Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Germany) is an exchange destination for students of the Faculty of Geosciences.

Student experiences

No student experiences available yet.

Academic calendar

Winter Semester:1 October - 31 March

Summer Semester: 1 April - 30 September

More information, see: Beginning of studies for international students (


German language proficiency B2 (see CEFR).

Areas of study open to exchange students

Earth Sciences

Courses at Master’s level


Language of instruction


Housing assistance

No, you must search for yourself. 

You can apply for a room in the dormitory of the Studierendenwerk Thüringen. Or look for private rooms, apartments or shared flats in neighbouring cities (e.g. Weimar, Erfurt, Kahla, Gera, Apolda, Camburg, Stadtroda, Rudolstadt, Saalfeld) to where you can commute for free with your semester ticket.

For more information, see: Beginning of studies for international students (

Estimated living costs per month
  • Tuition fees € 0
  • Semester contribution and semester ticket (monthly rate) € 35
  • Rent (may be higher) € 230
  • Food € 200 clothes € 50
  • Books, photo copies € 30
  • Health insurance € 80
  • Telephone, internet, broad cast fees € 30
  • Spare time (depends) € 50 

Normal study load per semester: 30 EC.

Number of places available

Two places per year of five months each.