Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz one of the largest public universities in Germany. It was initially established in 1477, and is currently located in the city of Mainz, the capital city of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.
The University of Mainz is a part of the German U15- a collaboration of Germany’s top comprehensive, research-focused higher education institutes.
According to CWUR World University Rankings, 2016 the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is ranked #20 in Germany, and #244 word-wide.
|Annual Budget (2017)||€ 474 million|
|Number of Degree Courses Offered||260+|
|Tuition Fee for International Students||€|
|International Student Percentage||11%|
|Total number of Professors||560|
|Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)||€ 10,000- € 12,000|
|Contact International Office||+49 6131 39-28339 | email@example.com|
Application Deadlines: July 15 (winter); January 15 (summer)
The above mentioned data represents admission requirements at the basic level. Additional documentation, qualification, and requirements may apply to programs at different levels of study. How to apply? The University of Mainz has a two-fold application procedure:
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz does not charge its students any tuition fee for first degree programs. However, a tuition fee amounting to 650 EUR per semester may be charged for secondary and some post-graduate degree programs. Additionally, every candidate pursuing their education at the University of Mainz is required to pay an amount of 319.15 EUR as semester contribution twice every year.
|Expense||Annual Cost in EUR|
|Room & Board||€ 9,000|
|Semester Contribution||€ 638.30|
|Health Insurance||€ 960|
|Total||€ 11,998 (approx)|
The German Academic Exchange Service is the most prominent scholarship provider for foreign students.
Candidates in doctoral programs and higher semesters have a better chance of being granted scholarships/grants.
Students who find themselves in need of financial assistance due to unforeseen circumstances are eligible to apply for aid at Studierendenwerk Mainz.
Candidates may finance their studies by taking up student jobs in Germany for a maximum of 120 full days (8 hours/day) in a year.
Foreign candidates must procure means of financing their studies before leaving their home country by looking up organizations providing scholarships for higher education in Germany.