Rettungsring mit dem Schriftzug: Corona Notfonds für Studierende

Corona Emergency Fund

for students of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Rescue belt with lettering: Corona Notfonds for students
Graphic: Universität Jena

Please help us!

Our students are hard hit by the Corona pandemic financially. They are no longer able to work part-time and thus cannot finance their living. They need our fast, non-bureaucratic help. Help us to help!

The “Friends and Patrons of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena” are launching a fundraising campaign for the students of the University.

The coronavirus has reached the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and poses major challenges to the University. These are unprecedented times.

Many student jobs are currently discontinued. The dining halls are closed, food is more expensive without the student services organization; and parents often cannot support their children any further because of the changed economic situation (short-time working allowance). Students with children find themselves in an especially difficult situation. International students are particularly vulnerable—they often cannot rely on their parents’ support, who partly live in areas that are also hit hard by the crisis. There is no longer enough money for expenses such as the health insurance, which is especially important right now—and this puts the students’ residence status at risk. Nobody can currently tell how long this crisis will last.

We ask for your help. Let us stand united! Every donation—big or small—supports a student in these uncertain times. Every contribution counts

The idea

Together with President and Vice-President for Learning and Teaching, the “Friends and Patrons of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena” aim at providing swift and hassle-free assistance to students. The donation goal are €200,000 for a flexible aid fund. 

Please indicate the intended use "Corona-Notfonds".

Donation receipts are issued for donations of 200 euros or more. For smaller donations, a certificate from the tax office is sufficient

1000 people have already donated:

last updated: 28 May 2020 08:00
€154.011
goal: €200.000

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Number of students who have already received funding: 315 from 47 nations

Last update: 14 May 2020

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