Jena as the place to study

Jena is a modern student and high-tech city with a high quality of life. The city of Jena lives of a fascinating combination of steep and intellectual history, scenic attractions, innovative and international research and industry, and a young student life. The dazzling intellectual history of the city, the multiplicity of cultural and historical treasures, international flair, dynamic economic structures, a highly innovative scientific landscape, modern architecture as well as Jena's green surroundings mix together to create a unique urban landscape and give the small, lively city a special charm.

Panorame der Stadt Jena

Jena is a university town and the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena is the only university in Thuringia that offers all academic subject areas such as medicine, the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. Jena's competence as a scientific location also becomes apparent through the plurality of independent institutions, which together with the Friedrich Schiller University and high-tech companies establish a particularly successful network.

Jena - Stadt der Wissenschaft

There are currently approximately 20.500 students at the traditional Friedrich Schiller University. Among them are about 1.800 international students from all over the world. A wide range of courses, excellent research and teaching as well as a large network of students and teachers is attracting more and more people to study in Jena. Students characterize the city in particular. For the Friedrich Schiller University is a city university whose institutions and facilities are spread over the entire city. Everything is within walking distance in a short time. The city seems to be a big campus and you always meet fellow students, professors or friends. This does not only impact the special atmosphere of the city of students, but it makes Jena also an ideal place to study, research and live.