Katja Bär, former director of communications at the University of Mannheim, Germany is now head of communications at Friedrich Schiller University in Jena.
The communications department is newly created and covers the existing areas press and information, marketing and events as well as web development and web services. Bär worked in the communications department of the uUiversity of Mannheim for 15 years where she eventually became director of communications in 2011.
Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a public research university located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany. The university was established in 1558 and is counted among the ten oldest universities in Germany.