During the transition phase from emergency operation to the start of lectures on 4 May 2020, the following binding regulations will apply from Monday, 20 April 2020. Read More »Emergency Conditions Will be Gradually Reduced from 20 April
The corona pandemic is a global threat and major challenge for numerous countries. The political actors therefore don’t stop at their borders on the search for solutions. International organizations take action in order to prevent a further spread of the virus—with the World Health Organization (WHO) leading the way. In this interview, newly appointed Assistant Professor for International Organizations at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Christian Kreuder-Sonnen, talks about why there is a kernel of truth in Donald Trump’s criticism of the WHO, and why the institution is nevertheless indispensable for global crisis management. Read More »“The corona crisis is the epitome of a transboundary crisis”
The University of Jena and health insurance AOK PLUS join forces to do something for the health of Jena's students. University President Prof. Dr. Walter Rosenthal and Dr. Stefan Knupfer, CEO of AOK PLUS, signed a cooperation agreement last Thursday (9 April) via video conference. Read More »University of Jena and AOK PLUS set up student health management
Philosopher and Hegel expert Klaus Vieweg perceives a misunderstood concept of freedom behind the debate on the restriction of civil rights in order to contain the coronavirus pandemic. He references Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, who was born 250 years ago this year. Read More »Freedom of Choice is More Than Just Picking Options
Many public institutions are closed due to the corona crisis. The University of Jena is in emergency operation until at least Sunday, April 19, which means that many employees work from home. Likewise, the Thuringian University and State Library (ThULB) is closed… Read More »Working from Home With the VPN Client
The current situation is not easy for anyone. Especially psychologically, the corona pandemic is an enormous burden for many people. We are not only worried about our own health and that of our loved ones, many are also afraid for their jobs or struggle with financial difficulties. Read More »Advice and Support in Times of the Corona Crisis
Due to the corona crisis, the Outpatient Clinic for Research and Teaching of the University of Jena offers a psychotherapeutic consultation hour for relatives of people with dementia in Thuringia. As a result of contact barriers and other restrictions, both the carers and those affected by dementia suffer… Read More »Psychological Support for Relatives of People With Dementia
The accelerating society has shut itself down: Shops have closed, air and car traffic has been significantly reduced, companies and service providers have shut down their activities, and all within a few weeks. But after the Corona crisis, where do we go next? Read More »"We Can Quit the Rat Race"