies, international business, the cultural sector, international youth and social work, fundraising and many other pursuits.
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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
+ € 8,650 living expenses

Scholarships:

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

Application Deadlines:

June 1 (global) and July 15 (for applicants who do not need a visa) for the new study program Society, Media and Politics (SMP)

Duration:

3 years full-time
 

 

Financing Options:

Each admitted candidate will receive an individual financial package.

Program

Jacobs University offers study programs that comply with the regulations of the European Higher Education Area. All study programs are structured according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS), which facilitates credit transfer between academic institutions. The three-year under-graduate program involves six semesters of study with a total of 180 ECTS credit points (CP). The undergraduate 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.

5 Reasons

5 reasons why you should study Integrated Social Sciences at Jacobs University

  1. Gain in-depth knowledge and skills in 3 social science disciplines: Political Science, Sociology, Communication Science
  2. It is Student-centered and research-oriented
  3. Focus on in-depth and advanced social sciences methods
  4. Integration into ongoing research projects
  5. Step into the footsteps of our graduates who have gone on to prestigious graduate schools such as Oxford, Harvard, Stanford Graduate School, University of Edinburgh, etc.
Students & Alumni

I really didn’t expect that I could gain such a high degree of intercultural tolerance and understanding after the three years.


Yingzhao Zhu

Jacobs was truly an amazing experience.


Trevor Walker

I studied ISS at Jacobs and thoroughly enjoyed it.


Sarah Cleto

FOCUS AREA DIVERSITY
This area includes topics such as social cohesion, state systems, and the preservation of social welfare or the effects of regulatory systems on the individual, such as their impact on human rights. Diversity is thus regarded as a driving force behind development and progress.
DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES
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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Email: admission [at] jacobs-university.de

 


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