Friedrich Schiller University Jena is Thuringia’s oldest (since 1558) and largest university. 20,000 students, 2,500 PhD candidates and 350 professors are working at 10 faculties and in more than 190 courses of study. Interdisciplinary research is a guiding principle. This has led to the development of five priority research areas: Optics/Photonics; Innovative Materials and Technologies; Dynamics of Complex Biological Systems; Laboratory of the Enlightenment; Individuals and Social Change. You are cordially invited to come and discover Jena and its University!