Degree Programs

Be extraordinary - Explore the wide range of study opportunities in physics presented by JGU Mainz including a fast-track PhD program.


To boldly go where no one has gone before - Be a part of large-scale research experiments at MAMI, TRIGA or with high-ranked partner institutions like CERN.

Why JGU?

Excellence in science combined with savoir vivre - Mainz and JGU offer the ideal infrastructure for leading worldwide research in physics.

As an international university in Germany, the JGU offers a top-level undergraduate and graduate education in physics, including an international MSc degree, a Master of Education in Physics and a fast-track PhD option. The teaching philosophy at Johannes Gutenberg University stresses early research independence on all degree levels. Students can participate in large-scale research experiments conducted at MAMI, TRIGA, or one of the partner institutions such as the CERN in Geneva and the GSI Darmstadt. Small group sizes and an excellent student-teacher ratio ensure individual mentoring and well-grounded learning progress. The MAINZ Graduate School of Materials Science and the PRISMA Cluster of Excellence offer regular summer schools, seminars, and research internships. The global network of partner universities opens up international career paths in physics.


The Johannes Gutenberg University offers everything you need to start your career in physics. The six-semester Bachelor offers you a comprehensive Physics education while at the same time fostering early specialization and research experience. The Bachelor is offered in three tracks, namely in Physics, Meteorology and Education. The next step is our research-oriented Master program with its unique features including great opportunities for research in physics, flexible course choices, and individual mentoring due to an excellent student-teacher ratio.

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    Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
    Faculty Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Staudingerweg 7
      55128 Mainz, Germany
    • +49 6131 39 20660