The Competence Center Digital Research, or short “zedif”, is point of contact at the interface between science and infrastructure for all questions relating to digitization in research. Here you can find information about our team, our structure and our embedding into the research environment of Jena.


Do you have an issue to solve but do not quite know what you need or where to get it? Often, finding the right solution starts with talking about the question. Contact us!


We offer training on digital topics within research. You can either choose from our course list or request special training.


Here you can find material concerning digitalization within research, e.g., guidelines published by funders, information regarding data management plans or summaries of local offers in Jena.


One crucial part of our work is collaborating with research projects. You can find a list of a few larger ones here.


You can reach us using a wide number of channels, including phone, email and visiting us personally. A complete list can be found here.