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Before your studies start

Orientation and assistance for prospective students​
Prospective student in front of a building
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The beginning of a new period in your life

Is your high school education finally over and are looking for new challenges?
Do you prefer any topic to focus on or would you like to pursue continuing education after your training or work experience?
There are many different motives studying at university. Irrespective of why you decide to embark on a particular study programme: it is the decision itself which determines the course of your life. You should therefore be well-informed before taking the next step.

To be able to take this path in the best way possible, the University of Jena provides you with extensive information and programmes on the following pages.

Pupils discover our range of study programmes
Prepare your choice of study well
Shape your future with our services
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All about student life
What else is there in Jena to do?
Discover the campus and Jena online
Virtual discovery tours
Explore the university
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Study talks
Pepper our students with questions about their studies!
Glossary for students
Short definitions of important terms
Central Student Advisory Service
University Main Building / SSZ
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 12:20, Wednesday 14:00 to 16:00

We offer consultations and the handling of your concerns in person, via video chat, service desk or telephone.

Appointments can be made by phone or via service desk.
Video chat:
Videochat Zeiten
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 13:00 to 14:00,
Wednesday from 11:00 to 12:00
Videochat Passwort
Student Service Centre
University Main Building, Room E065
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Opening hours:
Monday 10:00-12:00
Tuesday 13:00-15:00
Wednesday 10:00-12:00
Thursday 13:00-15:00
Friday 10:00-12:00

We currently provide advice and handle your concern solely also via phone and service desk.

You can reach us by phone
Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 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 email, live chat, Zoom, post and telephone.
Details you will find at 'Consulting Services' on our website
Postal address:
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Master Service Centre
07737 Jena
International Office
Office hours:
The International Office is currently not open to the public until further notice.
At the moment we offer consultation and the processing of your requests exclusively by telephone, e-mail and post. Contact information and telephone office hours can be found on the respective subpages.
We thank you for your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience.
In case of general queries and questions, please contact
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