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Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

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World Rank : 702

Country Rank : 27 (Web Ranking in germany)


Founded in 1558. Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena is a Public higher education university located in jena, thuringia, germany, europe. The university awards degree in arts & humanities, business & social sciences, language & culture, medicine & health, science & technology. Internationally Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena university ranked 702 in the world. It has ranked 27 in germany. This 461 years old higher education university admission process is based on students past academic record and grades. It provides admission to Men and Women (coed) and Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission.

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Acronym : FSU

Founded : 1558

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Control Type : Public

Entity Type : Non-Profit

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Library : Yes

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No flood threat in downstream of Mahanadi river- Jena  United News of India

Uniindia: Bhubaneswar, Aug 16 (UNI) Odisha Water Resources Secretary P K Jena today ruled out any flood threat in the downstream of river Mahanadi.

Fri, 16 Aug 2019 08:56:00 GMT
Woman and her daughter drown in Govari river  United News of India

Uniindia: Kendrapara, Aug 06 (UNI) In a shocking incident a woman and her 8-year old daughter drowned in the river Govari.

Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:00:00 GMT
As hot as the sun's interior  EurekAlert

Physicists at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) have developed a new method for producing plasma, enabling them to deal with some of the ...

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How grunting influences perception in tennis  EurekAlert

Grunting noises in tennis influence the prediction of ball flight. Sport psychologists from Jena University (Germany) come to this conclusion in a new study.

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Ernst Haeckel: Pioneer of modern science  EurekAlert

Evolutionary biologist Ernst Haeckel became the first person to define the term ecology in his work published in 1866, entitled 'General Morphology of ...

Fri, 17 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
How a fungus can cripple the immune system  EurekAlert

It is everywhere - and it is extremely dangerous for people with a weakened immune system. The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus occurs virtually everywhere on ...

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Jena's research cluster 'Balance of the Microverse' to be funded in the Excellence Strategy  EurekAlert

The Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) was granted funding for one Cluster of Excellence. As the Excellence Commission announced today in Bonn, ...

Thu, 27 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dr. Zhanna Samsonova and Dr. Daniil Kartashov in a Laser Lab  EurekAlert

Dr. Zhanna Samsonova and Dr. Daniil Kartashov are preparing an experiment on the JETI laser in a laboratory of the Institute of Optics and Quantum Electronics ...

Wed, 05 Jun 2019 14:15:12 GMT
Learn more about creating plasmas with lasers  Laser Focus World

Using nanowires as the ablative material instead of a flat surface allows better and quicker heating.

Thu, 06 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Artificial intelligence to boost Earth system science  EurekAlert

A study by German scientists from Jena and Hamburg shows that artificial intelligence (AI) can substantially improve our understanding of the climate and the ...

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Gaining a clear picture of land degradation and soil erosion  EurekAlert

Geographers at Friedrich Schiller University Jena are coordinating a new joint research project that is studying changes in landscapes and soil conditions of ...

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Stopping inflammation from becoming chronic  EurekAlert

An international research team led by Friedrich Schiller University in Jena has developed a highly sensitive cell model to study the complex effects -- and side ...

Fri, 22 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
WOCHENVORSCHAU: Termine bis 30. August 2019

Wirtschafts- und Finanztermine bis Freitag, den 30. August: MONTAG, DEN 19. AUGUST 2019 TERMINE UNTERNEHMEN 07:00 DEU: Grand City Properties, ...

Mon, 19 Aug 2019 04:05:00 GMT
Reading risk behavior in the brain  EurekAlert

Anxious people take fewer risks -- in itself this is not a surprising observation. However, a team of psychologists from the University of Jena, together with ...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Can Mold Weaken Your Immune System?

How can the common fungus that appears everywhere – otherwise known as Aspergillus fumigatus – weaken the immune system's defenses and be ...

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
How plants turn into zombies  EurekAlert

Jena (Germany) It begins as a fairy tale which later turns into a horror story: Lusciously flowering plants, surrounded by a large number of insects. Usually, both ...

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
Broken Coffee Cup [image]  EurekAlert

*Service* problems? Prof. Walsh and his Team at University of Jena (Germany) have been able to show in a study that customers perceive one and the same ...

