University of Applied Sciences Jena

Innovation for Quality of Life. Health, Precision, Sustainability & Networking

The University of Applied Sciences Jena (EAH Jena) was founded in 1991, making it one of the first in the new federal states. For several years, it has not only been Thuringia's largest, but also the most research-intensive university for applied sciences.

We currently have around 4,500 young people studying bachelor's and master's degrees in the fields of technology, economics, social affairs and health. In accordance with the slogan: "Innovation for quality of life - health, precision, sustainability & networking", we strive for interdisciplinary cooperation in teaching and research. The university offers its students an innovative and scientifically sound course with a high degree of practical relevance.

The intensive research and development of EAH Jena contributes to a large extent to strengthening the Thuringian technology potential. In particular, the master’s courses are linked to key research areas. The main research areas include precision systems, technologies and materials, health and sustainability, and the cross-sectional area of digitization.

EAH Jena cooperates with numerous universities worldwide. The proportion of exchange students is increasing continuously. Lecturers also work temporarily at universities in Europe, Asia and Africa. This development is specifically promoted through numerous cooperation agreements.

The close cooperation with companies, institutions and associations ensures practical training. Most theses are written in collaboration with the partners. Our university has close regional ties and is internationally oriented. It actively uses its extensive networks with science, business and society and has a very good reputation.

Unique selling points of EAH Jena:

  • practice-oriented and innovative courses in the fields of technology, economics, social affairs and health
  • interdisciplinary and sustainable cooperation between teaching and research
  • currently the largest and most research-intensive university for applied sciences in Thuringia
  • excellent networking with science, business and society
  • family campus

Research focus of the EAH Jena:

  • Precision Systems
  • Technologies and materials
  • Health and Sustainability
  • Digitization

EAH Jena slogan:

"Innovation for quality of life - health, precision, sustainability & networking"