University Hospital Jena

Jena, Germany

About us University Hospital Jena

The University Hospital Jena, looking back on a history of more than 200 years, is the only university hospital in the state of Thuringia. The tradition of medical education at the University Hospital Jena is even older – being one of the founding faculties of the Friedrich Schiller University, the Medical Faculty looks back on an experience of more than 450 years.

Today, the University hospital with a staff of more than 4,500 employees is the biggest employer in the region. Every year, its 26 clinical centers provide care for more than 300,000 in- and outpatients. 2,400 students of medicine and dentistry study medicine here, and scientists and physicians from more than 25 nations contribute to the further development of medicine. In the latest FOCUS clinic list, the University Hospital Jena occupies the 16th place.

The University Hospital Jena also enjoys an excellent reputation far beyond Germany and has a long-lasting experience in treatment and care for international patients. The hospital invites patients from all over the world, who want to receive treatment in Germany and to benefit from the latest scientific findings and high-standard medical treatment and patient care.

Location of hospital

Jena is a German university town and the second largest city in the state of Thuringia. Located in the middle of the Saale valley, Jena is climatically especially favored among the regions of Germany. Established in 1558, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, with almost 20,000 students, is the largest higher education institution of Thuringia. Here is the heart of the German optical and precision engineering industry centered upon the Carl Zeiss Company. Jena is also the town of the well-known theatres, museums and sights.