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Intercultural Café & workshops for international students

Networking & information
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The International Office offers students many opportunities to get to know each other better and to network. It also offers workshops where international students can obtain information on various aspects of life in Jena/Germany.

Intercultural Café

Studierende im Interkulturellen Café student in the intercultural cafe Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

The Intercultural Café takes place once every month during the lecture period. Normally we meet in the Café on the Wall in the International Centre, Johannisplatz 26th Dates in the summer semester 2020:

  • May 6th, 2020, 6pm, was about:
    • Getting to know each other,
    • Important information about the start of the semester,
    • IntRo, ESN, Studierendenwerk introduce themselves
  • June 3rd 2020, via zoom, was about:
    • Get-to-know each other
    • Speedfriending
  • July 1st, 2020, 4pm, was about:
    • Discovering the city
  • July 17th, 7pm, was about:
    • Hiking trip to Jenzig
  • August 2nd, 4pm, will be about:
    • Hiking trip to Fuchsturm on the mountain "Hausberg"
    • Meeting point: Johannistor at 4pm

After that we will have our summer break! We wish you successful exams and nice holidays!
The first date in the new semester will be on:

  • October 7th, 2020, 4pm

Everyone is welcome. The Café is always for free. Do you have any questions/theme ideas? Then please write to

By the way: the first Intercultural Café of a semester always takes place within the framework of the Welcome Days.


Materialien für Workshops Image: B. Salheiser

In workshops/e-workshops*, the International Office provides information about important aspects of student life in Germany and Jena:

  • accommodation search
  • applying for a residence permit
  • organizing your studies
  • studying healthily
  • intercultural life on campus

The next workshops will be offered as part of the Welcome Days.

*Please note the e-learning information.

Further information

Please do not miss out on the workshops and events offered by the Career Point and the information on Studying Abroad.

Please be aware when taking part in digital events

The Friedrich Schiller University of Jena processes personal data in connection with the implementation of telephone conferences, online meetings, video conferences using the service provider "Zoom". Before you join the video chat, please read our data protection notice [pdf 340KB].

Please use a name when you take part. Please switch off your microphone and camera when entering the virtual room. In the interest of optimal communication and a friendly atmosphere, please pay attention to the moderation instructions (e.g. muting, requesting to speak after raising your hand). Thank you.

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