Discovery Days for groups

Offer for (not only) school classes

Would you like to come to us with a school class or another group of prospective students? No problem! We would be glad to welcome you at our university and support you in finding the right course. In addition to our main advisory services, we offer the following possibilities to support students in their study orientation phase.

Attending courses Show content

Prospective students can take part in various regular courses. In courses, up to ten prospective students can participate only. We therefore recommend you that you register soon, i.e. at least three weeks before the planned visit.

In the Discovery Days course offers, the courses are sorted by weekday and time as well as by topic,  faculty, institute, or by department. You should select the courses from among those listed on your own. The city map of Jena is helpful while searching for the right courses, too.

To take part in the Discovery Days, please register in advance:

Winter semester 2019/2020: from 21 October 2019 to 31 January 2020
Summer semester 2020: from 20 April to 10 July 2020

Courses offered by individual faculties Show content

Some faculties, institutes, and departments offer special lectures or tours in addition to the Discovery Days.

Central Student Advisory Office presentation Show content

If you prefer a more general approach, we can also inform you about our range of courses, access to the University (application, admission, and enrolment), and give you tips for successful study orientation.

If your group already has specific questions, you are welcome to send them to us in advance.

Library services presentation Show content

An introductory event lasting around one hour explains the role, tasks, and range of services of the Thuringian State and University Library. During the introduction, prospective students can use practical examples to learn how to use research tools and find suitable information on the desired topics. For this event, all participants should have a 2-euro coin ready to be able to use lockers at the library.

Cafeterias and canteens at student prices Show content

In cooperation with the Thuringian student services organization, we offer our visitor groups the opportunity to get to know the cafeteria at Ernst-Abbe-Platz. Prospective students will be given an authorization card with which they will be able to have lunch at student prices (Cafeteria’s current menu).


If you would to take part in the Discovery Days as a group, please register at least 3 weeks before your planned visit.

Zwei Personen vor dem Infomobil
We will be glad to visit you!
Schülerin beim Experimentieren
Faculty offers
Subject-specific and very exciting – also at your school!
Beratung am Messestand
Education fairs
Meet the University of Jena at education fairs.
Central Advisory Office - Discovery Days (Schnupperstudium)
University Main Building / SSZ
Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena
+49 3641 9-411200
+49 3641 9-411112
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