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Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

  • Saarstraße 21
  • 55099 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 39-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1477
Total number of Students 31,034
Students at this campus 29,870
Semester contribution 331,05 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
13.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
21.1 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
34.9 %
Humanities, Languages
20.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
2.8 %
Other studies
7.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
39.2 %
Master's degree
16.5 %
Teacher qualification degree
17.8 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
26.0 %
Other types of degrees
0.6 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
Stock: Around 3.5 million printed media, 31,000 licensed e-journals and 1,224,000 e-books; Services: More than 3,500 study and work spaces; Open 16 hours, 14 hours at weekends; Broad range of courses, guided tours, courses for 4,500 participants; 962,000 visitors; University collections, university archives, offers in the field of academic integrity, solutions for digital publishing, management of scientific data and visibility of research results, audiovisual media production; Electronic repositories, archive systems and databases for research, teaching and study more information
Foreign language center and courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: Chinese, English, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. There are currently participation cooperations with: Mainz University, Catholic University of Mainz, Bingen University, Rhein-Main University of Applied Sciences (locations Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim). Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Currently about 60 different types of sport available; The practically-oriented further education offered for instructors is recognised to extend the validity of a German Olympic Sports Confederation instructor license for popular leisure and recreational sports by the Rheinhessen sports association. more information
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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