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Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Institute of Sociology
3 Carl-Zeiß-Straße
Jena 07743

Postal adress

Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena
Intsitute of Sociology
PO box 07737
Jena 07743

Head of department: Prof. Dr. Sylka Scholz

Contact: Sigrid Engelhardt

Phone: +49 (0)3641 9-45510



Head Office, Academic Advising, Organisation of BA/MA programs

Margrit Elsner, M.A.

Phone: +49 (0)3641 9-45549
Consulation hour: Tue 1-3 pm

Contact Person for Erasmus/Study Abroad

Dr. Sebastian Sevignani

Phone: +49 (0)3641 9-45508
Consultation hour: on appointment

Contact Person for Internships

Dr. Ronald Gebauer

Tel.: +49 (0)3641 945543

Contact Persons Website

How to find us

Arriving by train


Jena is well connected to the net of German railways. You can reach us with the ICE directly from Berlin/Leipzig or Munich; as well as over Erfurt and Weimar. The walking distance from the railway stations to the department is approximately 5-7 minutes.

From railway station Jena West

Go down the Westbahnhof Street, at the first major intersection turn left into the Ernst Haeckel Street and continue straight until you come to the Carl Zeiss Street.

From railway station Jena Paradies

Cross the street at the railway station. Turn left into the Grietgasse. At the post office, turn right into the Schiller Street and go straight through the passage of the former Zeiss buildings. In the inner courtyard of the university take the main entrance.

On foot to the Department of Sociology, 3 Carl-Zeiss-Street


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