Studierende auf dem Weg zum Campus

Studying in Jena

Information for international students and applicants 
Studierende auf dem Weg zum Campus
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More than 2,400 students from all over the world study at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The International Office supports in all matters relating to studying in Jena. 

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Many good reasons to study in Jena
No tuition fees, an international campus with tradition and excellent career opportunities - Learn more about the reasons for why Jena is the perfect choice for your studies.

Do you have any questions before or during your studies? Please contact the International Office or use other advisory services of the University and the Studierendenwerk.

Studierende im Frommannschen Garten
Discover a wide range of programmes and outstanding support
Campus of the University of Jena
Erasmus+ and bilateral exchange in Jena
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Information for international students before and after arrival
Jena - a paradise for students
Living, working, free time –​ information for international students on life in Jena
Support for international students
Students benefit from excellent support, mentoring programmes, and an international campus culture
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Information for refugees interested in studying


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Answers to important questions about studying and living in Jena can also be heard.


International Office - International Students

Universitätshauptgebäude (UHG), Room 0.17 -0.18
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena Google Maps site planExternal link

Office hours:
Please see "more information" on the left for our contact information and availability.