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Ophthalmic Optics/Optometryfull time

  • Bachelor of Science


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Jena


  • September 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    September 2023 (EU), September 2023 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Ophthalmic Optics


Optometry, Biomedicine, Physiological Optics, Lighting Engineering, Ophthalmology Technology, Contact Lens, Magnifying visual aids, Optics and Technology of Visual Aids, Marketing and Company Management, Technical and Physical Optics


- unique combination of optometric and technical contents at the traditional optics location Jena - experienced lecturers with practical and scientific competence - high practical component (approx. 50% of the degree is applied practice) - optional master craftsman examination possible after 2 years - clinical and ophthalmic technical contents for activities in specialized optician shops/institutes, ophthalmological institutions as well as industry and research - small groups for optimal learning conditions

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Entrance qualification for general OR subject-restricted higher education OR higher education at a university of applied sciences Training as an optician OR alternatively an 8-week preparatory internship - Proof of an 8-week pre-study internship with an optician. In justified exceptional cases, a missing pre-internship can be made up to 3 semesters during lecture-free periods.)

Lecture period
  • 03.04.2023 - 15.07.2023
  • 09.10.2023 - 01.03.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.04.2023 - 30.09.2023

    May vary for specific courses.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.04.2023 - 30.09.2023

    If you have any questions regarding admission, please contact: international(at)eah-jena.de

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    15.04.2023 - 30.09.2023

    Please apply via If you have any questions regarding admission, please contact: international(at)eah-jena.de

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.04.2023 - 30.09.2023

    Application: online Enrolment: by post

Languages of instruction

Main language



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