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Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz

Location

Saarstrasse 21, Mainz, DE, Mainz Germany

Ranking

# =501QS World University Rankings

About Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz

On behalf of the Johannes Gutenberg University, its faculty, staff, and students, I would like to welcome you to our University's web site. We invite you to visit us at any time in person or by accessing this Internet presence and explore life on our campus. Located in Mainz, a city of both tradition and progress, our University is one of the largest in Germany, and it is the research center of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. We attract students and scholars from all over the world, we hold national conferences, and regularly host international symposia on a wide spectrum of academic fields. Named after the famous fifteenth-century printer who revolutionized printing with movable types, the Johannes Gutenberg University combines stimulating academic diversity with excellent research structures: About 500 professors and 2,300 members of our academic staff research and teach in our eleven departments and 150 institutes.

Founded in 1477, Mainz University is one of the oldest German universities. In its diversity of students, its global outlook, and its outstanding research, it is also a university of compelling change. We greatly appreciate your interest in the Johannes Gutenberg University and its community. The following pages will acquaint you with the many faces and facets of our campus. Regardless whether you are contemplating a college career or seeking information on latest research discoveries, we hope you will find the following pages engaging and informative. It would be an even greater pleasure for us to welcome you personally here in Mainz. Prof. Dr. Georg KrauschPresident of Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz.

About Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz

On behalf of the Johannes Gutenberg University, its faculty, staff, and students, I would like to welcome you to our University's web site. We invite you to visit us at any time in person or by accessing this Internet presence and explore life on our campus. Located in Mainz, a city of both tradition and progress, our University is one of the largest in Germany, and it is the research center of the federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate. We attract students and scholars from all over the world, we hold national conferences, and regularly host international symposia on a wide spectrum of academic fields. Named after the famous fifteenth-century printer who revolutionized printing with movable types, the Johannes Gutenberg University combines stimulating academic diversity with excellent research structures: About 500 professors and 2,300 members of our academic staff research and teach in our eleven departments and 150 institutes.

Founded in 1477, Mainz University is one of the oldest German universities. In its diversity of students, its global outlook, and its outstanding research, it is also a university of compelling change. We greatly appreciate your interest in the Johannes Gutenberg University and its community. The following pages will acquaint you with the many faces and facets of our campus. Regardless whether you are contemplating a college career or seeking information on latest research discoveries, we hope you will find the following pages engaging and informative. It would be an even greater pleasure for us to welcome you personally here in Mainz. Prof. Dr. Georg KrauschPresident of Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz is one of the top universities in Mainz, Germany. It is ranked #=501 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #316
  • 2014
    #297
  • 2015
    #=300
  • 2016
    #375
  • 2017
    #401-410
  • 2018
    #=398
  • 2019
    #=407
  • 2020
    #410
  • 2021
    #403
  • 2022
    #=427
  • 2023
    #=420
  • 2024
    #464
  • 2025
    #=501

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