Preparations in the Home Country

On the following pages you'll find information on a few important formalities which must be completed prior to arrival in Mainz:

  • Visa, entry and residence permit (visa requirements, visa application, required documents, hosting / admission agreement)
  • Insurances (health insurance, liability insurance)
  • Living arrangements
  • Financial aid


International Office
Johannes Gutenberg University
Welcome Center
55099 Mainz

The Welcome Center will switch to digital consulting until further notice due to current developments regarding the corona epidemic. Therefore, there are no personal consultation hours. We will be available by telephone at 06131-39-28339 and by e-mail