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Geography, Department

Fachbereich 09: Chemie, Pharmazie und Geowissenschaften at the Uni Mainz

Geographisches Institut

  • Becherweg 21
  • 55128 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 392-2262
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Basic information

Total number of students 460
Number of master degree students 130
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 5.0 %

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 74.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 41.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points
Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 33.0 %


Publications per academic 1.8
Third party funds per academic 36.5 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.9
Research reputation 12.1 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 2.1
Exams 2.7
Excursions 2.4
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.5
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.1 *
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 2.4
Exams 2.6
Schoolpractice 2.8
Rooms 2.4
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Overall study situation 2.2

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 670
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
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
    Links between natural sciences and cultural studies; Close link between research and teaching; Several excursions between 1 and 10 days in Germany and at least 14 days abroad; Lecture series: Weekly lectures during the semester held by external/international scientists; Own geo-didactics department for teacher training; Close cooperation between teaching, school and study seminars in the teacher training courses; Research with an international focus
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Foreign excursion compulsory; Offer of an integrated German-French study programme with a double degree option (B.Ed. / M.Ed., B.Sc.); International cooperation in connection with Master of Arts and Master of Science; Teaching by international experts; Lecture series: Weekly lectures during the semester held by external/foreign scientists; In the MA and MSc programmes semester abroad as a compulsory elective option; High student activity at EGEA-Mainz (European Geography Association – for Students and Young Geographers): https://egea.eu/entities/mainz
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Texas, Austin USA; University of Arizona, Tucson USA; Karstad University, Schweden; Universidade de Brasília, Brasilien; Université de Sherbrooke (Kanada) (Dijon-Studiengang); Lebanese American University of Beirut, Libanon; Orient-Institut Beirut, Libanon; Université de Bourgogne, Frankreich; Université Paul Valéry Montpellier, Frankreich; Università degli Studi Roma „La Sapienza“, Italien; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spanien; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spanien; Universidad de Vigo, Spanien; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Österreich; Göteborgs Universitet, Schweden; University of Glasgow, GB; Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Tschechien; Universiteit Utrecht, Niederlande; Universidade Lisboa, Portugal; Pécs, Pécsi Tudományegyetem, Ungarn; Eötvös-Loránd-Universität, Ungarn;
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Geo-lab (analysis for geomorphological, geo-ecological and soil science matters, focus on “classic soil analysis" and also modern methods (biomarkers); Dendro lab for dendrochronological analysis, mobile measuring stations; (Climate geography, dendroclimatology); Own computer centre for geoinformatics incl. multi-core computing clusters for other simulation calculations in the field of geodesy and climatology; Media technology (cameras, editing room, sound equipment) for film and audio projects
  • Support for founders
    Career Service of the JGU www.career.uni-mainz.de/index.php
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Diversity at the JGU: www.diversitaet.uni-mainz.de
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Diversity at the JGU: www.diversitaet.uni-mainz.de
  • Further information on research activities
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