Internationale Studierende informieren sich zum Studium in Jena

Studying in Jena

Information for international students and applicants
international students inform themselves about studying in Jena
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“Outstanding support, high-quality education, and a very beautiful city with very nice and hospitable people” was the conclusion made by one of Jena’s students in the International Student Barometer 2016. The Friedrich Schiller University Jena (founded in 1558) offers the best study conditions: practical, excellent teaching based on cutting-edge research in over 200 study programmes [pdf, 1 mb] de. Jena is a medium-sized, true university city with lots of high-tech companies and start-ups. Many young people and families live happy and healthy here: students make up one fifth of the local population of 110,000. There is a major cultural scene, sports activities, and an international community. Come to Jena and experience it for yourself!

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Jena is a real student city
20% of the people living in Jena are students. They value the city’s modern infrastructure, its diverse student culture, beautiful “Paradies” park, theatre, cinemas, shops, cafés, and restaurants!
International Office – International Students
Universitätshauptgebäude (UHG), Room 0.17 -0.18
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
Opening hours:
Please see the office hours of the individual persons (follow the link on the left).
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