Foundation Year Services

Expert guidance in the transition to undergraduate studies
Professional academic advising
SAT/TOEFL test preparation and registration
Residential colleges with modern single rooms
In-college cafeterias with full board
Fully equipped recreation center and multimedia rooms
Excursions to major European cities
Orientation Week to facilitate the transition to Jacobs University
Host family program
General support (visa, airport pick-up etc.)
University campus with 24-hour security

Fees & Finances

The total cost for the Foundation Year Program is € 23,000. The program fee includes all costs associated with the program including tuition, room and board, a semester ticket for local transportation, testing fees as well as the costs for the excursions program.

Once accepted into the program, students are required to submit a non-refundable €500 deposit fee to confirm their place. This fee is reimbursed to students when they graduate from Jacobs University. The withdrawal policy for students who enroll in the Foundation Year Program can be found under section 2.6 of our SFS Payment and Financial Aid Policies.

Please note that no financial aid or scholarships are available for the Foundation Year program.