Carl Zeiss Jena
About Carl Zeiss Microscopy
From then until now

About Us

Learn more about Carl Zeiss as a leading provider of microscopy products for life sciences and materials research. The company history comprises a lot of interesting facts about Carl Zeiss and its subsidiaries in Germany. Famous scientists received awards and nobel prizes during their work with our products.


Throughout the world the name of Carl Zeiss stands for the highest quality and reliability



We have come a long way from the company’s humble beginnings as a workshop by Carl Zeiss in 1846


For Noble Minds

Supported by our products, numerous scientists have received the most important annual award in science. Learn more about the noble tradition of Carl Zeiss.


Locations & Subsidiaries

Besides the headquarter in Jena, Carl Zeiss Microscopy is present on many other locations in Germany and around the globe


Social Responsibility

Carl Zeiss Microscopy continues to support science, educational and social institutions worldwide