UNIverse – JGU offers for students

Studying at a university means more than just gaining specialist knowledge, it is about universal education. As a student at JGU, you have access to numerous and varied offers in addition to those offered by your degree subjects. In order to help first-year students in particular to find their way around this UNIverse, this event offers a comprehensive overview over the course of one semester.
We also presented all of the facilities on our Instagram. Check it out!

UNIverse - Overview

Help with the really big questions: ZSB and Career Service

Am I really in the right place? And then what do I do with it? The Central Student Advisory Service helps you plan your studies and advises you on changing subjects. The Carrier Service supports you in your career orientation, offers application training and helps you make the leap into professional life.

Read more about ZSB and the Career Service (registrate via JGU-account)

Flea market, cultural courses and wine express: the Campus Mainz club

Join the Club! In the non-profit association Campus Mainz you can actively shape campus life!


Read more


Look beyond your own nose! - The Studium Generale

Here, education becomes universal: interdisciplinary events with well-known personalities, competencies in data literacy and the international student conference ICON Mainz await bright minds who think outside the box.


Read more about StudGen and Icon

Bottoms up! - The General University Sports

Yoga classes on campus, surfing on the French Atlantic coast and German University Championships: The extensive sports programme of the General University Sports (AHS) has something for everyone and is open to all JGU students.

Read more


Study abroad, language course and summer school - The offers of the International Department

Fancy going abroad? The International Affairs Department informs you about study offers, internship opportunities and scholarship options in Europe and worldwide.

Read more

Learn Chinese, Italian or Turkish? The International Study and Language College (ISSK)

The International Study and Language College (ISSK) is the right place for you if you want to improve your language skills or learn new languages.

Read more



Become politically active! University politics and the General Students' Committee

Do you want to become politically active and help shape the university? Then get involved with the AStA and get involved in (university) politics!  The General Students' Committee (AStA) of the University of Mainz represents the students. If you want to actively shape everyday university life and stand up for others, this is the right place for you.

Read more

IT for all: The Centre for Data Processing

Do you have questions about IT, software, printing or copying? Do you need a computer workstation, software licences or tutoring for Indesign or Excel? Then the Centre for Data Processing (ZDV) is the right place for you.


Read more


Problems at uni or in everyday life?? The psychotherapeutic counselling centre

Short-term help in acute crises, psychotherapeutic diagnostics, counselling and short-term psychotherapy, but also courses for more mindfulness, against procrastination and speech anxiety: the Psychotherapeutic Counselling Centre (PBS) provides professional and free help in coping with psychological problems of all kinds that can arise in studies and everyday life. The service is confidential and open to all students at the university.

Read more

Out of the box - the interdisciplinary additional qualification Q+

For all those who want to know more: interdisciplinary workshops, seminars and excursions: The Q+ study programme is a new interdisciplinary supplementary programme at JGU Mainz in which particularly committed students who are also interested in other fields of study can participate.


Read more

This is where knowledge lives: The University Library

Summer of Writing, Citavi courses and the basics of literature research: the University Library (UB) not only provides researchers, teachers and students at the university with literature and information according to their needs and provides places to work, learn and communicate, it also offers a wide range of courses and events.

Read more

Afraid of the blank page? - The campus-wide writing workshop

The campus-wide writing workshop supports students in academic writing and reading in the form of workshops, individual writing consultations and a digital writing community. It also offers tutor training for those who want to support others in academic writing.


Read more


Study without borders: The European Higher Education Alliance FORTHEM

Study in Opole, take online courses from València, complete a summer school in Finland or Norway, learn Italian in Sicily or French in Burgundy, or do research in Riga and Sibiu: The European Higher Education Alliance FORTHEM offers students of all disciplines and all degrees (Bachelor, Master and Doctorate) at JGU the opportunity to live the European idea during their studies.

Read more