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 mentoring 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.
Please note the regularly updated information about the Corona situation for international students.
Please note the information below to plan your start of studies.
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.
HOW? Please register for the training by sending an email to