Jacobs University

Jacobs University is one of 106 universities included in U-Multirank for Germany. Jacobs University is a small private university located in Bremen with 1562 students enrolled (2019 data or latest available). It was founded in 2001. With regard to the scope of its subjects and degree programmes offered, the Jacobs University is a broad institution. It offers programmes in foreign languages. It is characterised by a high percentage of international students. The Jacobs University graduation rate is 88,72 for bachelors (A score) and 75,28 for masters (C score). As made clear by its sunburst chart – a snapshot illustration of the university’s performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions – the Jacobs University is strongest in Research. Its overall profile shows top performance across various indicators, with 15 ‘A’ (very good) scores overall. For a comprehensive overview of this university’s performance, see its complete performance scores in the tables below.

Jacobs University
Campus Ring 1
28759 Bremen
Germany
0049 421 200 4200

http://www.jacobs-university.de

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Compare Jacobs University to other universities

U-Multirank's unique 'Sunburst chart' gives an illustration of a university's performance profile across the five U-Multirank dimensions. These are indicated in different colours. For instance, the teaching and learning dimension is symbolised by the colour green. Each 'sunray' represents one of the thirty plus U-Multirank indicators. The longer the ray, the better the performance of an institution on the selected indicator: a full-length ray stands for 'top group' performance, whereas a short ray means 'weak' performance. A missing sunray indicates that the specific data indicator is not available. An institution's performance in an indicator can be identified by moving the cursor over the rays. A key guard for the sunburst chart is provided here .

Explanation for sunburst
Teaching & Learning
Score
Grade
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Student-staff ratio

6.78

B

64.06

5.04

Graduating on time (bachelors)

96.4

%
A

0

100

Graduating on time (masters)

0

100

Academic staff with doctorates

100

%
A

0

100

Contact with work environment (bachelors)

4

/9
C

0

9

Contact with work environment (masters)

0

9

Gender balance

Teaching & Learning (Students’ views)
Score
Grade
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Overall learning experience

2.07

C

6

1

Quality of courses & teaching

2.07

C

6

1

Organisation of program

1.99

C

6

1

Contact with teachers

2.09

C

6

1

Inclusion of work/practical experience

2.13

C

6

1

Library facilities

1.9

C

6

1

IT provision

2.52

C

6

1

Digital teaching

2.45

C

6

1

Room facilities

6

1

Research
Score
Grade
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External research income

118.84

A

0

222.13

Doctorate productivity

0.2

B

0

3.94

Research publications (absolute numbers)

86

C

0

5,881

Citation rate

1.25

A

0.23

2.35

Top cited publications

12.3

%
A

0

21.6

Interdisciplinary publications

29.8

%
A

0

29.8

Research orientation of teaching

6

1

Open Access Publications

15.1

%
B

1.6

42.2

Knowledge Transfer
Score
Grade
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Income from private sources

0.14

%
D

0

100

Co-publications with industrial partners

15.1

%
A

0

49.8

Publications cited in patents

0.6

%
A

0

1

BA theses in cooperation with private organisations

43

%

MA theses in cooperation with private organisations

International Orientation
Score
Grade
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International orientation of bachelor programmes

9

/15
A

0

15

International orientation of master programmes

0

15

Opportunities to study abroad

6

1

International doctorate degrees

71.4

%
A

0

100

International joint publications

74.4

%
B

24.6

100

International research grants

15.47

%
C

0

100

Regional Engagement
Score
Grade
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Student internships in the region

26.09

%
D

0

100

Regional joint publications

32.6

%
B

0

83.3

Income from regional sources

General
Score
Grade
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Academic staff (fte)

16

Total number of students in field (major)

39

Percentage of female students

51

%
Additional information
Score
Grade
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Profile in teaching & learning

Application of nature and geoscientific fundamentals and methods to capture and solve current problems in the fields of geochemistry, geophysics, oceanography, environment, raw materials. Strongly interdisciplinary, all-English, supports up to 18 weeks...

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Teaching & learning website

Profile in research

Focus of research: biogeochemical cycles, environment & raw materials, water chemistry, reservoirs, anthropogenic impact, trace elements, biological oceanography, astrobiology, marine geochemistry and ocean physics, geophysics, geoinformatics, modeling...

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Research website

Major profile of faculty

Geology; Oceanography; Geospatial technology