Since 1558, the University of Jena embodies awakening and open-mindedness, freedom of faith and of science. Its appealing study and research environment attract scientists and scholars, and students from around the world. The University characterizes the city of Jena as a future-oriented and cosmopolitan location.
In the profile lines Light, Life, Liberty the University pools its top research. It constantly places its trust in an interdisciplinary approach and an international character.
Collaborating with more than 500 European and other partner institutions of higher education as well as research institutions from all continents, the University of Jena promotes the exchange of students, scientists and scholars, and other staff members. It is a partner in numerous international research and other associations in higher education, in large EU projects, and interdisciplinary networks.
The International Office is the initial point of contact for: