Modern Mathematics - International Summer School
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 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
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.