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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 32,573
Students at this campus 30,967
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 309,89 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
12.5 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
22.5 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
32.1 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
23.4 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
1.9 %
Other studies
7.5 %

Types of degrees

38.5 %
14.3 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
27.6 %
Other types of degrees
19.6 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
Collection of around 3.4 million printed media items, 40,000 licensed e-journals and 52,000 e-books; more than 3,500 study and workplaces; open for 16 hours a day, 14 hours at weekends; Wide range of classes, guided tours and courses for more than 4,300 users and 3 million visitors; University collections and university archive, solutions for digital publishing, the management of scientific data and the visibility of research results; Electronic repositories, archive systems and databases for research, teaching and study. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Chinese, English, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. There are currently participation cooperations with: Hochschule Mainz, Katholische Hochschule Mainz, Hochschule Bingen, Hochschule Rhein-Main (Wiesbaden and Rüsselsheim sites). 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 and leisure sports by the Rheinhessen sports association. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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