What you should know before
studying at JGU

Before studying

Mainz and JGU offer the ideal infrastructure for your study and research in physics. As a student, you benefit from a wide range of opportunities. You also get easily connected and traveling through Germany is at the same time safe and an affordable way to explore the country. No matter what the plans are at this page we collected all the information you need and you should know before studying at JGU.

Your Way to Studying in Mainz

Get a first glimpse at your new city! Besides all information about the application process, funding your studies and living expenses are important information collected below. We will not leave you alone during your preparations and after your arrival in Mainz, so don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

About Mainz and JGU

Dates and Deadlines

Living in Mainz and on campus

How to finance your studies

Apply at Mainz University

How to fund your studies

While many countries raise tuition fees, both domestic students and international students can study for a small fee at Mainz University. For living expenses, there are various funding sources for students interested in a degree program in physics, depending on the individual course they choose, their country of origin and other factors. In addition, our university offers student jobs where apart from the income you can get more insight into the department or faculty.

Get in touch with us and our students

There are various ways to get in touch with students at JGU. Student's first address is the student's union "Fachschaft Physik Meteorologie". JGU also fosters student and initiative groups whose topics vary from politics to sports.


Prof. Dr. Matthias Schott

Departmental Advisor

BSc & MSc Physics

Room 05 315

Staudingerweg 7

55128 Mainz

Prof. Dr. Uwe Oberlack

Departmental Advisor

BEd & MEd Physics

Room 04 619

Staudingerweg 7

55128 Mainz

Dr. Heiko Bozem

Subject Manager


Room 05 272

Johannes-Joachim-Becherweg 21

55128 Mainz


Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz
Faculty Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Staudingerweg 7
    55128 Mainz, Germany
  • +49 6131 39 20660
  • physics@uni-mainz.de