The Chair of International Relations regularly undertakes a trilateral video-seminar in cooperation with Sharyl Cross, Prof. at Kozmetsky Center of Excellence at St. Edwards University (Texas, USA) and Igor Okunev, Associate Professor at the Department of Comparative Politics, Moscow State Institute of International Relations and their students. 

Topics encompass current political issues regarding world politics and US-American-German-Russian relations. This year students discussed Werner Herzog´s interview with Mikhail Gorbachev published in the documentary "Meeting Gorbachev", and related questions, such as Gorbachevs heritage, German reunification and American-Russian relations today.

Coordinator and moderator of the Jena-group is Dr. Carolina Rehrmann.