International students Welcome Days Uni Jena Sept. 2017 Botanical Garden

Welcome Days

for all (new and advanced, international and German) students
International students Welcome Days Uni Jena Sept. 2017 Botanical Garden
Image: C. Worsch

Get to know many people and Jena during the Welcome Days!

Taking part in a varied programme, new students can meet other students and learn more about the city and the University. The activities, which are open to all students, are organized by the International Office in a close cooperation with Int.Ro – International Room, many student groups, and other institutions.

Programme of the Welcome Days 26 September - 31 October 2022

All events are included in the events calendar (steadily updated). You may filter all events offered as part of the Welcome Days.

Coming events:

Interkulturelle Veranstaltung/intercultural event · Willkommenstage/Welcome Days
The InfoCafé for new students is open
  • This event is wheelchair accessible.
12:00 · Interkulturelle Veranstaltung/intercultural event · Willkommenstage/Welcome Days
InfoCafé on site: Join us in the Mensa!
12:00 · Studierendengruppe/student group · Willkommenstage/Welcome Days
Erasmus Student Network: Stadtführung durch Jena / guided tour through Jena
  • This event is not open to the public.

Due to the Covid situation the programme is subject to cnhanges. Depending on the current situation, events may be offered on-site or online or may be even cancelled on short notice. We ask for your understanding.

Some events require registration. Please contact the group or institution in charge directly via the email or website given in the programme. Do not forget to mention your name. Please bring a mouth-nose mask to all non-digital events and heed the hygienic rules (e.g. 2/3 G principle) that apply.

Some events take place at the International Centre at Johannisplatz 26.

Thanks to the many groups, volunteers and supporters.

InfoCafé: 26 September - 15 October 2022

Jena students welcome you at the InfoCafé from 26 September - 12 October 2022, 13:00 - 15:00 at the the International Centre at Johannisplatz 26. It is also open during the International Centre Open Day on 15 October 2022.

At the InfoCafé you can meet other new students and get tips on studying and living in Jena. Our workshops provide information on the topics of finding accommodation, visa application, study organization and consumer's rights. Please also note these and many other events in the calendar.

Note on the eWorkshops: The Friedrich Schiller University of Jena processes personal data in connection with the implementation of telephone conferences, online meetings, video conferences and/or webinars using the service provider "Zoom". Before you join the video chat, please read our data protection notice.


Questions about enrolment? Please note the information for new international students.

What else happens during the semester?

Many of the student groups mentioned below offer events throughout the semester. You may find many of them in the calendar de

If events can be offered in presence, the Intercultural Café takes place once a month - on every first Thursday during the lecture period. Everybody is welcome! Learn more...

And please see our tips of how to spend your spare time individually.

Thanks go to:

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DAAD: many events are financially supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (from funds of the German Foreign Office)

We also thank the many groups and institutions organizing the events:


Have you got any questions about the programme? Please contact Julia Collin or Britta Salheiser, Team International Students of the International Office.