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Central Student Advisory Service

General support relating to studies
Consultation
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Our team provides general information and advises students and prospective students. The Advisory Service is often the first point of contact for all questions relating to the decision to study, to studying itself as well as to social and personal problems at university and while studying.
Our services are always free of charge and optional.  If necessary, they can also be anonymous.

You can find more information about the current online consultations in times of corona here.

Services for prospective students

Individual study guidance Show content

This is primarily about you—the focus is on your situation and concerns. We provide confidential, open advice and help you discover your personal strengths, interests, and career aspirations, so that you can find the right field of study for you.

We are happy to discuss your queries about studying in a Zoom video chat or on the phone. Please write an email to zsb@uni-jena.de or call us Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 11:00 on +49 3641 9-411111 to make an appointment.

On Wednesdays from 11:00 to 13:00, we additionally offer group drop-in sessions via Zoom. Here, you can get answers to your questions in an open group, i.e. together with other advice-seeking students or several academic advisors. Join the group consultation by following this link: https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/93651258914 (password: ZSB2020).

Please take note of the information on data protection [in German, PDF 221KB] [pdf, 174 kb] de when using Zoom.

Study talks Show content

How does it feel to study in Jena? What do you have to consider when choosing a degree programme? And how is everyday life at the university? Our students will answer all your questions and share their own experiences. Ask away!

Digital Discovery Days Show content

Finding the right study programme can be a long process. You should take advantage of various offers to get more information about your studies. As we still want to give you a look behind the scenes in times of corona and social distancing, we have created an online replacement.

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Orientation workshops Show content

Have you just finished your high school and are trying to filter out the right study programme out of 10,000 possible study options? Because this is indeed a herculean task, we want to help you with our orientation programmes. Our workshops are geared towards high school students in the last two years of their education who are interested in studying at university.

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University Information Days Show content

Study options from A for American studies to Z for zoology. Our university presents a comprehensive range of study programmes at the University Information Day in May. Do you want to be ready for the final decision? We will help you! Use our questionnaire [pdf, 128 kb] de in advance.

Services for students

Individual advisory services Show content

Our key task are counselling and helping our students embarking on their university studies. We also advise them when problems occur during their studies. In addition, we can help clear up questions related to career goals. To what extent can you put your studies into practice in professional context? Please do not hesitate to contact us and arrange an individual appointment.

We are happy to discuss your queries about studying in a Zoom video chat or on the phone. Please write an email to zsb@uni-jena.de or call us Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 11:00 on +49 3641 9-411111 to make an appointment.

On Wednesdays from 11:00 to 13:00, we additionally offer group drop-in sessions via Zoom. Here, you can get answers to your questions in an open group, i.e. together with other advice-seeking students or several academic advisors. Join the group consultation by following this link: https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/93651258914 (password: ZSB2020).

Please take note of the information on data protection [in German, PDF 221KB] [pdf, 174 kb] de when using Zoom.

Workshops Show content

The Central Student Advisory Service hosts workshops, either itself or in cooperation with experienced external trainers. In our workshops, you can learn and train methods and techniques useful for your studies.

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Study Orientation Days Show content

When you start your studies, a new episode begins bringing many changes into your life. To make it easier for you to embark on your studies, we organize induction courses and study orientation days together with the faculties at the beginning of each semester.

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Extended introductory phase in the first year of study Show content

The introductory phase does not end when the lecture period begins. For this reason, we want to support you in your first year of study with specific offers. Both giving you knowledge about study-specific methods and reflecting the beginning of your studies play a considerable role.

More information can you get here.

Career Service Show content

When graduation day approaches, many students are faced with the same question: what should I do now after my graduation? What career options do I have, if any, and which of these appeal to me? Where can I find job vacancies and what is the correct application procedure? We can help you on your way into your future.

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Our understanding of counselling

What does counselling mean to us? Find out more about our understanding of counselling and the methods of the Central Student Advisory Service.

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Team

The employees of the Central Student Advisory Service have extensive qualifications and many years of experience and provide you with a competent support.

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Central Student Advisory Service
University Main Building / SSZ
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Phone
+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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