i-work Business Award

The intercultural business award for Jena and the region

Do you and your company promote intercultural openness for international specialists? Then apply for the i-work Business Award, which makes good integration examples visible and encourages imitation. As part of the project "HiTh-Hochqualifiziert. International. Thuringia." The prize is awarded annually by JenaWirtschaft and Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

The award is aimed at companies in Jena and the region that use innovative concepts and measures to promote intercultural openness for international specialists in a special and exemplary way.

The selection procedure consists of two stages. In the first selection round, the best four applications are selected on the basis of the completed questionnaires. The competition winners will be determined in the second stage through personal interviews and on-site visits. The jury is composed of international employees as well as representatives of the state, the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the city of Jena.

The closing date for applications was October 12, 2018. If you are already interested in next year’s i-work Business Award please contact us!

Download Questionnaire i-work_Application (doc) (German only)

All participating companies will be presented in a publication on the basis of the information (profile) and will benefit from the public relations work of the Jena Business Development, the University of Jena and the Ministry at this prize.

The award ceremony took place on 27 November 2018 in the Villa Rosenthal in the presence of the patroness of the competition, Heike Werner, Thuringian Minister of Labour. See press release.





Sponsored by the Free State of Thuringia
from the European Social Fund.