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Courses and credits

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This information is intended for international guest students and applicants for guest studies at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

Course and examination administration for guest students is carried out in the International Office, depending on the field of study. Accordingly, there is a different procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies, Economics and Physics/Photonics than for students of all other subjects.

Here, you will find general information for all visiting students. Additionally, the table compares the different procedures for the different subjects.

Procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies , Economics and Physics/Photonics

Procedure for students of all other subjects

"Friedolin administration“ "Onleila administration"

 

Timetableing

German courses

Final thesis/Research

ECTS credits

Course registration

Onleila

Examinations

Exam registration

Performance assessment

Documentation and Transcript of Records

Important documents for ERASMUS+ programme students

Dates

Timetableing

  • You will create your timetable yourself. Select courses from the subject for which you are admitted to and enrolled. You can find all course offerings in the course catalogue on Friedolin. You do not need a login or password to view and search the course catalogue.
    The course catalogue for the winter semester will be online in August.
    The course catalogue for the summer semester will be online in February.

Procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies , Economics and Physics/Photonics
"Friedolin administration“

Procedure for students of all other subjects
„Onleila administration“
  • Always choose modules if you want to earn credits. Modules usually consist of several courses.
  • You can choose individual courses and entire modules. You can earn credits for both.
  • The language of instruction for most study programmes is German. Some courses are taught in English. You may find the latter with the help of the search tool.
  • Choose courses from the study cycle you are in at your home university. Accordingly, Bachelor students (home university) choose courses at Bachelor level (Jena) and Master students choose courses at Master level. After consultation with the lecturers, it is possible to attend courses at a different level. However, these are often associated with higher workload and course requirements and examinations that are more demanding.
  • The exchange coordinators of each department can answer your questions with regard to the content of certain modules and courses.
  • Students of English Studies please note this information.

 

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German courses

  • If you are studying German Studies at your home university, you enrol for German as a Foreign Language (DaF) at the University of Jena. You can then attend ATS courses in German as a Foreign Language de, other DaF courses and courses in German Studies.
  • Language courses in German and other languages are offered by the Language Centre to all students. Please note the placement test, course fee and registration deadlines for these courses.
  • A prerequisite for attending ATS courses and German courses at the Language Centre is taking a placement test in each case. The dates will be announced before the start of lectures.

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Final thesis/Research

  • If you do research for your final thesis or you want to carry out an individual research project, you must conclude a supervision agreement. [pdf, 341 kb] de
  • The agreement determines the topics you will work on, how often you will meet with your supervisor, and how many credits you will achieve for your project.

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ECTS credits

  • The number of credits per course or per module is fixed and cannot be changed. Credit information can be found in the credit tables.
  • Credits are only awarded for successfully completed courses and modules. This includes regular and active participation in class, possibly achievements during the semester and a final paper or exam.
  • Please meet the credit requirements of your home university or scholarship programme. Erasmus+ students should take 30 credits per semester.
  • Regardless of the exchange programme, all guest students should take at least two courses or earn at least 10 credits per semester.

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Course registration

Procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies , Economics and Physics/Photonics
"Friedolin administration“

Procedure for students of all other subjects
„Onleila administration“
  • Registration for courses is possible after enrolment and it is done via Friedolin.
  • Be sure to attend classes from the beginning.
  • We recommend registering with the lecturers by e-mail before the start of lectures.
  • In addition, register via Friedolin after enrolment.
  • Be sure to attend classes from the beginning.

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Onleila

Procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies , Economics and Physics/Photonics
"Friedolin administration“

Procedure for students of all other subjects
„Onleila administration“
  • Registration with Onleila is not necessary.
  • Registration with Onleila is compulsory and the basis for obtaining a Transcript of Records.
  • Registration period: 25.10. - 12.11.2021

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Examinations

  • Regular and active participation in the courses is a prerequisite for the successful completion of the course or module.
  • You can find out which examination you have to take for a course or module in the module catalogue or the course catalogue. The lecturer announces the exam at the beginning of the class. Ask the lecturer if you are unsure.
  • The examination period begins at the end of the lecture period and continues into the lecture-free period. Plan your stay accordingly.

