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Why Study at the University of Applied Sciences Jena?
Studying at the University of Applied Sciences Jena means being part of a rich tradition of education and research. Jena is a lively university city which has been a place of study for centuries. Today, about 100,000 people, among them 25,000 students, live here.
Jena is characterised by industrial enterprises like Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH, which operate globally, and renowned institutions of scientific research. Its location in the centre of Germany, the well-developed infrastructure and two high-performing universities have made Jena an attractive place for innovative technology.
Situated in a charming landscape, Jena offers a wide range of leisure activities and a variety of cultural events. Thanks to its central location it is a perfect starting point for trips to Berlin, Dresden or Frankfurt.
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About the University of Applied Sciences Jena
The University of Applied Sciences Jena was founded in October 1991 and has about 4,700 students. With a high reputation for teaching and research, it enjoys strong links with industry. Various projects as well as Bachelor and Master theses are conducted in cooperation with well-established and highly innovative companies such as Carl Zeiss Jena GmbH, Jenoptik AG, Siemens AG and many others.
About the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
With 340 students, 11 faculty, 12 staff and 20 state-of-the-art laboratories, the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology offers both research and educational excellence. Our programs of study provide a balance between theory, research and practice to maximise student learning.
The University of Applied Sciences Jena is committed to international education. This is a necessity to meet the needs of a globalized industry and research. We maintain excellent relations to diverse partner universities in many parts of the world. If you want to learn where the students from our department spend their semester abroad, go to partner universities.
The Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology offers two Bachelor degrees (Bachelor of Engineering – B. Eng.):
- Electrical Engineering / Information Technology, with the areas of specialization
o Automation Engineering
o Computer Engineering
o Communication and Media Technology
- Automation Engineering / Information Technology International
The Bachelor's degree programs take seven semesters to complete. The Bachelor graduate is qualified to enter an appropriate profession or a Master's study.
Master's studies at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology extend over three semesters. We offer three Master degrees (Master of Engineering):
Academic programs for international students
International students can take part in engineering at the University of Applied Sciences Jena at different levels.
- complete a Bachelor`s or Master`s degree at the University of Applied Sciences Jena
- spend one or more semester as exchange students at the University of Applied Sciences Jena
- take part in our special programs for international students which extend over four or five weeks
- (Summer and Autumn Academies)
All regular programs of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology are held in German. The programs of the Summer and Autumn Academies are offered in English.
Special Programs (Summer and Autumn Academies)
Courses in English are possible as special offers. These are Summer or Autumn Academies of four or five weeks. Together with selected courses on Electronics, Microprocessor Technology, Real-Time Operating Systems, Electrical Drives and Precision Instrumentation, visits to industry and a cultural program are included. We can also pick up students from the airport and accompany them to their hotel or dormitory.
We look forward to meeting you!