International students having lunch in the Mensa

Guest studies

Take part in exchange programmes for one to two semesters at the University Jena!
International students having lunch in the Mensa
Image: C. Worsch

You can take part in exchange programmes for one to two semesters at the University of Jena if you study at one of our partner universities, e.g. as part of ERASMUS+, bilateral exchange programmes or with a DAAD Scholarship. You can attend regular courses in your area of study, try out new subjects, and learn German and other subjects. Experience a young and lively university city with a colourful student life, and lots of culture and sport in an international community. Discover plenty of new things, find friends for life, and have a great time at the heart of Germany and Europe.

start of the application on a laptop
Nominations and applications
Requirements for guest students (short-term studies and research...
cours card and transcript of records for guest students
Courses and credits
Courses offered, organizing your studies, Learning Agreement, and...
scholarship programmes for more than 30 years
Scholarship programmes
Financing your study exchange: Erasmus+ and other funding opportunities
Support for international students
Students benefit from excellent support, mentoring programmes, and...
Jena - a paradise for students
Living in Jena
Living, working, free time –​ information for international...
brochures of the IO give important information to international students
FAQ - Guest studies
Answers to questions frequently asked by guest students


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

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