Currently, JMU has about 29,000 students who are enrolled in ten faculties. Its academic and administrative staff comprises more than 4,000 people. Approximately 420 professors are active in research and teaching at the university and the university hospital.
An extensive choice of degree programs is available to students. In addition to classical disciplines such as law, economics, various philologies, medicine, mathematics, physics, and chemistry, many new degree programs have been introduced. Among the most recent examples are Nanostructure Technology, Functional Materials, Games Engineering, Modern China, Digital Humanities, Human-Computer Interaction, and Museology – to name but a few.
The university’s distinct profile is shaped by eight interdisciplinary priority areas:
- Life Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Molecular Chemistry and Materials
- Quantum Phenomena in New Materials
- Digital Society
- Cultural Heritage
- Norms and Behavior
- Global Changes