Modern Mathematics - International Summer School
Arrival and departure
All participants are expected to arrive on July 4 before 18:00
(participants should aim for arrival at Bremen airport before
16:00) and stay throughout the entire duration of the school until
July 14 (departure day, no offical program).
In exceptional cases, we will be able to find accommodation for
participants arriving before July 4 or leave after July 14 at their
own expense at €50 per day for full room and board.
Please note that these extended stays are not an official part
of the summer school, so we can not assume any responsibility of
Participation Agreement and Parental
All participants are required to read and sign the Participation
Agreement and the Questionnaire for Medical Emergencies:
Participants under the age of 18 must also have the parents or
legal guardians sign the Parental Consent section on this form.
Download Participation Agreement
The two forms may be scanned and sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or sent in by FAX to +49-421-200-493210. Pleaes add your travel
information when you send the forms so that we know when you
Arriving by train
You should buy a through ticket to Bremen-Schönebeck, a
suburban railway station within five minutes walk from campus.
Trains from Bremen Main Station to Bremen-Schönebeck show Bremen-Vegesack or Bremen-Farge as final destination. They run every 30 minutes till late, leaving
main station at 04 and 34 minutes past each hour from platform 5 or
6. During peak times, there are additional services at 19 and 49
minutes past each hour.
Should you end up at Bremen main station without a through
ticket to Bremen-Schönebeck, you must buy a ticket at one of
the ticket machines in the station. You cannot buy tickets on the
train. Get a Tarif Zone II ("Preisstufe II") ticket at €3.00.
You may have to validate the ticket by time-stamping it in one of
the little blue boxes on the station platform.
When you arrive at Bremen-Schönebeck, take the stairs up
the bridge, cross the bridge and follow the road (which turns into
Bruno-Bürgel-Straße). You will reach the Jacobs main
gate (B in map below) after approximately 500m.
Arriving by air
Bremen Airport is located close to the city center. As a hub of Ryan Air, it offers convenient direct flights to many European
destinations, as well as generally good international connections
via Frankfurt, Paris, or Amsterdam.
Arriving at the airport, take Tram 6 up to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
(main station), then follow the instructions above to
Bremen-Schönebeck station for a five minute walk to campus.
There is a ticket machine on the tram which takes Euro coins, get a
Tarif Zone II ("Preisstufe II") ticket at €3.00 which is valid
all the way to Bremen-Schönebeck. Total travel time from
Bremen Airport to Jacobs University is approximately one hour.
There will be a limited shuttle service from Bremen Airport to
campus. Priority is given to minors. Participants who would like to
use the shuttle must let us know of their flight number and
scheduled arrival time in advance.
It is worth checking for convenient connections to Hamburg or
Hannover as well. Both airports have train connections to Bremen
within two hours travel time. Intercontinental travelers may want
to check for cheaper direct flights into Amsterdam or Frankfurt.
Train travel to Bremen takes about five hours, see information on
Arriving by Train above.
All requested fees must be paid by bank transfer to the account
specified below. If you experience any problems with the money
transfer, please contact the conference office immediately.
Option 1: Bank Transfer using IBAN and BIC
||Jacobs University Bremen
||Campus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany
||DE 732 905 0101 000 1181833
||Name of Bank:
||Address of Bank:
||Am Brill 1-3, 28195 Bremen, Germany
||Project 6318/50399, LASTNAME,
To avoid misdirection of funds, it is
important that you specify both project number and your name in the
Option 2: Highly recommended - payment via peerTransfer
Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH has partnered with peerTransfer to
offer a payment option for international students which avoids
often high fees for regular bank transfers and permits online
tracking of the payment process for students and the university. If
you use peerTransfer, you will be notified via email when the
payment is received by Jacobs University. Money is expected to be
transferred within two working days.