Prospective students on their way to the Central Student Advisory Service

Central Student Advisory Service

General support relating to studies
Prospective students on their way to the Central Student Advisory Service
Image: Christoph Worsch (University of Jena)
Information

Do you have questions about studying or want to make an appointment? Simply submit your request via the service desk portal of the University of Jena. You can find out how to use the Service Desk Portal on this page.

Get to know the Central Student Advisory Service​

Our team provides general information and advises students and prospective students. The Advisory Service is often the first point of contact for all questions relating to the decision to study, to studying itself as well as to social and personal problems at university and while studying.
Our services are always free of charge and optional.  If necessary, they can also be anonymous.

Our understanding of counselling

The employees of the Central Student Advisory Service

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Possibilities for consultation
Personal consultations will take place again. Please have a look at our distance and hygiene rules. You can still reach us by phone, service desk or online via video and live chat.

Services for prospective students

Individual study guidance Expand entry

This is primarily about you—the focus is on your situation and concerns. We provide confidential, open advice and help you discover your personal strengths, interests, and career aspirations, so that you can find the right field of study for you.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 12:20, Tuesday 14:00 to 18:00 and on Wednesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00.

We are happy to discuss your queries about studying in person, in a Zoom video chat or on the phone. Simply submit your request via the service desk portal of the University of Jena or call us Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 11:00 on +49 3641 9-411111 to make an appointment.

We additionally offer group drop-in sessions via Zoom: Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13:00

Here, you can get answers to your questions in an open group, i.e. together with other advice-seeking students or several academic advisors. Join the group consultation by following this link: https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/93651258914 (password: ZSB2020).

Please take note of the information on data protection when using Zoom.

Study talks Expand entry

How does it feel to study in Jena? What do you have to consider when choosing a degree programme? And how is everyday life at the university? Our students will answer all your questions and share their own experiences. Ask away!

Discovery Days Expand entry

Finding the right study programme can be a long process. You should take advantage of various offers to get more information about your studies.

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Orientation workshops Expand entry

Have you just finished your high school and are trying to filter out the right study programme out of 10,000 possible study options? Because this is indeed a herculean task, we want to help you with our orientation programmes. Our workshops are geared towards high school students in the last two years of their education who are interested in studying at university.

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University Information Days Expand entry

Study options from A for American studies to Z for zoology. Our university presents a comprehensive range of study programmes at the University Information Day in May.

Services for students

Individual advisory services Expand entry

Our key task are counselling and helping our students embarking on their university studies. We also advise them when problems occur during their studies. In addition, we can help clear up questions related to career goals. To what extent can you put your studies into practice in professional context? Please do not hesitate to contact us and arrange an individual appointment.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 12:20, Tuesday 14:00 to 18:00 and on Wednesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00.

We are happy to discuss your queries about studying in person, in a Zoom video chat or on the phone. Simply submit your request via the service desk portal of the University of Jena  or call us Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 11:00 on +49 3641 9-411111 to make an appointment.

We additionally offer group drop-in sessions via Zoom: Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13:00 

Here, you can get answers to your questions in an open group, i.e. together with other advice-seeking students or several academic advisors. Join the group consultation by following this link: https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/93651258914 (password: ZSB2020).

Please take note of the information on data protection when using Zoom.

Workshops Expand entry

The Central Student Advisory Service hosts workshops, either itself or in cooperation with experienced external trainers. In our workshops, you can learn and train methods and techniques useful for your studies.

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Study Orientation Days Expand entry

When you start your studies, a new episode begins bringing many changes into your life. To make it easier for you to embark on your studies, we organize induction courses and study orientation days together with the faculties at the beginning of each semester.

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Extended introductory phase in the first year of study Expand entry

The introductory phase does not end when the lecture period begins. For this reason, we want to support you in your first year of study with specific offers. Both giving you knowledge about study-specific methods and reflecting the beginning of your studies play a considerable role.

More information can you get here.

Career Service Expand entry

When graduation day approaches, many students are faced with the same question: what should I do now after my graduation? What career options do I have, if any, and which of these appeal to me? Where can I find job vacancies and what is the correct application procedure? We can help you on your way into your future.

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Projects and further information

Students in the university
Manage your studies well from the outset
Collage: Everyday student life
Project ‘Academic Progress Monitoring’
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Think things over and find your way forward.
Central Student Advisory Service
Office hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 to 12:20, Tuesday 14:00 to 18:00 and on Wednesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 16:00.

We offer consultations and the handling of your concerns in person, via video chat, service desk or telephone.

Appointments can be made by phone or via service desk.
Video chat:
Videochat Zeiten
Monday to Friday 12.30 to 13:00
Videochat Passwort
ZSB2020