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Communications and Marketing

We are the first contact for media and partners of the Friedrich Schiller University. The section reports directly to the University management and sees itself as a service institution for all members of the University.
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Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

The section Communications and Marketing is assigned to the Chief Communications Officer (CCO). It combines the strategic development of the university with strategic science and university communication and brand management.

The entire portfolio of modern university communication is brought together in the section Communications and Marketing in order to realise strategic and holistic communication with synergy effects.

Our service

For the media

The Press Office team will inform you about research and teaching, answer your press enquiries, help you find experts and grant you filming and photo permits.

For supporters

You would like to support science and education? We will be happy to advise you on the possibilities of donations, endowments and wills.

For companies

You would like to be seen at the University or are looking for qualified employees? We will be happy to advise you on our career fair and opportunities for university marketing and recruiting.

For researchers

We can advise you on all forms of science communication, from press releases to your own social media channel to podcasts, and arrange further offers such as media training for you.

For University staff

From training courses on our content management system to advice on how to use our corporate design and graphic support, the Communications and Marketing team offers you a wide range of services, which are described in more detail under the respective areas.

Organization of the main tasks

Section Press and Public Relations

  • Press Office
  • Science communication
  • Internal communication
  • Social media
  • Web Editorial Office
  • Video production
  • Photography

Section Marketing and Events

  • Student marketing
  • Research marketing and fairs
  • Career fair
  • Event management
  • Merchandising and Uni-Shop
  • Corporate Design
  • Graphics and design

  • Alumni
  • Fundraising and philanthropy
  • Deutschlandstipendium
  • Office of the Friends and Patrons

Section Web Development and Web Services

  • Development and maintenance of the content management system of the university websites
  • Training courses

Chief Communications Officer

Katja Barbara Bär
Chief Communications Officer (CCO)
Communications and Marketing
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena Google Maps site planExternal link

Administration Office

  1. Paschwitz, Monika Communications and Marketing

    Universitätshauptgebäude, Room 2.15
    Fürstengraben 1
    07743 Jena

  2. Töpel, Gudrun Communications and Marketing +49 3641 9-401410

    Universitätshauptgebäude, Room 2.14
    Fürstengraben 1
    07743 Jena

    staff photo Gudrun Töpel
    Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)

How to find us?

Communication and Marketing