Welcome to Jena! Please take note of the following information helping you prepare for your stay in Jena, your search for accommodation, arrival and enrolment, our mentor programme, and the ultimate beginning of your studies. Our Welcome Days at the start of each semester, where you are able to meet other students and learn more about Jena and the University at a number of events held, are a real highlight.
The lecture period at the University of Jena will start on 4 May 2020. See below for details regarding the Coronavirus situation and enrolment.
We are sorry for all inconvenience caused by the Corona situation and its effects on the enrolment for summer semester 2020. We ask for your understanding.
Searching for a flat/room:
Visa, arrival, enrolment, support:
Have a look at what is going on in Jena:
Degree programmes (BA, BSc, MA, MSc, LLM, state examination, Diplom):
Guest studies: please note the information regarding ECTS and the portal Onleila in the Enrolment-Guidede.
The Welcome Days and many other events help you to get to know the university and city of Jena and make new friends quickly.
Supported by the International Office of University of Jena, Pepito Consultings provide you free Intercultural Trainings (in English and German). The training is suitable for any host culture, especially for guest students in Germany.
WHAT? We will sensitize you towards interaction with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.
WHEN? Please register for the following English training:
HOW? Please register for the training by sending an email to