Friedrich Schiller University Jena

Friedrich Schiller University Jena is Thuringia’s only comprehensive university. Founded in 1558, today the university offers almost 200 majors and subjects, ranging from archaeology to dentistry. Roughly 18,000 students (Summer Semester 2014), of whom over 1,900 are international, are enrolled at University of Jena and their university’s consistently good conditions of study are being evidenced in various different rankings and studies.

University of Jena distinguishes itself through high research dynamics. Traditionally the university maintains an interdisciplinary invested working style as well as a network with non-university research institutes and the economy. The research has for many years been systematically reoriented and is focussed on five priority areas:

  • Optics, photonics and photonic technologies
  • Innovative materials and technologies
  • Dynamics of complex biological systems
  • Laboratory enlightenment
  • People in processes of social changes

 Above all the scientific trainees at University of Jena are supported. With its Graduate Academy, recognised throughout Germany for its exemplary work, the university focusses on optimal qualification and highest quality standards The 120-plus cooperation agreements University of Jena has with universities all over the world highlight the international focus of the university.

Fürstengraben 1
07743 Jena


InfectoGnostics partner in the field

Participating partner in InfectoGnostics projects
Pneumonia in Immunosuppression