Applicants and Students

With approximately 36,000 students from more than 130 nations, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) ranks as one of Germany's largest universities and is the scientific and academic center of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz).

Students can choose from a wide range of study courses, covering almost the entire spectrum of university specialties. From law and economics to the social sciences, humanities and natural sciences, from medicine and dentistry to the integration of music, the fine arts and sports.

The Department of Translation, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies (Fachbereich Translations-, Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft), located in Germersheim, trains translators and interpreters in numerous European and non-European languages.