International Students

The JSMC Office provides assistance to all JSMC students, especially those from abroad, helping them with administrative tasks (e.g. immigration visa, banking, insurance, and registration), housing and social integration. Additional help is available from the International Office and the Jena Graduate Academy (JGA) at Friedrich Schiller University.

Useful links for the preparation of a research stay in Germany:

  • The International Office has compiled various information for international students on 'Studying in Jena'.
  • Information on numerous matters related to international mobility by EURAXESS for researchers planning a stay in Germany
  • www.research-in-germany.org provides an informative list on how to prepare for a research stay in Germany
  • www.facts-about-germany.de provides background information on all aspects of life in Germany
  • www.auswaertiges-amt.de provides information about visas as well as the relevant application forms.
  • www.daad.de/promotion - a special secion of the website of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) aimed at international doctoral students
  • Information for specialists from abroad on "Working in Germany".