You have received your education outside Germany? You would like to study either Mathematics, Meteorology, Computer Science or Physics in Mainz? Or do your doctorate in one of these subjects? We are looking forward to meeting you!
You are already studying Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Meteorology at a university outside Germany and would like to study at JGU during a stay abroad.
You went to school and/or university outside Germany and would like to do your entire Bachelor's and/or Master's program in Mainz.
You received your graduate degree from a university outside of Germany and would like to do your PhD in Mainz.
Collection of useful links for incoming students and scholars
Overview: Johannes Gutenberg-University & region
General information for international applicants and students
Welcome Center for International Scholars
(but also useful information for any incoming person)
- Preparations in the home country
- Things to organize once you have arrived in Mainz
- First steps in Mainz
Lots of useful information on registering at the citizens’ office (Bürgeramt), visa affairs, health insurance and social security, tax identification number, banking etc.
Highly recommendable coaching portal to assist you in preparing your research stay. After your registration you will get information on all relevant steps for your stay abroad along with a schedule for compliance with all required deadlines. You also find hints, information and personal accounts about life in Germany and, especially, in Mainz. We would therefore highly recommend that you register via JoGuGATE once your research stay is certain.
Support for Ukrainian students and academics
Visa & residence permit
- International Office - Visa & residence permit
- International Office - Registration & residence permit
- Federal Foreign Office - Visa information
- Welcome Center - Residence Permit
Taxes and tax identification number
City of Mainz
- JGU - Leisure (Unfortunately only the sports part is available in English.)
- International Office - Leisure