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:31:49 GMT
Odisha PCC chief and his son richest candidate in 4th phase election in Assembly and LS, In all 98 crorepatis in the fray  United News of India

Uniindia: Bhubaneswar, Apr 26 (UNI) Odisha Pradesh Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik contesting Bhandaripokhari Assembly seat and and his son Navajyoti ...

Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Miriam Peinert, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena [image]  EurekAlert

Biologist Miriam Peinert is the first author of the current study in [I]Scientific Reports[/I], which was the topic of her bachelor thesis at the University Jena.

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:30:29 GMT
Andreas Johannes and Carsten Ronning, Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena  EurekAlert

The physicists Dr. Andreas Johannes (l.) and Professor Dr. Carsten Ronning in a laboratory at the Institute of Solid State Physics of Friedrich Schiller University ...

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:03:39 GMT
Dedicated BJP worker Pratap Sarangi gets Cabinet berth  United News of India

Uniindia: Bhubaneswar, May 30 (UNI) Pratap Chandra Sarangi, one of the most dedicated party workers and the face of Odisha BJP, was sworn-in into the ...

Thu, 30 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
29 candidates have winning margin less than 5000 votes in Odisha Assembly election  United News of India

Bhubaneswar, May 24 (UNI) As many as 29 candidates have won the 2019 Odisha Assembly election with a low margin of less than five thousand votes.

Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Poster of “Jungle Cry”, a true story of KISS Rugby team, unveiled at Cannes Film Festival  United News of India

Uniindia: Bhubaneswar, May 19 (UNI) The first poster and teaser of 'Jungle Cry', an inspired true story of the Rugby Team of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
BJP announces candidates for 13 seats in Kerala, Pathanamthitta still undecided  United News of India

Uniindia: New Delhi, Mar 21 (UNI) After hectic deliberations the BJP managed to announce candidate list in Kerala for 13 Lok Sabha constituencies, the party ...

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
New council of ministers in Odisha  United News of India

Uniindia: Bhubaneswar,May 29 (UNI) Following are the names of the council of ministers of Naveen Patnaik government who were sworn in today- Chief ...

Wed, 29 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Litmus test for BJD supremacy as Odisha goes for polls to six LS and 41 Assembly seats in final phase tomorrow  United News of India

Uniindia: Bhubaneswar, Apr 28 (UNI) The electoral fortune of 388 candidates would be sealed as Odisha goes for a simultaneous poll to the six Lok Sabha and ...

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Stroke produces dysfunctional brain cells  EurekAlert

Mice produce new neurons in the hippocampus following a stroke that fail to develop properly, finds new research published in JNeurosci. Intervening in the ...

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Dogs in motion  EurekAlert

How does a dog run? Until now even experts found it nearly impossible to answer this simple sounding question.

Fri, 27 May 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Sex or food? Decision-making in single-cell organisms  EurekAlert

Unicellular diatoms are able to adapt their behavior to different external stimuli based on an evaluation of their own needs. This was discovered by scientists of ...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Diatoms sense the 'odor' of stones  Science Daily

Diatoms are unicellular algae that are native in many waters. They are a major component of marine phytoplankton and the food base for a large variety of ...

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
How children learn to say 'no'  EurekAlert

Their numbers are rising, but their age is dropping: children and young adults who drink so much that they have to go to the hospital. Binge-drinking is sadly ...

Tue, 19 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Tropical moths in the mountains are larger  Phys.Org

Researchers from three universities have measured more than 19000 tropical moths from 1100 species to find out whether their size varies with elevation.

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Dr. Ulrike Garscha, Jena University [image]  EurekAlert

Dr. Ulrike Garscha from Jena University investigates the molecular inflammation processes by fluorescence microscopy.

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 01:55:30 GMT
Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2019 announced  Reuters

German universities account for more participants than any other country, closely followed by UK-based universities and France.

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Fun with Colliding Galaxies!  ScienceBlogs

"Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once." -Henry David Thoreau This past weekend, the Astronomy ...

