international students discover Jena and the University

Degree programmes

Experience a wide range of studies, outstanding support, and a varied student lifestyle
international students discover Jena and the University
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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 (overview   pdf, 269 kb · de and programme descriptions), among them 22 international study programmes, in ten faculties. 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!

Do you already know what to study? Please use the quick links below.

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Are you unsure about how to find the right study programme? Do you need information about our university's admission and language requirements? Are you wondering what an NC subject is and what DoSV study programs are?

Preparing for your studies

The Thuringian Studienkolleg in the north of Thuringia
University preparation for international applicants
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For international prospective students without a qualification directly entitling them to study in Germany
Books are important for studying
Language course to prepare for the German Language Test for Admission to Higher Education

Application for studies

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Information for international applicants
Law books as an important tool for the studies in law
Information for international applicants
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Application for master's programmes at the University of Jena

Have you already been admitted onto a study programme at Jena? Here you can find information on how to prepare for your stay.

If you would like to do a doctorate, please request information from the Graduate Academy.

If you are coming to Jena for a short-term study visit, please read the information for exchange students.

International Office
University Main Building, Room 0.17 - 0.19
Fuerstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Office hours:
Please see the office hours of our team members by clicking on "more information" on the left.