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Geoscience, Department

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

Institut für Geowissenschaften

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Basic information

Total number of students 420
Number of master degree students 84
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 1.3 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 59.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 72.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 1/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience


Publications per academic 4.8
Citations per publication 6.6
Third party funds per academic 71.7 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8
Research reputation 6.8 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Excursions less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Job market preparation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

Degree courses with details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practice-oriented field and laboratory training; In-depth training in geoinformatics, geostatistics, software development; Close links with the partner institutions regarding content and organisation; Wide range of mandatory elective areas; The bachelor’s degree provides an in-depth training in earth science; master's degree focus: Petrology, Palaeoclimate, Geodynamics, Mineralogy
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Two professors from the USA and/or New Zealand offer their courses exclusively in English
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Laboratories with numerous analysis devices (LA-ICP-MS; Microprobe, RFA, EMS, IRMS, Raman, various special microscopes); Field equipment: Various drills, GPS receiver, Komapanden surveying equipment. Computer equipment: Access to the university mainframe computer via the Geophysics work group, various workstations for Numerical Modelling, GIS and Software development.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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