Life in Jena

In Jena, distances are short and the quality of life is high. Living in the nature and being in town within a few minutes are no exclusion in Jena. The climate is moderate with warm summers and mild or cold winters. The Saale Valley and the Thuringian Forest are perfect for hiking, biking or winter sports. In addition, Jena is central for trips to Weimar, Leipzig, Dresden, Berlin or Munich. Thanks to the large numbers of students from the Friedrich Schiller University and the University of Applied sciences Jena is a young and vibrant city with plenty of cultural events, restaurants and bars for all tastes.

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Academic institutions and other important locations

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