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Biology / Bioscience, Department

Fachbereich 10: Biologie at the Uni Mainz

  • Saarstraße 21
  • 55099 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 392-2548
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 99
Total number of students 1,340
Number of master degree students 230

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 6/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 68.1 %

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.4
Support in studies 2.9
Courses offered 3.2
Teaching of technical/professional competence 4/8 points
Teaching of methodological competence 1/8 points
Teaching of interdisciplinary competence 1/6 points
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.8
Laboratory internships 2.2
Excursions 2.4
Research orientation 2.6
Job market preparation rank group not assignable
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 2.9
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.7

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exams 2.9
Rooms 2.8
Overall study situation 2.4

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 330
Teacher qualification programmes
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Dissection-free degree programme possible; High proportion of experimental lectures; Empirical final theses; High proportion of optional required modules and great flexibility in the choice in the optional fields; Research-oriented teaching; Strong links with the Natural Sciences and Mathematics departments and the university medical centre; Range of international excursions.
  • Other special features
    Guidance for long-term students, daily opening hours in the Academic Office/Examination Office, also during the non-lecture period. Erasmus student exchange programme with 12 partner universities, 2 specialist international affairs officers; Possible completion of theses abroad; Core Facilities Imaging; Electron Microscopy, Next Generation Sequencing, Precision Engineering Electronic Workshops, Supercomputing MOGON; International PhD programme ‘Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and Genome Stability’, affiliation with the Institute for Biotechnology and Active Ingredient Research
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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