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Exam registration

Procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies , Economics and Physics/Photonics
"Friedolin administration“

Procedure for students of all other subjects
„Onleila administration“
  • Register for the examination via Friedolin.
  • Registration period: 18.10. - 27.11.2021
  • De-register via Friedolin if you do not wish to attend a course after all.
  • Registration for the examination in person with the lecturers.
  • Registration period: 18.10. - 27.11.2021
  • De-register with the lecturers if you do not wish to attend a course after all.
  • Students of Economics also report to the Departmental International Office (dio-wiwi@uni-jena.de).
  • Students of Biology and Pharmacy register at the Examinations Office of the Faculty of Biology (fbw-studium@uni-jena.de).

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Performance Assessment

  • Course work and examinations are assessed with a German grade or with "pass"/"fail".
German grade   Description  
1.0 - 1.5 = very good (sehr gut) pass; credits are awarded
1.6 - 2.5 = good (gut) pass; credits are awarded
2.6 - 3.5 = satisfactory (befriedigend) pass; credits are awarded
3.6. - 4.0 = sufficient (ausreichend) pass; credits are awarded
4.1 - 5.0 = fail (ungenügend) fail; no credits are awarded
  • ECTS credits are only awarded for passed examinations.
  • Regular and active participation in the course is compulsory.

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Documentation and Transcript of Records

Procedure for students of German as a Foreign Language, German Studies, English Studies , Economics and Physics/Photonics
"Friedolin administration“

Procedure for students of all other subjects
„Onleila administration“
  • A prerequisite for the documentation of performance is the timely registration of your courses and examinations/modules in Friedolin.
  • After the exams have been completed, the lecturers will enter your grades in Friedolin.
  • If all results are complete, the International Office will create your Transcript of Records on this basis.
  • You and your home university will receive a copy by e-mail and by post.
  • A prerequisite for performance documentation is the registration of your courses with Onleila.
  • You will receive a course card by e-mail from the International Office, which you send to your teachers by e-mail at the end of the lecture period. The teachers enter your exams and grades there and send the course card back to you.
  • Hand in the completed course card to the International Office. The International Office will create your Transcript of Records on this basis.
  • You and your home university will receive a copy by e-mail and by post.

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Important documents for ERASMUS+ programme students

  • All Erasmus students must have a Learning Agreement. Fill in the "Before the Mobility" part before your arrival and send it to the International Office. During the semester, enter any changes in the "During the Mobility" part and send it to us as well.
  • Template of the Learning Agreement [docx, 86 kb] de
  • Check the ECTS website of the European Commission for the relevant documents of the Erasmus+ programme.
  • Confirmation of Arrival / Confirmation of Departure / Confirmation of Stay: You will receive this form from your home university. It will be signed by the International Office of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Please note that you must be enrolled at the University of Jena for the duration of your scholarship. So plan your arrival and departure accordingly. Please also take the examination times into account when planning your stay.

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Dates

Q&A session for guest students

The Q&A will be held online. Feel free to attend if you have questions regarding courses, timetable, credits, exams etc.

  • 29 Sep 2021, 09:00 a.m. (German), 10:00 a.m. (English)
  • 04 Oct 2021, 09:00 a.m. (German), 10:00 a.m. (English)
  • 06 Oct 2021, 09:00 a.m. (German), 10:00 a.m. (English)
  • ONLINE via zoom: https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/s/68785917949 Code: JENA21

Semester dates

Pease see the semester dates, lecture period and exam period in the current Study Guide [pdf, 2 mb] de for international students and in our Academic calendar.

 

Placement Test

  • The dates will be announced via e-mail to all guest students admitted to German as a Foreign Lanugage.
  • For information on German language courses at the Language Centre, please click here.

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