With his work in structure analysis, Dr Helmar Görls has significantly contributed to and shaped the field of chemistry at the University of Jena over the past decades. This year, he is retiring. Read More »"Where in a Lake Which Stones Are Lying, We Can Tell From the Waves"
More than half – 55.7 % to be precise – of the students at Friedrich Schiller University Jena are women. In 2019, more women than men completed their studies at the University of Jena (58.4 %) and among doctorates, the proportion of women was 53.5 % in the same year ... Read More »Women into Academia!
When the lectures start, the Executive Board plans to trial the use of rapid tests and self-tests (antigen tests) on campus. All those, who wish to be professionally tested, will have the opportunity to be tested by trained helpers in a rapid test centre in the Campus Foyer, Carl-Zeiß-Straße 3, starting Saturday, 10 April. Read More »Corona Rapid Tests on Campus
Teaching at the University of Jena is still generally in digital formats. This also applies to the upcoming summer semester. It is expected that all face-to-face courses will be suspended until 17 May. Read More »Extension of the standard period of study and largely digital start of the semester
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is supposed to have once said: "A clever person finds the best education while travelling". This can be confirmed by many students who benefit from their experiences abroad – personally and academically. Read More »World wide study and research with the University of Jena
Oliver Dubnack is studying Materials Science in the Master's programme at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena. An important financial support during his studies was the Deutschlandstipendium, which he received three times in total. The application period for 2021 runs until 30 April... Read More »Studying at the University of Jena with the Deutschlandstipendium
More than a half of all students in Germany have a part-time job during their studies. During the semester break, almost two thirds of all students work to earn some extra money. For many, the part-time job (in many cases a Minijob) makes an important contribution to the already not opulent income. Read More »Studying without a job?!
In its meeting on Tuesday, 16 February, the Senate adopted a new mission statement for the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The paper, which was drafted by a Senate task force, is intended to serve as orientation for the future... Read More »New Mission Statement Adopted: Tailor-made and Unmistakable
On 27 January, the victims of National Socialism are commemorated worldwide. The date also reminds us of the liberation of the concentration camps in Auschwitz. Prof. Jens-Christian Wagner is an expert on commemoration. Read More »In Memory of the Victims of National Socialism
Following the video conference of the federal and state governments on 5 January, the Thuringian cabinet has decided to extend the measures against the Corona pandemic, which have been in place since mid-December, until 31 January 2021. Read More »Actions against the coronavirus pandemic in January