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Alumni Reunion Spring 2024 Boston

June 2, 2024

Please join us for the Constructor University Foundation of America’s 2024 reunion in Boston! Events are happening all weekend. Our reunion dinner is scheduled to run from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, with plenty of time for mingling and conversation. ​ ​Afraid you don’t know anyone who is going? Don’t be! All alumni take a leap of faith when they attend their first reunion. Entering a room with people…

ArtFest 2023

April 2, 2023

ArtFest 2023 All Alumni fondly remember the cultural events that happened on Campus. Grown out of the various College Art exhibitions, the Constructor University Arts Fest has since 2018 united the bubble with the wider Bremen Community. With over 100 Students involved, the Art Fest 2023 will continue the tradition.Where: On CampusCampus Ring 1, 28759 Bremen, Germany When: March 24-25th Learn More “Culture: Zooming in, Zooming out” This years theme is: “Culture:…

Alumni Reunion Spring 2023 in New York

March 15, 2023

This April, join us in New York City for an exciting evening with fellow alumni! Catch up with old friends, grow your network, and most importantly, have fun!Where: Harvard Club of New York City35 West 44th Street, New York, NY 10036 When: April 15, 2023 at 5:30pm-9:30pm Afraid you don’t know anyone who is going? Don’t be! All alumni take a leap of faith when they attend their…

JUFA Reunion 2019 in Denver

May 6, 2019

The Denver Reunion of the Jacobs University Foundation of America has been a roaring success. Four Generations of Jacobs University Students, as well as Friends of the University, met in The Mile High City to keep in touch and exchange stories about their experiences and current careers. The event started with a tour of the Blue Moon Brewery. The included tasting reminded many of our friends of their…

JUFA Names Ronny Wells Scholarship

April 10, 2017

The Jacobs University Foundation of America is excited to announce that it is naming its next endowed Scholarship the Ronny Wells Scholarship in dedication of Ronny Wells and his lifetime of achievement and dedication to Jacobs University Bremen.  Dr. Raymond Wells was fundamental to the establishment of Jacobs University Bremen. Indeed, it was the fateful call from Dr. Hans-Otto Peitgen to Dr. Raymond (Ronny) Wells on the morning of October…

Update on the JUFA Alumni Scholarship Fund

April 10, 2016

In 2015 the JUFA Alumni Scholarship Fund was created. This Fund was established to fulfill a desire by alumni to give back to a scholarship that is not only merit based but also will be available to students of all nationalities. Most importantly, unlike some scholarship initiatives in the past the JUFA Alumni Scholarship Fund is an endowment model. This means that no scholarship will ever be paid out of…

The History of International University Bremen: From Idea to Reality, 1997-2001

March 27, 2016

Author: John B. Boles Nur jedem Anfang wohnt ein Zauber inne,Der uns beschützt und der uns hilft, zu lebe. (A magic dwells in each beginning,protecting us, telling us how to live.) Hermann Hesse, Das Glasperlenspiel (The Glass Bead Game), 1943  From one perspective, the German city of Bremen and the Texas city of Houston could not be more different. Yet they share a number of characteristics, the most intriguing of which…

The original Jacobs University (IUB) white paper

March 6, 2016

December 3, 1997Authors: Rice delegation and Bremen task force [We] propose the following bold initiative: to create a new private international university in the city of Bremen in the Federal Republic of Germany that will have a mission to prepare science and engineering students to be leaders in the international workplace. Our conception of this new university will be defined by the following characteristics: It will be dedicate…

15 years later – The Keynote address at IUB Opening Ceremony by Helmut Schmidt

January 3, 2016

15 years ago in September 2001 Jacobs University (then called IUB) celebrated its Opening. The keynote address was given by Helmut Schmidt – highlighting why we need “institutions of higher learning that are modem, performance-oriented,[…] interdisciplinary, and, at the same time, international”.​Sadly we lost Helmut Schmidt in 2015 – his vision, courage and his words of advice will be missed, especially facing the global political and cultural challenges…

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