About Friedrich Schiller University of Jena:

Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a public research university located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany. The university was established in 1558 and is counted among the ten oldest universities in Germany. It is affiliated with six Nobel Prize winners, most recently in 2000 when Jena graduate Herbert Kroemer won the Nobel Prize for physics. It was renamed after the poet Friedrich Schiller who was teaching as professor of philosophy when Jena attracted some of the most influential minds at the turn of the 19th century. With Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, G. W. F. Hegel, F. W. J. Schelling and Friedrich von Schlegel on its teaching staff, the university has been at the centre of the emergence of German idealism and early Romanticism. As of 2014, the university has around 19,000 students enrolled and 375 professors. Its current president, Walter Rosenthalde, was elected in 2014 for a six-year term.



World University Rankings

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World University Rankings 319 274 268 261 272 267 269 278 273 301 303 305

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Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 263 - 234 255 245 243 293 269 261 244 245
Engineering - - - 270 247 295 298 - - - 301-350 351-400
Life Sciences - 276 271 260 266 263 246 275 261 273 287 280
Clinical Medicine - 250 231 245 234 234 239 247 252 260 270 257
Natural Sciences - 236 204 188 209 227 244 246 237 264 280 301-350
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Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 290 245 234 297 - - 301-350 301-350
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 134 118 162 164 213 238 291 249 301-350
Chemistry - - - 238 202 201 201 207 205 216 227 226
Civil Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science - - - 291 253 - - - - - 451-500 -
Electrical Engineering - - - - 253 - - - - - 401-450 451-500
Environment / Ecology - - - - 281 242 297 - 300 246 241 221
Geosciences - - - 287 - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - 181 154 175 181 193 189 205 198 212
Mathematics - - - - 253 - - - - 293 332 351-400
Mechanical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 268 - - - 269 301-350 301-350
Physics - - - 128 177 209 256 252 246 274 298 301-350
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 176 201 208 225 197 204 225 216