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Open Programs and Customized Solutions to meet your individual requirements


For Professionals

Open Programs

Engage in interactive live-online-programs and blended learning solutions in business and technology.

Connect to a new generation of open programs. Earn a University certificate and grow your personal business network.

Enhance your knowledge and further your career prospects. Individuals, as well as teams, are encouraged to participate.

The certified program content is based on current fields of research and teaching of Jacobs University faculty and the latest market trends.

For Businesses

Custom Programs

Generate the most sustainable impact on your business with a customized program that perfectly matches your employees’ needs.

We create learning solutions precisely corresponding to requirements of your business unit, department or organization.

Upgrade the interaction level amongst your internal stakeholders of different business segments by creating customized professional solutions.

Enjoy the support of Jacobs University as a full-service partner for professional employee development and a driver of corporate growth.

“Jacobs University has challenged my openness and willingness to engage in something new and unfamiliar. I would recommend it to anyone who has the chance to participate in such a project. It was very inspiring and broadened my horizons.”

Peggy Wenzel, BLG Logistics, training participant


    Customized solutions for your own individual needs, challenges and desired results

    Maximum flexibility, top professors and practical specialist knowledge ensure a high company impact

    Customer-centric program development and personal customer contacts during the entire program-life-cycle ensures maximum outcomes.

    International diverse student body and faculty in a private, English-speaking campus university

    Diverse programs and international collaboration give way to a beneficial corporate network of experts and academic exchanges worldwide.

    Jacobs University Bremen and SIT (Schaffhausen Institute of Technology) have an established partnership aiming to drive interdisciplinary science, technology and education in Europe and beyond.

    Internationally and German state-recognized university education with highest standards in research and teaching.

    Academic excellence with a global perspective, following an interdisciplinary concept

    Continuously ranked as one of the top universities worldwide, highly scoring with its excellent study programs, teaching, research, and international outreach.




Imagine travelling to the other side of the world to study modern management techniques combined with state-of-the-art production technology for a whole semester. That’s what Weichai’s future decision makers are doing since 2017.

Weichai Power, a Chinese corporation with more than 42.000 employees and specialized in research and development, manufacturing and sale of diesel engines, sends employees to Jacobs University for tailormade, four-month executive education programs of knowledge transfer combined with international experiences and practical company visits and exchanges to advance their personal careers.

The participants are mainly living and studying on the international campus of Jacobs University Bremen to be trained in several fields, such as project management, supply chain management, digitalization, Industry 4.0 and smart manufacturing, etc. A high emphasis is laid on practical learning. The participants experience the attained knowledge during site visits to well-known global industry players from Germany, each market leaders in different automotive sectors as well as leading companies in industrial production and digitalization.

Furthermore, the participants join and shadow their German colleagues from companies such as Linde Hydraulics or KION in which Weichai Power holds stakes. The program has been running successfully with several batches since 2017 and more than 60 participants graduating the program so far.



As many industry producers, the Schaeffler Group faces various demanding challenges of changing markets. The field of purchasing has a major impact for the future development of the whole industry.

The executive education program, tailormade according to the needs and challenges of Schaeffler Group, was established as a blended learning offer. The aim is to efficiently train Schaeffler's purchasers for future challenges in the automotive sector while providing participants with targeted preparation for their next career step.

Since 2020, experienced purchasing professionals attended customized seminars at Jacobs University on topics such as logistics & supply chain management, negotiation training and techniques, innovation management in purchasing, working capital and purchasing strategy. With 20 participants per module, the customized program is partly made up of virtual content and partly of in-person events as blended learning solution.

Besides the executive education program, the German automotive and industrial supplier also cooperates with Jacobs University through knowledge transfer projects and as part of Schaeffler’s PhD program. The tailormade executive education program awards ECTS credit points. Thus, the participants can make use of these credits for their academic career, for example towards a University Master Program requirement.


For several years Jacobs University has been ranked in some of the most important national and global university rankings. According to Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking, it is amongst the 300 best universities worldwide – scoring with its excellent study programs, teaching, research, and international outreach.



Reach the Jacobs University Business Solutions team by
phone: +49 421 - 200 44 10,
email: business [at],

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