Spruce tree in a symbiotic community.


LIGHT, LIFE, LIBERTY: these three profile areas form the core of Friedrich Schiller University's interdisciplinary research profile.​
Spruce tree in a symbiotic community.
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Latest Research News

New study sheds light on the structure and evolution of an enzyme in psychoactive fungi
Prof. Dr Dirk Hoffmeister at the Institute of Pharmacy at Friedrich Schiller University Jena.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry opens second research building and application centre
The new CEEC Jena II and AWZ CEEC Jena research centre building opened today.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)
Junior research group "Mentalities in flux" identifies a socio-ecological class conflict in Germany
Farmers protest against government policy.
Image: Jens Meyer (University of Jena)

Service for Researchers

The University of Jena supports its researchers in the application and implementation of research projects as well as in the initiation and implementation of research and cooperation projects with partners from science and industry along the entire innovation process.

Brainstorming over paper
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Third-party funding portal and roadmap
You would like to apply for a third-party funded project? We advice you, from the application to the implementation of your project.
Start up- and Innovation day
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We offer you support, from the idea to the successful market launch.
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Please find advice here, from data management plans to quality assurance for your research data.

Research Profile

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a research-oriented university with a broad range of subjects and a dense network of cooperations on a regional, national and international level. Their research success builds on discipline-oriented individual projects and on interdisciplinary, coordinated research networks. 

Local. Regional. International - Our Network

Panorama Jena
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With the Friedrich Schiller University as the driving force, a unique culture of cooperation has developed in Jena. Here, the university, non-university research institutions, university hospital, university of applied sciences, foundations and high-tech industry work closely together to form a vibrant, productive and highly visible science and business region with partners all over the world.


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