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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

  • Fürstengraben 1
  • 07743 Jena
  • Phone: +49 3641 9-4000
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 17,179
Students at this campus 17,179
Semester contribution 225,27 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
13.7 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
23.3 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
33.5 %
Humanities, Languages
18.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
3.6 %
Other studies
7.5 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
32.7 %
Master's degree
21.4 %
Teacher qualification degree
18.5 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
25.3 %
Other types of degrees
2.0 %

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 courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Bulgarian, German as a foreign language, Finnish, Hebrew (Ivrit), Korean, Dutch. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. The University Sports Programme is open to students, staff, alumni and trainees of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena University of Applied Sciences, the Staatliche Berufsschule für Gesundheit and Soziales, the Student Union Thüringen and members of the University Sports Club. Anyone from outside the university who is interested in taking part can participate in our university sports courses if there is free capacity. Jena university sports programme presents a very special range of activities. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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