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Refugees at the University of Jena

The University of Jena offers refugees various opportunities to prepare for studies or seek further academic education on an individual basis, depending on their educational experience and perspectives. Many members of the university actively support refugees daily. Please learn more about the manifold offers and activities.

Study Opportunities
  • The International Office gives advice on study opportunities and requirements in its daily office hours. Please see our contact details at the bottom of the page.
  • The University of Jena, in cooperation with JenDaF e.V., offers an intensive German Course in Preparation of the DSH test (fees) which is necessary for all German-taught study programmes. Learn more about our DSH-course here.
Auditor Programme
  • The summer semester 2018 has started. We welcome all new students and wish you all teh best for your studies!
  • You will find the requirements for the application for the winter semester 2018/19 soon on this homepage.
Support and Integration
  • Besides the staff of the Auditor Programme (please see "Contact") our student mentors support refugees taking part in our auditor programme depending on their chosen subject in small groups. Refugees do not have to register for this kind of support.
    Those interested in becoming a mentor please register here.
  • Every last thursday of the month we invite you to take part in our intercultural cafe starting at 4 p.m. Let's meet at the Haus auf der Mauer.
  • We are looking for buddies!
    Integration is an important prerequisite of successful studies. A series of events, offered by the International Office and student groups, enables refugees to get connected among each other and with interested students of FSU Jena. Non-refugees (=enrolled students) are at all times encoured to participate in the events offered after registering as "Buddies" by sending an email to r  If you have Facebook you may enter our Facebook group - you will get more information also after sending an email.
    Our current programme in April 2018.
    This was our programme in 2017.
Activities at the University of Jena
  • Please see the University of Jena News on current events and research related to refugees, migration, integration, demographics, labour market, intercultural aspects and politics.
Useful websites
  • (to contact all staff of the Auditor Programme for Refugees)
  • Ms Cornelia Dwars gives advice on study opportunities and requirements and evaluates certificates/diplomas in her daily office hours. Please bring your residence title and certified copies of your untranslated certificates/diplomas together with a German translation done by a certified translator.
  • Ms Britta Möbius and Ms Lisa Janz respond to all general questions regarding refugees at the University of Jena, the Auditor Programme and integration programme.
The programme is financially supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The funds help finance Student aides who assist occasional students in getting orientation and with their integration. Funds are also used to cover costs for German language courses at which refugees can take part free of charge.
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