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Mathematics, Department

Fachbereich 08: Physik, Mathematik und Informatik at the Uni Mainz

Institut für Mathematik

  • Staudingerweg 9
  • 55128 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 392-2270
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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 820
Number of master degree students 90
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 0.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 76.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 42.9 %


Publications per academic 1.8
Third party funds per academic 37.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.5
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.4
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.3
Workstations 1.9
Overall study situation 2.2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
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Study organisation
Transition to Master's studies
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Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 518
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Committed and broad-based teaching and research staff with international visibility and networks; broad, wide range of courses offered; development of the structure of degree courses significantly influenced throughout Germany by the Bologna agreement, towards individually configurable courses with choices and reduced examination load; high personnel expenditure for manageable tutorial sizes; integrated flexibility, e.g. a semester abroad is possible even during the Bachelor's course; historical context, particularly for teacher training students due to the Department of History of Mathematics.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Schweden; Universiteit Utrecht, Utrecht, Niederlande; University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Vereinigtes Königreich; Université de Sud Toulan – Var, Toulon, Frankreich; Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spanien; Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza', Roma, Italien; Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Kraków, Polen; Universidad de Valencia, Valencia, Spanien; University of Birmingham, Birmingham, Vereinigtes Königreich; Université de Poitiers, Faculté des Sciences Fondamentales et Appliquées, Poitiers, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Comfortable computer rooms for students; Central High Performance Linux Cluster; generously sized social room; student workspaces for exam semesters; lecture theatres with modern equipment; extensive textbook collection, use of electronic library, workspaces in the library.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Collaborative Research Centre "Waves to Weater” and "Multiscale Simulation Methods for Soft Matter Systems"; research focus on "Computer-Based Research Methods in the Natural Sciences"; Research Centre "Elementary Forces and Principles of Mathematics"; Max Planck Graduate Centre with the Universität Mainz; Excellence Initiative Cluster application PRISMA; Synergy effects through joint faculty with Physics and Computer Science, joint inter-disciplinary seminars and work groups.
  • Support for founders
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  • Other special features
    Helpdesk for problems with study and examination software; development of more advanced software support in the academic offices; development of instruments for the improvement of choice and allocation of academic assistants; improvement of information offered to students through newly designed Internet presence; development of department-wide individual guidance for outgoing and incoming students; development of own social network for support of outgoing students.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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