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Theologian of the University of Jena shows new part of the exhibition “Weltreligionenkunst” ("World Religious Art”)
Prof. Dr. Dr. Bertram Schmitz shows the cycle of atonement, an artwork depicting the sacrifice of a lamb.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
International Affairs
International survey confirms: Friedrich Schiller University Jena offers excellent study experience
International students highly appreciate the education at the University of Jena.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
University of Jena chemists create carbon materials for energy storage device from brewery waste
Brewer's grains serve as a biological resource for the production of electrochemical energy storage systems.
Image: Christian Leibing
Physicists at the Universities of Jena and Central Florida investigate light with negative temperatures
PhD student Monika Monika at the set-up where the experiments were conducted.
Image: Ira Winkler/Universität Jena
DFG Research Unit Develops a Potential Treatment for Autoimmune Encephalitis
Prof. Dr Christian Geis.
Image: Michael Szabó/UKJ
· Life
Ways to acquire and gather food could be a major evolutionary driver of our large brains.
Collective honey foraging by two teenage boys. Here they use a technique in which they smoke the bee hives to avoid getting stung.
Image: Bryndan van Pinxteren
Researchers at the University of Jena and the German Electron Synchrotron DESY solve a 60-year-old mystery with a high-pressure study
Large asteroid impacts can melt significant amounts of material from Earth's crust (artist's impression).
Illustration: NASA, Don Davis
Philosophers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena research the history of the political emigration of their discipline during the Nazi era
Roman Yos, Max Beck and Nicholas Coomann (from left) explore emigration in philosophy.
Image: Jürgen Scheere (University of Jena)
· Life
Researchers propose to consider insects in the expansion and new designation of protected areas
Flies also fulfil important ecosystem functions.
Image: Shawan Chowdhury
Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
Jena University Hospital publishes the evaluation of a case series on liver transplantation in two steps
Surgeons during a liver transplant at Jena University Hospital.
Image: Klinisches Medienzentrum/UKJ
· Life
Research · Awards and Personnel
Two major European research grants awarded to the University of Jena
Microbiologist Prof. Kai Papenfort.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)
· Light
Federal Ministry of Economics supports the university and a spin-off with 3.6 million euros
Michael Streiber (l.) and Caroline Holick present functionalised polymer nanoparticles.
Image: Anne Günther (University of Jena)