Fachbereich 08: Physik, Mathematik und Informatik at the Uni Mainz
Institut für Physik / Institut für Kernphysik
- Staudingerweg 7 / Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 45
- 55128 Mainz
- Phone: +49 6131 392-4467
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Special features regarding teachingCentral student organisation (student office), study manager, officers for international matters and in-depth advice; Large range of courses incl. minor subjects, good tutor-student ratio, courses can be started in the summer and winter semester; Project: teaching, organisation and advice (BMBF); Recognition of internships at research institutions/in industry; Research communication, early contact with research through introduction of research groups, student assistant positions, research-oriented teaching and practicals, research module, fast-track promotion; Learning workshop; Student assistant training; Holiday courses; Learning workshop; Mandatory advice.
Special features regarding the international orientationDepartmental Advisory Office ‘International Studying’ incl. websites, and specialist guidance, 40 Erasmus partners + 6 subject-specific partnerships, coordination of Erasmus officers; Flexible recognition of credits gained abroad, special programme for 4-year Bachelor’s programmes, fast-track doctorate; English-language M.Sc. Physics; DAAD support for international study exchange (Stanford, Tohoku); International internship programme; 10 international professors.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsTohoku University, Japan; Nagoya University, Japan; Seoul National University, Südkorea; University of Glasgow, UK; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Schweden; Göteborgs universitet, Schweden; Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, Frankreich; Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza', Italien;
Special features regarding the equipmentcoating technology; Clean rooms; Metrology; Air-conditioned optical laboratories with precision tables and various lasers; Climate chamber; Helium liquefaction plants with helium recovery; Cryo systems; Superconducting magnets; Central detector laboratory of the cluster of excellence; Electronics lab; Well-equipped precision mechanics workshops; Technicians and electronics technician in the working groups; Central Mogon-Linux cluster with 30000 nodes; High-performance Wilson computer for lattice gauge theory; Eectron accelerator AMI ad TRIGA reactor with various experimental facilities on campus.
Support for foundersRegular event on physics in industry, with CP; event organised by the Research and Technology Transfer department on business start-ups and self-employment; Career Service of the JGU; regular Excellence@WORK lunch talks for career orientation among young natural scientists (MAINZ School).
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsAccessible lecture theatres; SBS (Service office for accessible education) of the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz with detailed information on the website; reasonable adjustments, including flexibility of examination types.
Characteristics of diversity advancementDiversity strategy of the JGU; Participation in the “Promoting Diversity” diversity audit"; ten international professorships, many international non-academic staff members; high proportion of foreign doctoral students; relatively high proportion of students with a migrant background, "Text-Café" (Asta).
Other special featuresCampus university in close proximity to city centre; Guaranteed place in the dormitory for foreign students; Many student residences; Buddy programme; Mentoring; Portal for exchange students; Opportunities for interdisciplinary qualifications (e.g., time management, learning and working techniques, co-operative training, teamwork, communication skills and rules of good scientific practice); Excellent traffic connection, large job and cultural opportunities in the Rhine-Main area; Unusually wide applicability of the semester ticket and possible additional tickets.
Further information on research activitieswww.phmi.uni-mainz.de/
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