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Global networks

Partner institutions and worldwide networks
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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:

International partnerships

internationally connected study programmes
University partnerships
The University's international collaborations in higher education
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Initiating international collaborations in higher education
Process and points of contact
presidents Coimbra Group 2008
Membership in international networks
Coimbra Group, Euraxess, EUA and TASSEP

International study programmes and programme collaborations

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International study programme collaborations
Double-degree study options
examples of agreements
Establishing international study programme collaborations
Advisory services, planning, and assistance in the initial phase
DAAD scholarship holders' meeting
International study programmes
Study options with an international perspective

International university: facts and figures

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Global networks
Collaborating with more than 300 universities in Europe and more than 200 institutions of higher education outside Europe, the University of Jena promotes the subject-related exchange of students, scientists and scholars, and other staff members.


International Office
Claudia Hillinger, Dr
Head of International Office
Dr. Claudia Hillinger
+49 3641 9-401500
+49 3641 9-401502
Universitätshauptgebäude, Room 2.66
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
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