Tue, 05 Apr 2011 07:00:00 GMT
Aspergillus fumigatus [image]  EurekAlert

This is a conidiophore of the fungus [I]Aspergillus fumigatus[/I]. The fungus produces Fumisoquine in a way similar to plants.

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 01:11:38 GMT
developing practical quantum optics  Laser Focus World

A collaboration of businesses and universities aims to transfer quantum optical technology from the lab to practical industrial applications.

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Frankincense as a medicine  EurekAlert

Jena (Germany) It was one of the gifts of the Magi - in addition to myrrh and gold they offered frankincense to the newly born baby Jesus. Since the ancient world ...

Mon, 09 Jul 2012 07:00:00 GMT
An aerobic eukaryotic parasite with functional mitochondria that likely lacks a mitochondrial genome  Science Advances

Dinoflagellates are microbial eukaryotes that have exceptionally large nuclear genomes; however, their organelle genomes are small and fragmented and ...

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Towards MEMS-tuneable nanowire lasers?  eeNews Europe

In a paper titled "Dynamical Tuning of Nanowire Lasing Spectra" published in ACS' Nano Letters, researchers from the University of Jena reported there were ...

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
What makes a small worm a popular model  Science Daily

Researchers have compiled all metabolic pathways of the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans described so far and have presented a comprehensive ...

Tue, 07 Jun 2016 07:00:00 GMT
Self-defense strategies of moss  EurekAlert

Snails don't like all plants in the same way -- they shun moss. Why is that so?

Thu, 10 Jun 2010 07:00:00 GMT
Why vitamin E effect is often a matter of luck  Medical Xpress

Vitamin E's positive effects often fail to manifest themselves as strongly as expected, but sometimes administering vitamin E actually has detrimental effects.

Tue, 02 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
US-based Melton Foundation is training young leaders from 6 countries  YourStory

The Melton Foundation functions in 6 countries - China, Chile, Ghana, India, Germany and the US and set up its India operations in 1992 at BMS College.

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Epithelial-type systemic breast carcinoma cells with a restricted mesenchymal transition are a major source of metastasis  Science Advances

Carcinoma cells undergo epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT); however, contributions of EMT heterogeneity to disease progression remain a matter of ...

Wed, 19 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Duckweed: The low-down on a tiny plant  EurekAlert

Duckweeds - for many aquatic animals like ducks and snails, a treat, but for pond owners, sometimes a thorn in the side. The tiny and fast-growing plants are of ...

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Study explores how grunting influences perception in tennis

Exceeding noise levels of 100 decibels, the grunting sounds produced by some tennis players when hitting the ball are on a par with motorbikes or chainsaws.

Fri, 03 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Odisha to spend Rs10,000 cr in 5 yrs under Parvati Giri Mega Lift Irrigation Project:Naveen  United News of India

Bhubaneswar, Sep 08 (UNI) Considering the popularity of Parvati Giri Mega lift irrigation projects in the highland areas, the Odisha government will spend Rs ...

Sat, 08 Sep 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates  DW (English)

A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe ...

Fri, 12 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Species-rich forests store twice as much carbon as monocultures  EurekAlert

Species-rich subtropical forests can take up twice as much carbon as monocultures. This has been reported by an international research team in Science.

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
German institute sanctions director after finding him guilty of misconduct  Retraction Watch

The executive board of the Leibniz Association in Germany has reprimanded the director of its institute on aging for “grossly negligent scientific misconduct.”.

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Scientists alarmed by bark beetle boom  EurekAlert

Bark beetles are currently responsible for killing an unprecedented number of trees in forests across Europe and North America. Why the beetle populations first ...

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cardiovascular diseases and nutrition in Europe: A lot of premature deaths preventable  EurekAlert

Of the 4.3 million cardiovascular deaths in Europe in 2016, 2.1 million were the result of poor nutrition. The 28 EU member states account for around 900000, ...

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
The Forum, Kafka's The Metamorphosis: A man turns into a monstrous bug  BBC News

The appeal of Franz Kafka's short story The Metamorphosis - about a man who turns into a repulsive bug. Joining Rajan Datar are Carolin Duttlinger, Alice ...

