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Modern Mathematics - International Summer School for Students

Participant Information

Participation Agreement and Parental Consent Form

All participants are required to read and sign the Participation Agreement and the Questionnaire for Medical Emergencies:
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Participants under the age of 18 must also have the parents or legal guardians sign the Parental Consent section on this form.

The two forms must be scanned and sent by email to as soon as possible upon your acceptance to the summer school.

Arrival / Departure to the summer school

We expect all students to arrive on July 1st by 17:30 on campus (see directions). For this you should be not later than 16:45 at Bremen main station (Hauptbahnhof, bus and train arrivals) or 16:00 at Bremen airport (arrival by plane). See below the instructions of how to get from these locations to the campus.

You should plan your departure on 11 July any time of the day.

Note that early arrivals or late departures are possible, but will be charged additionally 50 Euros per person per night (paid during the summer school, no bank transfers). If you plan an early arrival/late departure, please contact the organizers directly via email to arrange your stay.

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.

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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 ticket in the direction Bremen-Farge for €2.75. For this use a search screen first typing "Bremen", and then "Farge." The ticket machines allow you to change language to English. 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 ticket to Bremen-Farge for €2.75 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, and exceptional cases to non-minors. Participants who would like to use the shuttle must let us know of their flight number and scheduled arrival time in advance. Shuttle service will be provided by a prior agreement only.

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 campus from Amsterdam or Frankfurt airports takes about five hours, from Hamburg or Hannover airports - around three hours, see information on Arriving by Train above.

Bank Transfer Details for Deposit and Participation Fee

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

  Account Holder:      Jacobs University Bremen
  Address:      Campus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany
  IBAN:     DE 732 905 0101 000 1181833
  BIC:      SBREDE22
  Name of Bank:      Sparkasse Bremen
  Address of Bank:      Am Brill 1-3, 28195 Bremen, Germany
  Purpose:      Project 6318/50399, LASTNAME, FIRSTNAME

IMPORTANT: To avoid misdirection of funds, it is important that you specify both project number and your name in the REQUESTED FORMAT (see above).

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.


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