Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Thuringia, Germany | Public


Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a public university located in Jena, Thuringia. Founded in 1558, this university sits in rank 30th in Germany and 527th in the world. The university is well known as the place of the scientific development area. It provides degree program for bachelors, masters, and doctorate.

There are 10 faculties available, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Faculty of Physics and Astronomy, Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences, Faculty of Biological Sciences, Medical Faculty, Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Arts. International students may apply to this university.



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Thuringia is the least known area for tourist, but it is one of the destinations for local to spend the holiday. It has a diverse area like the hill, mountain, river, forest and well-known area for the hiking trail. Tourist visits the historical area like the beautiful Wartburg castle. Around two million inhabitants live around Thuringia.

While Jena is an urban modern area and high technology city with around 109.000 inhabitants. It has long historical intellectual past, the place for growing science. The modern area mixed with the green surrounding creates beautiful energy of the cultural and high tech city.


Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a large area of the university and keeps the historic building for hundred years. The university provides University Sports, International Office, multimedia center, Musical area, writing center, Language Center, Thuringian University and State Library with more than 4 million books, University Hospital, University Computing Center, and other facilities that can help student activity.

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There are not any dormitories available inside the university area, the student needs to find housing around Jena. But the housing around Jena also not much available, so either the student booking the housing in advance, or considering to seek for housing in another closed city for staying. The Studentenwerk Thüringen offers rooms in student dorms and apartments for students


In the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, the ratio between administrative staff and students is 1:3. The total number of administrative staff is 8303. The academic staff consists of professors, junior professors, lecturer, and academic staff.

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Friedrich Schiller University Jena creates alumni associations per faculty so the graduates can keep in touch with the others. The alumni provide a page for students to find a job around at the international level, and further event to help the student pursue their career. Most of the graduates work in the hospital, or scientific development program.

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