Fichtenbäumchen in symbiotischer Lebensgemeinschaft mit einem Pilz.

Research

LIGHT, LIFE, LIBERTY : Friedrich Schiller University Jena pools its top research and culture of interdisciplinary study within these three profile lines.
Spruce tree in a symbiotic community.
Image: Jan-Peter Kasper (University of Jena)

Research with strong partners

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena pools its research into three main themes in the focal research areas of Light, Life, Liberty. The strong third-party funding availability at FSU Jena is based on an outstanding foundation of individual research and coordinated research projects and networks, supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the European Union (EU) , to name just a few.

The university enganges as a partner to non-university research centres, research-driven companies and well-known cultural institutions on both a regional and national basis. In cooperation with the universities in Leipzig and Halle-Wittenberg, the University of Jena is committed to promoting the long-term development of Central Germany as a centre for innovative academia. In addition, Friedrich Schiller University Jena actively supports close and long-term networking with top international universities and outstanding scientists.

 

 

Bust of Friedrich Schiller
Cluster of Excellence & Excellence Strategy
of the Friedrich Schiller University
LIGHT, LIFE, LIBERTY symbolized by a theme image.
Research Profile
LIGHT, LIFE, LIBERTY - Connecting Visions
Cooperation partner FSU
Research Projects
in coordinated programmes
Campus Beutenberg Jena
Partners
Academia and other research institutions
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Service and funding
for researchers
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Transfer
Knowledge transfer management

Latest Research News

7 Jan 2021
Refined process enables high-strength thin glass
Materials scientist Lothar Wondraczek receives renewed support from the European Research Council
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Glaschemiker wollen ein Verfahren zur thermischen Härtung von sehr dünnem Glas weiterentwickeln.
17 Dec 2020
Physics breakthrough of the year
International Team is awarded the Breakthrough of the Year 2020 prize by Physics World magazine
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Silvana Botti und Jens Renè Suckert, deren Forschung als Durchbruch des Jahres ausgezeichnet wurde.
16 Dec 2020
Plant diversity in Germany on the decline
Most comprehensive evaluation of the occurrence of vascular plants in Germany to date
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Die Studie zeigt, dass selbst Pflanzenarten wie der Klatschmohn in Deutschland stetig zurückgehen.
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