The Friedrich Schiller University Jena (founded in 1558) offers the best study conditions: practical, excellent teaching based on cutting-edge research in over 200 study programmes in 10 faculties [pdf 173KB]. With 17,500 students, it is the largest university in Thuringia. Over 2,500 foreign students from 114 countries are already profiting from the outstanding range of studies and low cost of living. Your degree programme in Jena will give you a first-class education and the best employment opportunities worldwide. Your academic success is important to us, which is why we offer lots of support programmes from the start of your studies until the end. The university city of Jena offers lots of sports, culture, and an international community where you can make contacts alongside your studies. Come here and find out for yourself!