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 enrolment for the summer semester 2020 for regular study programmes takes place between 30 March and 9 April 2020. Enrolment ends on 9 April 2020, 14:30. No enrolment is possible after that. See below for details.
Guest students arriving outside this period should come to Mr Kirchner's office hours (Team International Students).
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 choose from the following dates (online in late March):
HOW? Please register for the training by sending an email to
Please find all results on the German websitede.
If you cannot find your name in the list, please see the information for applicants not accepted [pdf 30KB] for the DSH course.