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General events and training sessions at the beginning of your studies

Orientation Days at the University of Jena
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We are happy to welcome you to Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

General events
    • The Orientation Days of the teacher training programmes have started on 12 October. More information: Programme of the Teacher Training Unit of the Student Council (in German, Mon 12 October to Wed 21 October)

    • Welcome and introduction to studying in teacher training programmes (Centre for Teacher Training and Educational Research, Institute of Educational Science, Teacher Training Unit of the Student Council): Welcome video
12 November 2020
14:00 Welcoming ceremony de Hybrid event / livestream

In addition, students are very welcome to take part in the workshops in the introductory phase, which are offered as accompanying events during the first year of study.


By the way, the “Guide for New Students” provides further important information on the start of your studies at the University of Jena. It is available online [pdf, 16 mb] de in advance.

Friedolin training sessions

Studentin mit Laptop im Grünen Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)

Students of the University of Jena can organize their studies themselves via the online course management system Friedolin. The Faculty of Medicine is an exception to this; here, the system in use is DOSIS. Students of Pharmacy are asked to refer to

In Friedolin, you will find module descriptions, recommended study plans as well as the course catalogue for all bachelor’s, master’s, and teacher training study programmes. Enrolled students can organize their time tables via the ‘apply for modules’ / ‘schedule of classes’ menu, register for examinations, and view their grades.

Information and training videos

To help you find your way around Friedolin, we offer online information and training sessions.


The lecture period begins on 2 November 2020.

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for all (new and advanced) students
Central Student Advisory Service
University Main Building / SSZ
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
+49 3641 9-411111
Opening hours:
The Central Student Advisory Service does not offer personal services at the moment.

Consultations can also take place via phone.

Please send us an email and we will call you back (German phone numbers only).
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