Hotels in Jena provide unrivalled opportunity
Located in east Germany, Jena is a small but important spot on the German educational landscape. The commercial centre of Thuringia's digital economy, Jena hotels are well connected in the region by public transport, and offer award-winning facilities and support for professionals, particularly those operating in the e-commerce sector.
What will I find that is unique in the city?
Jena is the e-commerce centre of the region, with a fifth of its employees working in the sector, with a major focus on STEM education driven at Jena University and by the business community. Not only is the city on the map for its research and development in this important field, but it is rich in culture, from the historic to the modern.
What can I expect from business life?
The city is the epicentre of Thuringia's digital economy. Around a hundred companies here work together on new technologies, mobile solutions and digital marketing. Software development, medical technology and big data analysis are also key focus areas. The city's 'Digital Jena' initiative is run in collaboration with Jena University. The university hosts a number of superb business events every year, organised by the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. Topics range from entrepreneurship to market dynamics and the lecturers are often European leaders in their fields. Executives can benefit from the Jena Alliance for Professionals which was awarded 'Innovative Network' by the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. The International Club welcomes professionals who have just arrived in the city. Jena is also stocked full of exceptional meeting rooms and business facilities. Jena's 21 Technology Park is located just off the motorway and is the headquarters of global players in the tech and manufacturing industries, as well as research companies.
What else can I do from my Jena hotel?
There are so many attractions to see from your hotel in Jena that the city has created a 'JenaCard' to help you see as many as possible. Over 20 attractions in the city can be accessed with this pass, including the City Museum and art collection, botanical garden and Goethe Memorial, Jen Tower's panoramic views, the Optical Museum and the Planetarium. Jena is surrounded by historic castles, so visitors to the city will have a hard time deciding which historic sites to visit if they want to get the most out of Jena's plentiful resources.