Things you should know

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Please note that face-to-face consultations during our office hours are discontinued with immediate effect.

You can currently contact us as follows:

via Zoom-Chat

by telephone to arrange a consultation appointment: +49 3641 9-401544


by E-Mail.

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena has set up a page to provide up-to-date information on coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

NEU: Chat-Sprechstunde via Zoom

Please note the instructions below for our consultation hours via computer [jpg, 460 kb] de or smartphone [jpg, 415 kb] de.

  Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Time 12:00 bis 14:00 9:00 bis 12:00 12:00 bis 14:00
Access https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/98819313377 https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/91459271196 https://uni-jena-de.zoom.us/j/95809573005
password career@FSU

Further qualification

Most study programmes focus on theoretical aspects of their discipline. As a result, your own specialization and acquiring competences beyond the contents of your programme are often neglected. Thinking outside the box often gives you the inside track for the application process.

The following seminars at our University are open to all interested students. Except for the language courses, prior knowledge is not required.

Additional or In-Depth Competencies
  • General Key Qualifications: Introduction to R | Friedolin
  • LaTex | Friedolin
  • Literaturverwaltungsprogramme: EndNote X9, Citavi und Zotero | Friedolin
  • Statistische Methodenberatung | Friedolin
  • Einführung in die Künstliche Intelligenz | Friedolin
  • Aktuelle Themen der Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeographie | Friedolin
  • Klimawandel / Climate Change | Friedolin
Language Skills



for physicians, B1/B2 | Friedolin


  • Äthiopisch - Orientalische Sprachen für Nicht-Arabisten | Friedolin
  • Arabisch für Nicht-Arabisten | Friedolin
Soft Skills

Professional fields and sectors

The Federal Employment Agency offers first guidance about the sector in which you might want to start your career.

The Thuringian labour market, too, offers graduates various career opportunities. Have a look at the many interesting professional fields and sectors available in Jena and elsewhere in Thuringia.


General rules: cover letter and CV

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