Last update 27 March 2020, 21:00.
All over Germany, entering public places is prohibited. See the detailled regulations of the City of Jena valid until 19 April 2020.
Please see the information of
We ask all members of the University to show solidarity with their fellow students and co-workers and speak up against any discriminating remark or behaviour. Keep each other safe by social distancing.
If you are unable to arrive and enroll by May 15, 2020 or if you do not want to begin your studies in Jena in the summer semester 2020, please let us know (firstname.lastname@example.org) and please reapply for the winter semester. We hope to see you in Jena next winter semester.
We will keep participants informed via email.
After enrollment/if required, we will send you a certificate of enrollment, which you can use to apply for a residence permit for study purposes at the Immigration Office in your place of residence.
However, the Jena city administration (and Immigration Office) is closed until 19.4.2020.
You can apply for the extension of your residence title [pdf 254KB] (fill it out, print it out, sign it, scan it) together with
by e-mail to email@example.com.
If you book your appointment at the Immigration Office in Jena for May/June now, your current residence permit will be extended for a short time (so-called "fiction"; see appointment confirmation e-mail).
This "fiction" does NOT entitle you to re-entry if you leave Germany in the meantime. See the information below.
If you do not live in Jena, please inform yourself about the regulations in your place of residence.
If you have left Jena/Germany during the semester break, please note the information on re-entering Germany/Jena above.
If your current visa/residence permit expires before you enter Germany again, you must apply for a new entry visa at the German Embassy in your current country of residence. You will need a re-entry certificate from the university. Please contact the Student Service Centre or the International Office as soon as possible. However, the certificate will only be issued if your re-registration for the summer semester 2020 has been completed by having
We advise you to keep your German local Immigration Office informed about your situation.
More information on the coronavirus including precautionary measures and recommendations for students and staff can be found here.