Students on campus

Before your studies

On the following pages, you can find out everything you need to know about study orientation, various events and advice on choosing the right degree programme.
Students on campus
Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)

Study orientation: how to make the right choice!

Are you are looking for a new challenge after completing your secondary education? Would you like to learn more about your favourite subject or perhaps continue your education after vocational training? There are many different reasons for studying. No matter why you decide to study, you are about to make a huge decision for your future so you should make sure you have all the information you need. That’s why Friedrich Schiller University Jena offers numerous events and services for prospective students. You can get more information by browsing our website, attending our University Information Days or taking part in one of our orientation workshops. You can also learn more about the content of various degree programmes through our Discovery Days

  • Find the right degree programme in five simple steps!
    Illustration: Wiebke Lückert
    Choosing a degree? As easy as 1-2-3! We will help you find a degree programme and make the right decision. We have put together a list of options where you can get more information – find out which of our events and services can help you.
  • Studieninteressierte im Hörsaal
    Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)
    Discovery Days You can get to know the lecture theatres and seminar rooms at the University of Jena through a range of events for groups and individuals. You can also find out which specific topics are covered in each subject.
  • Hochschulinformationstag am Campus
    Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)
    University Information Days We open our doors to all prospective students each year at our University Information Days, where our staff and students present their degree programmes and offer personal advice – in virtual events or live on campus.
  • In consultation
    Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)
    We offer advice on all aspects of studying! If you have any questions about studying, you can talk to our student advisors in person, via Zoom or by phone. We also offer open group consultations several times a week.
  • Entrance of the Thuringian University and State Library
    Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)
    Orientation workshop for undecided applicants Register now for our online orientation workshop! We will help you recognize your talents and identify your academic and professional aspirations.
  • Infomobil - Symbolbild
    Image: Christoph Worsch
    Infomobil: our service for schools Have you already heard of Infomobil, our mobile information centre? We drive to schools around the country to offer pupils advice and support. Are you planning a career guidance day at your grammar school? You can count on us! We will set up our information stand and present our wide range of degree programmes.
Central Student Advisory Service

Office hours:
We offer consultations in person, by telephone, and via Zoom. You can make an appointment by calling us on +49 3641 9-411111 (Mondays to Fridays from 9:00 to 11:00) or outside these office hours on +49 3641 9-411200. You can also use our remote help desk.

Consultation hours:
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (9:00 to 12:20), Tuesdays (14:00 to 18:00), and Wednesdays and Thursdays (14:00 to 16:00).

Video chat: Zoom – Video chat Videochat ZeitenMondays to Fridays (12:30 to 13:00) Password ZSB2020 Data protection informationpdf, 101 kb

Student Service Centre

Opening hours:
Mondays (10:00 – 12:00)
Tuesdays (13:00 – 15:00)
Wednesdays (10:00 – 12:00)
Thursdays (13:00 – 15:00)
Fridays (10:00 – 12:00)

You can also use our remote help desk at
or send us your enquiries by post.

Telephone hours:
Mondays to Fridays
(9:00 – 11:00)

Postal address:
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
07737 Jena

Master Service Centre

Office hours:
We offer consultations and the handling of your concerns in person as well as by Service Desk (ticket system), Zoom, live chat, post and telephone.

Telephone consultation:
Tuesday - Thursday
10 am - 11 am

Personal consultation:
Tuesday - Thursday
2 pm - 3 pm

Live chat:
10 am - 12 noon

Ticket enquiries via Service Desk at:

Postal address:
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Master Service Centre
07737 Jena

Video chat: Zoom – Video chat Videochat ZeitenTuesday - Thursday
3:15 pm - 4 pm
Password Master Data protection informationpdf, 101 kb

International Office