Sun, 19 May 2019 09:41:53 GMT
MiLiQuant: Putting quantum technology into practice  EurekAlert

Quantum technology is about to make the leap from scientific research to concrete applications. Contributing to this is the new MiLiQuant research project in ...

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Natural landscapes? Scientists call for a paradigm shift in restoration projects  EurekAlert

Regardless of whether we are dealing with a floodplain landscape or an entire national park, the success of a restoration project depends on more than just the ...

Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Center for Advanced Studies explores crises in Latin America -- and their solutions  EurekAlert

Bielefeld University coordinates the "Maria Sibylla Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences" (CALAS), ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Multisite phosphorylation is required for sustained interaction with GRKs and arrestins during rapid μ-opioid receptor desensitization  Science

Chronic opioid use leads to tolerance and the need for increasing doses to achieve pain relief, euphoria, and other effects. At the molecular level, tolerance ...

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Little owls on the move  EurekAlert

New study on an owl's re-colonization of northern Switzerland.

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Study: Global farming trends threaten food security  EurekAlert

Citrus fruits, coffee and avocados: the food on our tables has become more diverse in recent decades. However, global agriculture does not reflect this trend.

Thu, 11 Jul 2019 07:00:00 GMT
When macrophages are deprived of oxygen  EurekAlert

Infected tissue has a low concentration of oxygen. The body's standard immune mechanisms, which rely on oxygen, can then only function to a limited extent.

Fri, 24 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Evolution and Antiviral Specificities of Interferon-Induced Mx Proteins of Bats against Ebola, Influenza, and Other RNA Viruses  Journal of Virology

Bats serve as a reservoir for various, often zoonotic viruses, including significant human pathogens such as Ebola and influenza viruses. However, for unknown ...

Wed, 10 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Synthetic batteries for the energy revolution: Chemists present an innovative redox-flow battery based on organic polymers and water  Science Daily

A team of researchers made a decisive step towards a redox-flow battery which is simple to handle, safe and economical at the same time: They developed a ...

Wed, 21 Oct 2015 07:00:00 GMT
SNAPSHOT: Moths Are Bigger at Higher Elevations, Surprising Scientists - D-brief  Discover Magazine

Elevation matters when it comes to moth size. This selection of geometer (left) and tiger moths (right) from the tropics are arranged according to the elevation ...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:00:00 GMT
300 million-year-old 'modern' beetle from Australia reconstructed  Phys.Org

He's Australian, around half a centimetre long, fairly nondescript, 300 million years old – and he's currently causing astonishment among both entomologists and ...

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Scientists Investigate the Potential of Duckweed as a Human Food Source  Lab Manager Magazine

As yet these duckweeds have not been cultivated, but simply.

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Highly specific fluorescent nanoparticles could enable personalized medicine  BioOptics World

Scientists have produced highly specific fluorescent nanoparticles that, with near-infrared (NIR) fluorescent dye, can be guided to the liver or kidney and deliver ...

Fri, 05 Dec 2014 08:00:00 GMT
Duckweed—tiny plants with huge potential  Phys.Org

Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things.

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 08:00:00 GMT
ERC Consolidator Grant for research on relationship between beetles and symbiotic bacteria  EurekAlert

Evolutionary ecologist Professor Martin Kaltenpoth has been awarded funding by the European Research Council for his SYMBeetle project to investigate ...

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Discovery of blood vessel system in bones  EurekAlert

A network of very fine blood vessels that connects bone marrow directly with the blood supply of the periosteum that was previously overlooked has now been ...

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Reuters Top 100: Europe's Most Innovative Universities – 2018  Reuters

For the third year running KU Leuven tops Reuters ranking of Europe's most innovative universities, a list that identifies and ranks the educational institutions ...

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Corpus Callosum Pathology as a Potential Surrogate Marker of Cognitive Impairment in Diffuse Axonal Injury  Psychiatric News

Diffuse axonal injury is a major form of traumatic brain injury. Neuropsychological assessments and high-resolution structural MRI were conducted using ...

Mon, 16 Nov 2015 08:00:00 GMT
Three kinds of information from a single X-ray measurement

Whatever the size of mobile phones or computers are, the way in which such electronic devices operate relies on the interactions between materials. For this ...

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:00:00 GMT

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