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Geoscience, Department

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

Institut für Geowissenschaften

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 240
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 12.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 64.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 15.7 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 0/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 2/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 6.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 6.7 %


Publications per academic 5.2
Citations per publication 5.4
Third party funds per academic 118.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8
Research reputation 4.2 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.6
Exams 2.5
Laboratory internships 2.5
Excursions 1.9
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.7
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.2

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Practice-oriented field and lab training; in-depth training in Geoinformatics, Geostatistics, software development; close linking of content and organisation with the partner institutes; wide range of optional required modules; Bachelor's degree course provides a solid basic education in the Geosciences; specialisation in the Master's degree course: Petrology, Palaeoclimate, Geodynamics, Mineralogy
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Labs with numerous analysis devices (LA-ICP-MS; microprobe, XRF, EMP, IRMS, Raman, various special microscopes); field equipment: various drilling equipment, GPS receivers, Komapanden measuring equipment. Computer equipment: Access to the university mainframe computer via the Geophysics work group, various workstations for Numerical Modelling, GIS and Software development.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Numerous scientific cooperations with other universities and institutions, including internationally; VAMOS programme with a focus on geodynamic, tectonic and petrological processes in the Earth's crust and the Earth's upper mantle; key research areas in Palaeoclimate and Paleoarcheology; Geo-resources, Petrology/Vulcanology, Gemstone research
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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