Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz

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world rank  463

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University Overview

Established in 1946, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mainz (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Rhineland-Palatinate. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Germersheim. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Weiterbildung und Kultur des Landes Rheinland-Pfalz (Ministry of Science, Continuing Education and Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate), Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Acronym JGU
Founded 1946 Origins date back to 1477
Motto Ut omnes unum sint
That all may be one
Colours Red

University Location

Address Saarstrasse 21
Mainz (population range: 50,000-249,999)
55099 Rhineland-Palatinate
T +49 (6131) 390
F +49 (6131) 39 22919
Other locations Germersheim

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+49 (7274) 50 80

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019