More contact points at FSU

Family Office, Service Centre for Research and Transfer, Personnel Department, etc.: FSU offers a broad range of information and advisory services. This overview shows which office is responsible for what issues. Contact the Welcome and Service Desk for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs for assistance to find the right contact person for your concern.

"JUniFamilie" University's Family Office
The University's Family Office provides information and advice on questions related to "living in Jena with children", on legal aspects linked to "family and career", and on cultural and leisure offers for families in Jena. For more information, click here.

Writing Center "SchreibenLernen"
The "Learn to Write" ("Schreibenlernen") centre is a contact point and forum for all those who want to develop their writing skills. It offers individual counselling and workshops. For more information, click here.

Promotion of research, research transfer and business start-ups
The Service Centre for Research and Transfer offers you information and advice on how to utilise your research results. The Service Centre's business start-up service provides consultancy on ideas for setting up business.

Equal Opportunity Office
The Equal Opportunity Office is the contact point for any questions regarding the promotion of women in academia, gender-sensitive staff policy issues, or individual situations of conflict or crisis in context with gender equality. The University's Gender Equality staff will be happy to help you. For more information, click here.

Advice concerning Diversity issues
In 2019, Friedrich Schiller University Jena appointed its first Diversity Officer. All employees and students are free to consult the Diversity Officer in order to receive advice or to register diversity-related problems. With the aim of removing barriers and realising equal opportunities for all, independent of ethnicity, religion, disability or gender, the Diversity Officer is involved in the planning and organisation of the conditions for teaching, studying and working at the university.

Guidance with regard to disabilities
The FSU has a representative body for disabled employees. It supports the integration of disabled persons into the university, represents their interests and gives them advice. For further information (in German), please click here.

Staff Council
The staff council provides advice primarily on questions of labour law or when there is a conflict with your superior. For more information, click here.

Personnel Department
FSU employees can turn to the Personnel Department if they have any questions regarding their work contract, payment or the application of the law on temporary employment in research and science (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz). For more information, click here.