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 many student groups and other institutions.

Visit the InfoCafé for advice, workshops, networking and fun.

Programme of the Welcome Days 25 March - 30 April 2024

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

Coming events:

Depending on the format, events may be rescheduled or 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. 

Some events take place at the International CentreExternal link at Johannisplatz 26External link.

Thanks to the many groups, volunteers and supporters.

InfoCafé: 25-28 March, 2-5 April 2024

Jena students welcome you at the InfoCafé from 25-28 March, 2-5 April 2024, 13:00 - 15:00 at the the International CentreExternal link at Johannisplatz 26External link

The InfoCafé team helps new students wit their questions about the enrolment.

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 much more. 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.pdf, 183 kb

International Centre with city map
Collage: Internationales Büro

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

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:


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