Jena School for Microbial Communication

 Jena  Employees: 51-500
Friedrich Schiller University Jena

The Jena School for Microbial Communication (JSMC) is funded by the German Excellence Initiative. It conceptionally combines different research areas (microbial communities, interactions with plant, animal and human hosts and environmental interactions) to a comprehensive picture of microbial communication ( JSMC is an ambitious Graduate School currently hosting over 135 PhD students who are educated in a structured, interdisciplinary training program based on top-level fundamental research. Four faculties of the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, six non-university research institutions as well as twelve partner companies are participating in this cutting edge research and training program which includes an innovative PhD program, career development and intensive sociocultural care. Three embedded existing Research Training Groups are engaged as well to incorporate novel research areas for achieving a comprehensive, hollistic view on the complex topic of microbial communication.


Founding year: 2006
Value of employees: 51-500
Expansion: international

Our fields of activity:
Research & Development, Research & Education


Jena School for Microbial Communication
Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Neugasse 23
07743 Jena