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Introducing: Alec Bohman, a second-year International Relations: Politics and History student
Meet Astra, another lovely dog of RLH
Meet Hachiko, one of the dogs of RLH
Discover one of Bremen's hidden gems: the historic Schnoor Quarter
Visit Bella, an Earth and Environmental Sciences student from the United States, who invites us into her room at Krupp College
Our mascot Joana is back! Find out where she was last seen in this article
Uncover the secrets of how to pass the exams in this article
Learn more about the Kotlin programming language and the benefits of using it
Exam season is soon approaching – but we don’t have to dread it! Read on for some productivity tips that have always gotten me through finals.
Wondering how to get involved in social issues and integrate better in Germany? Learn more about the Community Impact Project degree requirement.
If you’re not sure where to start with writing your thesis, try this article! From brainstorming to mindset shifts, here are our best tips.
Read about what it’s like to live and study with students from over 110 countries at Constructor University.
Heard a lot about ChatGPT but still don’t really understand it? Read on to hear some of its benefits and drawbacks, including insights from our university’s Dean Arvid Kappas and Professor Jakob Fruchtmann.
Thinking about pursuing a psychology degree or already studying it at university? Learn about the many different career paths you can take as a psychology undergraduate.
What does it mean to be independent? In this article, I discuss three things I wish I’d known at eighteen before heading off to university.
Read Kenna’s final thoughts about her study abroad experience in Seoul.
Here are five ways to enjoy Valentine’s Day on campus or in Bremen!
Experience the German tradition you’ve never heard of before.
Here’s four reviews to help you find a new favourite German show.
In Bremen for the winter? Discover local events you can enjoy this December!
Join Kenna for a week in her life abroad in Seoul.
Hear from the captain and members of Jacobs’ netball team!
Meet your teachers of the year and learn about their perspectives on teaching at Jacobs!
Learn about Jacobs’ very own hackathon from this year’s organisers, including event details and how you can participate too!
Unsure of what fest to go to? Here’s all the info about the local German Fests!
Discover the top five German baked goods you have to try.
New to Bremen? Here is your comprehensive guide to help you get around town!
Curious about internships? Jacobs’ students recount how their summer internships went and give you advice on pursuing yours!
In the fifth semester at Jacobs, students have the chance to study abroad. Find out more about the process from Kenna, who is currently abroad in South Korea.
Low on money but really want to go travelling? Here’s a guide to travelling on a budget!
Find out how to go to the doctor’s office in Germany.
Ready to work? Learn about how to get a job on campus.
Read about two Jacobs alumni’s experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureates Meeting this year.
Our in-house writer Kayla details her experiences with burnout including ways she has been able to cope with it.
Read about Ramin and Zain: two students from Jacobs who won this year’s annual Microsoft Imagine Cup.
Discover activities to do in Bremen this summer from Jacobs’ blog’s in-house writers, Kayla and Kenna, including events as well as fun and interesting places to visit for a happy day out in the sun!
Your personalised summer playlist, from classic oldies, all the way to psychedelia and rap. Happy summer everyone!
Our guest writer, Eleanor Cwik, reflects on her graduation.
Learn about all the best sights to see for a day trip to Hamburg.
Reflecting on my experiences during freshman year: the myths, the truths, and overcoming obstacles.
What does an average class look like for a Jacobs student? This month we profile the History of Globalization course from the International Relations program.
Meet Luna Miskevich & Luisa Lühdorff, the head organisers of this years´ TedX-Jacobs University event.
The long-awaited Mercatorstraße party has returned!
Our roommates series is back. Discover the story of Kaleb and Muratidzwa: two acquaintances turned roommates turned good friends!
Are you an incoming student? Here is a guide to Jacobs’ four residential college buildings to help you decide which college best suits you!
This month we highlight the activities of Spectrum, the club representing Jacobs’s LGBTQ+ community.
Springtime in Germany is beautiful and should absolutely be taken advantage of while it lasts! Discover some fun activities that can be done both on campus and in Bremen this spring.
Just a short ride away from Jacobs, read about one of Europe’s most lively cities with beautiful canals, history, art, and more!
Ever wondered how life is like in Germany? Any unique features you should know of before coming here? Discover a few cultural differences in Germany that you might find interesting!
Struggling to learn German? You are not alone. Here's a guide with the best resources to help you improve.