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About Us

About Us
Mission: Constructing the Future

In a stimulating, secure and highly diverse campus environment, with cutting-edge technology and learning-centered pedagogy, Constructor University delivers world-class educational and personal development opportunities to its students, and excellent research and innovations produced by a distinguished faculty, committed to social good as well as regional and global economic development.

Quick Facts

Opening in 2001
Constructor University was founded with the support of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, the University of Bremen, and Rice University, Houston, Texas.

Organization: Private, state-recognized university, gGmbH (limited liability company whose profits are utilized for non-commercial purposes)

Supervisory Board and Decision-Making Body: Board of Governors

Campus: 34 hectares; located 17 km from the city center

Language of Teaching and Research: English

Students: over 1,800

Location: Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, Germany

Key Facts

2023 Academic Year, Fall Semester 

Pre-degree programs: 50 students 

Bachelor programs: 1315 students 

Master programs: 244 students 

PhD programs: 227 students 

437 employees (not including students, apprentices and managing directors) of which:

  • 57 Professors
  • 132 scientific staff
  • 22 university lecturers and 8 additional teaching staff

Constructor [until 2022 known as Jacobs] University occupies top places in respected university rankings year after year. 

World University Rankings 2024 

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  • Among top 25% (401-500) world wide 
  • #1 Private university in Germany
  • #3 international university in the world 
  • #35 small university (best in Germany)  

THE Young University Rankings 2024 

THE Young University Rankings 2024

  • Top 10% worldwide
    #57 young university out of 673

Humboldt 2023 


  • Ranks attractiveness for international researches 
  • #12 our of 127 German universities 

U-Multirank 2022


  • Top score in 14 different categories 
  • #2 out of 100 German universities 
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Executive Master
  • Doctor of Philosophy

Courses Offered

  • International Foundation Year Program (study orientation and preparation)
  • 15 three-year Bachelor’s programs
  • 5 two-year Master’s programs
  • 3 doctoral programs (PhD) as part of the Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS)
  • Customized HR development programs for specialists and managers in various industries

Exchange Programs 

Constructor University offers study exchange programs in conjunction with international partners including Rice University, Washington State University in the USA, Universidad de San Andres in Argentina, Fudan University in China, Technion in Israel and Yamanashi Gakuin University in Japan; it is also involved in the EU exchange program ERASMUS+. 


Depending on the study program, between €10,000 and €20,000 per academic year Individualized financial aid packages, involving grants, scholarships, and tuition deferrals assist qualified applicants for Bachelor’s and Master’s programs in commencing their studies at Constructor University.

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