Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

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world rank  494

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University Overview

Established in 1558, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Friedrich Schiller University Jena) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Jena (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Thuringia. Officially recognized by the Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur (Thuringian Ministry of Education, Science and Culture), Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (FSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 462 years old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this German higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FSU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Acronym FSU
Founded 1558

University Location

Address Fürstengraben 1
Jena
07743 Thuringia
Germany
Tel +49 (3641) 931165
Fax +49 (3641) 931167

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Fürstengraben 1
Jena 07743
(3641) 9 31165

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur


Year of first Accreditation

1557


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Thuringian Higher Education Act (Thüringer Hochschulgesetz)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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