To obtain a B.Sc. degree at Jacobs University a minimum of 180
ECTS credit points must be earned over a period of 6 semesters.
- A minimum of 140 ECTS credits must be earned in the School of
Engineering and Science.
- 30 ECTS credits must be earned through transdisciplinary
courses, comprised of courses in the School of Humanities and
Social Sciences (SHSS) and University Study Courses (USC). The
choice between SHSS courses and USCs is free.
- Up to 4 language courses (up to 10 ECTS credit points) may be
counted toward Home School Electives.
- All undergraduate students are required to complete an
internship, normally to be accomplished between the second and
third year of study. Information about the internship will be
listed on the transcript. The internship must last at least two
consecutive months. No credits are connected to the internship
- It is mandatory to successfully complete a Bachelor Thesis in
Mathematics. This thesis needs to be supervised by one or several
faculty memebers, at least one from Mathematics. Writing the thesis
is formally part of Guided Research Mathematics and
BSc Thesis II. Usually, Guided Research Mathematics
I serves as a preparation to write the thesis.
Course requirements: Students must obtain at least
- 25 ECTS credits for Mathematics courses at year 1 level or
- 40 ECTS credits for Mathematics courses at year 2 level or
- 45 ECTS credits for Mathematics courses at year 3 level or
The core courses Analysis I/II and Linear Algebra I/II have to
be completed successfully to graduate.
Note: The following classes qualify as Mathematics
courses in the requirements above: Courses listed as
Mathematics (course numbers 100xyz), Applied and
Computational Mathematics 110xyz), and Mathematics Service
(course numbers 120xyz). Here x denotes the year of
the course. For example 100312 Introduction to Complex Analysis is
a year 3 level course. The course recommendations below explain the
more advanced options of the curriculum.
Jacobs University Bremen reserves the right to substitute
courses by replacements and/or reduce the number of
mandatories/mandatory elective courses offered.