University of Jena

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Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Established 2 February 1558
Type public
Chancellor Klaus Bartholmé
Rector Klaus Dicke
Admin. staff 6,134
Students 20,920
Location Jena, Thuringia, Germany
Sports USV Jena
Website www.uni-jena.de

The Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (German: Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena; abbreviation: FSU) is a university in Jena, Germany. It was founded in the year 1558. In 2009, there were more than 21,000 students.

The University of Jena has got ten faculties:

In 1934 the University of Jena was named after Friedrich Schiller. Schiller, a very famous German poet, had been a professor in Jena since the year 1789.

The University of Jena is a member of the Coimbra Group, a group of many important European universities.

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