All News

Most recent news at Friedrich Schiller University
Sort news:
Reset filter
Reset filter
Reset filter
Studies and Teaching
Early-on discovery and support for young research talents
Friedrich Schiller University Jena starts programme to support research oriented students
Learn more
Prof. Dr Uwe Cantner.
Awards and Personnel
Two of the best German researchers are from Jena
The Leibniz Prize goes to the Professors Johannes Grave and Markus Reichstein
Learn more
Leibniz Prize winners 2020 Prof. Dr Johannes Grave (r.) and Prof. Dr Markus Reichstein.
Huge tsunami hit Oman 1,000 years ago
A natural event of similar magnitude would have devastating consequences today, warn researchers
Learn more
During sampling (from left): Christoph Grützner (Jena); Benjamin Koster, Klaus Reicherter and Sascha Schneiderwind (all Aachen).
2019-11-18 · Life
Antibiotics from the sea
Research team cultivates marine bacteria that had previously been paid little attention and taps potential source of new ...
Learn more
Divers collect leaves of Posidonia oceanica in the bay of Calvi (Corsica).
2019-11-13 · Light
Distant worlds under many suns
Astrophysicist discovers numerous multiple star systems with exoplanets
Learn more
Three suns in the sky of the nearest exoplanet Proxima Centauri b (artist's impression).
2019-10-30 · Life
Parasite manipulates algal metabolism for its own benefit
Pathogenic fungi attack diatoms in the ocean and trigger the formation of new, beneficial substances in the algae
Learn more
Healthy (left) and infected (right) diatom Coscinodiscus granii.
2019-10-24 · Life
Higher local earthworm diversity in Europe than in the tropics
Global climate change could alter earthworm communities worldwide
Learn more
A young earthworm.
2019-10-23 · Life
Time travel through the evolution of terrestrial plants
An international research consortium to which scientists from Jena contributed has presented data on how plant groups, their ...
Learn more
Prof. Günter Theißen and Dr Lydia Gramzow of the Matthias Schleiden Institute.
Benefit and risk
Meta-analysis draws a heterogeneous picture of drug-coated balloon angioplasty
Learn more
A balloon catheter.
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Helping Jena’s science network to grow further
Carl Zeiss Foundation provides 18.4 million euros to fund two Jena University communication centres
Learn more
One of the two communication centers will be built next to the university main building (dark block).
2019-10-09 · Light
Awards and Personnel
Jena Honorary Doctor awarded Nobel Prize
University of Jena congratulates its Honorary Doctor John Bannister Goodenough for 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Learn more
In 2018, John B. Goodenough (m.) was awarded an honorary doctorate.
2019-10-02 · Life
Tracking the HI virus
Researchers make visible, how AIDS pathogens multiply in the body
Learn more
Prof. Dr Christian Eggeling
Share this page
Friedrich Schiller University in the social media:
Studying amid excellence:
  • Logo of the "Total E-Quality" initiative
  • Logo of the Best Practice Club "Family at the University"
  • Logo of the "Partner University of High Performance Sports" project
  • Logo of quality of German Accreditation Council - system accredited
Top of the page