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International

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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, scholars, and students from around the world. The University shapes the city’s image of a future-oriented and cosmopolitan location.

In the focal research areas  Light, Life, Liberty the University pools its top research. It constantly places its trust in an interdisciplinary approach and an international character. You can access the Strategy 2025 - Internationalisation here.

If you would like to network more internationally, gain experience abroad, or come to Jena to study or do research, you will find information  on the pages below. The International Office is a competent contact for internationally mobile academics and students.

Notice

Due to the measures taken to contain the spread of the coronavirus, regular operations may be affected.

At the moment, we offer consultations and the processing of your concerns primarily by telephone, e-mail and mail. Please see the respective subpages for contact information and telephone hours.

In case of general queries and questions, please contact international@uni-jena.de.

We thank you for your understanding.

Answers to the most frequently asked questions about coronavirus 

Information for international students and staff regarding the coronavirus

Information

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from the International Office
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by the International Office
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Team, contact persons and contact information

Studying internationally

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Information for international students and applicants
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Programmes and support for students of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
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Study options with an international perspective

International research, teaching and continuing education

International visiting scientist
Service and information for international visiting scientists and scholars, and their host institutions
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Programmes and funding for scientists at the FSU Jena
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Mobility options for emplyees of the University

International networks

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Initiating partnerships and international programme collaborations
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Our international partnerships and membership in networks

International university: facts and figures

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Global networks
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.