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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

  • Fürstengraben 1
  • 07743 Jena
  • Phone: +49 3641 9-41 11 11
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1558
Total number of Students 17,604
Students at this campus 17,604
Semester contribution 243,40 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
12.9 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
25.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
32.5 %
Humanities, Languages
18.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
3.5 %
Other studies
7.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
32.2 %
Master's degree
21.8 %
Teacher qualification degree
20.6 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
24.0 %
Other types of degrees
1.4 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
With a stock of nearly 4 million volumes and extensive digital resources, Thuringia University and State Library (ThULB) is not only valued as a "place of learning" but also as a provider of information. The "Universal Multimedia Electronic Library" of the ThULB is a powerful platform for various applications. Members of the university can publish work electronically worldwide and integrate multimedia into teaching, e.g. using the electronic course reserves in which lecturers can make materials available. more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Bulgarian, Finnish, Hebrew (Ivrit), Korean, Dutch. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. University sports at the University of Jena organises sports and exercise offers with more than 700 offers per semester; all this is organised by our more than 350 training instructors. We offer everything from getting acquainted with a sport for the first time to preparing for competitions in classic sports, to established modern forms of movement and courses in health sports, to trendy and exotic sports. Sports: Football, handball, athletics, rowing, judo, yoga, aerobics, jazz dance, beach volleyball, boxing, darts, cheerleading, fencing, rugby, tennis, table tennis, fitness training and health sports courses, trendy and exotic sports such as zumba, climbing, juggling, slacklining, ultimate frisbee, etc. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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