Willkommen an der Universität Jena

Beginning of studying

Information for first-year students: Student introduction days, preliminary courses, contact persons
Welcome at University of Jena
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Welcome!

We are glad to welcome you as a new student in our faculty! To make it easier for you to start your studies, we have compiled some information for you.

Start of studies in winter semester 2020/21

The semester period of winter semester 2020/21 begins on 1 October 2020 and ends on 31 March 2021, and the lecture period begins on 2 November 2020 and ends on 12 February 2021.

The programme of the student introduction days (including our preliminary courses) will be published here in time.

Beginning of studying during the Corona Pandemic: Please follow the current developments on university events in the university blog as well as in the FAQ for students and first semester students.

Preliminary courses

For some study programmes we offer preliminary courses in mathematics and chemistry. Here you can refresh your school knowledge, prepare yourself for your studies - and, of course, make initial contacts. As a rule, the preliminary courses are optional, but are recommended.

We offer courses for the following study programmes: Chemistry BSc, Chemistry teacher training, Biogeoscience BSc and Earth Sciences BSc.

More details for the courses in winter semester 2020/21 will be published soon.

Specific information for international students

The International Office provides specific information for international students. You can find videos helping you prepare for your stay in Jena as well as information about the mentor programme and special events for international students.

First weeks as a student at Friedrich Schiller University: The video shows how to have the best study start possible. It explains how to register with the University Computer Centre and the library, how to create your timetable, and how to sign up for German courses. It also gives you advice on how to meet other people quickly and suggests you some free time activities.

Contact

Office for Student Affairs and Examinations
Room E005
Humboldtstr. 11
07743 Jena
Phone
+49 3641 9-48011
Fax
+49 3641 9-48002
Office hours:
Consultation hours currently only with prior appointment. For more information please visit the website.
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