A researcher prepares an experiment with the amplifier of the POLARIS laser system.


LIGHT, LIFE, LIBERTY: these three profile areas form the core of Friedrich Schiller University's interdisciplinary research profile.​
A researcher prepares an experiment with the amplifier of the POLARIS laser system.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)

Service for Researchers

The University of Jena supports its researchers in the application and implementation of research projects as well as in the initiation and implementation of research and cooperation projects with partners from science and industry along the entire innovation process.

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    Third-party funding portal and roadmap You would like to apply for a third-party funded project? We advice you, from the application to the implementation of your project.
  • Start up- and Innovation day
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    Transfer We offer you support, from the idea to the successful market launch.
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    Research Data Managementde Please find advice here, from data management plans to quality assurance for your research data.

Research Profile

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a research-oriented university with a broad range of subjects and a dense network of cooperations on a regional, national and international level. Their research success builds on discipline-oriented individual projects and on interdisciplinary, coordinated research networks. 

Local. Regional. International - Our Network

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    Network With the Friedrich Schiller University as the driving force, a unique culture of cooperation has developed in Jena. Here, the university, non-university research institutions, university hospital, university of applied sciences, foundations and high-tech industry work closely together to form a vibrant, productive and highly visible science and business region with partners all over the world.


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