Graduate education at Jacobs University encompasses programs from the natural sciences and engineering to the social sciences and economics. Completion of these programs leads to a Master of Arts (MA) degree, a Master of Science (MSc) degree or a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. The graduate program portfolio is based on the focus areas of Jacobs University:
MOBILITY – OF PEOPLE, GOODS, AND INFORMATION
HEALTH – FOCUS ON BIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES
DIVERSITY – IN MODERN SOCIETIES
At the graduate level, students deepen their knowledge, extend their academic qualifications and further specialize in an area of their choice. At the same time, graduate students at Jacobs University are trained to investigate and analyze issues from multiple perspectives and without clear-cut disciplinary boundaries.
Graduate programs at Jacobs University maintain the highest standards of teaching and comprise diverse learning platforms including lectures, seminars, workshops, laboratory trainings and excursions. The student-faculty relation is close with dedicated mentors providing students with individual academic advising. Students benefit from the university’s research orientation by becoming involved in research from an early stage and by getting acquainted with the use of state-of-the-art technologies.