The Jade University of applied sciences was founded in 2009. It lies in the northwest and has three campuses namely Wilhelmshaven, Oldenburg & Elsfleth. It has a total number of 6,700 enrolled students and 180 professors and 199 specialists. The Elsfleth campus is Germany’s most renowned nautical training center.

The core values of the university include innovative culture, interdisciplinary thinking & constructive teaching. At Jade University the basic requirement is that the student has a good working knowledge of German which will enable him or her to follow lectures and study independently.

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Jade University of Applied Sciences
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Jade University of applied sciences is a public university situated in Lower Saxon which has been in the top 28% of universities in the world and is ranked number 1 in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

Statistics (as per the current status) –

  1. Country Rank – 142 of 370
  2. World Rank – 3508 of 14160
  3. In Europe – 993 of 2789
  4. In Lower Saxon – 14 of 26



The number of enrolled students in various campuses of Jade University of applied sciences is-  Wilhelmshaven university 4200, Oldenburg 2200, and for Elsfleth with 600 students.

Courses Offered

    • Architecture
    • Civil engineering
    • Geoinformation
    • Health technology
    • Engineering
    • Business
    • Maritime Studies
    • Logistics
    • Management/IT/Technology
    • Computer Science in Construction
    • Speech Therapy
    • Midwifery Science


Jade University of Applied sciences is a public university that offers many courses & programs.

Undergraduate Programs:

  1. Electrical Engineering ( dual program)
  2. Mechanical Engineering ( dual program)
  3. Mechatronics ( dual program)
  4. Medical Technology ( dual program)
  5. Marine Technology (7 semesters without practical semester)
  6. Bachelor program on Renewable Energies (Online- 6 semesters without practical semester)

Graduate Programs:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Popular courses  in the university for the student coming from abroad

The courses include-

  • architecture
  • civil engineering
  • geoinformation
  • health and technology
  • computer sciences
  • maritime management
  • media
  • engineering sciences

Scholarship and Financial Aid

No information about this is given on University’s portal. In case of any update, data will be updated here as well.

Internships Near University

The campus of Elsfleth has ties with many shipping and logistic companies like Maersk group and Clipper group having headquarters in Denmark, Cargill Ocean transportation having Headquartered in Geneva,  etc. A detailed list of which is available on the official site of the maritime university.

The University also offers preparatory internships for courses of mechanical engineering, mechatronics & medical technology including certification courses for the competency of navigational officers. Since the university is based on research and development it facilitates contacts with potential employers throughout Germany.

Students can opt for abroad Internships within the EU and in Iceland, Liechtenstein, FYR Macedonia, Norway, and Turkey which can be funded with Erasmus + for a maximum of five months, or there can be funding through the PROMOS  scholarship.

Jobs Near University

Support is offered to good ideas on business models for those willing to start a business (employees or students) such as consulting services, coaching, infrastructure, funding advice, and support as the university works closely with the start-up and innovation center of the University of Oldenburg and the Wilhelmshaven Economic Development Corporation details of which are available at the official website of the university like Jade Startup box

The university also motivates the innovation of inventors by framing conditions with the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

A student completing their degree in architecture can pursue to be an architect and can also work in large or small architecture offices, the building department of a city administration, real estate industry, project management, and even editing

Housing and Accommodation

  1. Living complex in Wilhelmshaven ­ is varied, with everything from one ­room apartments to large flatshares are available on the various portals. Students can also apply for low­ cost rooms within the Wiesenhof student hall of residence and the Ansgari campus near the residential complex.
  2. Oldenburg ­ has centrally located student halls of residence run by the Student network and Hermann ­Ehlers­ Haus the availability of which can be found on the noticeboards within the  University campus, and also within the local paper, the NWZ  published on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
  3. Elsfleth offers various student residences like “am Lienekanal”, “BelugaVilla” which has 8 furnished rooms and dormitories that are around the campus. Places are allotted on the basis of booking(first-come, first-serve).
  4. There are options for privately rented accommodation and ­ can be found with the help of the staff of the secretarial office of the Maritime Faculty.

Cost of Living

Jade University of applied sciences is a public higher education institution in Germany and the cost of living for students at Jade University of Applied Sciences is

  1. $644 – 1,234 USD/Month
  2. INR 47, 797.68 according to the current conversion rate
  3. 537.77 Euros
CategoryExpensive City [in Euro]Average [in Euro]Small town [in Euro]Comments
Rent 500375200Depending on the location
Semester Fees350200110Per semester
Transportation000The cost of transportation is already included in the semester fees.
Public Insurance110110110Insurance does not depend on cities.
Private Insurance353535you can choose either public or private insurance.
Radio Bill18.3618.3618.36Per month
Mobile20158Mobile bill does not depend on cities. Usually it cost 8-20 euro per month
Groceries220200160Depending on your choice
Miscellaneous200150100Depending on your choice
Total [with Public Insurance]1,4181,068.36706.36Per month
Total [with Private Insurance]1,343993.63631.36Per month

Places to Visit near University

The Deutsches Marinemuseum displays German naval history and has outdoor ship models. The Aquarium Wilhelmshaven contains seals and penguins, and a museum with aquatic fossils.

Oldenburg is a city in northwest Germany. The central Horst-Janssen-Museum displays work by 20th-century artists, including lithographs and drawings. The State Museum for Nature and Man exhibits the region’s natural history, plus an aquarium. Oldenburg Castle houses showcase regional artifacts and European painting.

Elsfleth is a beautiful town with harbors & dockyards where Two rivers, the Hunte and the Wesser which combine to give credence. The city’s major attraction would be the St. Nicolai Church dating back to the 16th century and the monument of the Black Duke. One can explore various adventure sports like sailing or hiking.

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