Incoming students

Welcome to Faculty 09 - Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences

You would like to study at JGU for a semester as an exchange or degree-seeking student? You want to get to know our university and get a taste of real campus life? Then you've come to the right place! Here you will find all the information you need for planning your stay at the faculty 09 of Johannes Gutenberg University at a glance.

Find Your Field of Study at FB09

In the following list you can find all study options offered at the faculty 09

Do you want to find out more about our studies at JGU? Click here for degree programs of all fields at our university.

Subsequently you can find all information required for your stay at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. In the following sections you’ll find a Step-by-Step Guide what to do for planning your stay!

We are happy to welcome you here in Mainz and are looking forward seeing you at faculty 09!

Before you come to Mainz to study, there are a few things to consider and take care of. We have put together some helpful links that should help you find answers to your questions right away.

Congratulations! You are almost done! If you've made it this far, there's nothing standing in your way studying in Mainz.

You have already found a place to stay?* Great. A scholarship will help you pay for it?** Awesome. Ready to make new friends? Then let's go for it!

Get ready and inform yourself what else you need to consider for your first days in Mainz!

During your stay in Mainz you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself with the regional culture with all its traditions (Weck, Worscht und Woi – you will find out later!)

Want to learn about your host country and how to spend your leisure time in the city of Mainz? Read more about it:

About Mainz:

One of the main traditional events in Mainz is the carnival which takes place every year in spring before Easter. Inform yourself about the upcoming event

Explore the sport and recreation offer in the University of Mainz.

Also good to know:
If you have any problems during your stay at the faculty 09 in Mainz, if you would like to express criticism or suggestions, or if you need a neutral contact person, you can send us a feedback via our anonymous feedback form.***


*no accommodation yet? No problem. Click here for more information

**no idea, how to finance your trip? We have the solution!

***Please note:
Your feedback is received, anonymized, and processed by a central contact person.
If necessary, the feedback is passed on to the responsible persons separately from the personal data. If desired, we will gladly establish contact between the parties and try to work out solutions together. Personal data will not be passed on without your express consent. Your data will only be used to respond to your feedback and for any queries on our part.

You have already spent one or more semesters at JGU and it is time to say goodbye?

We at Faculty 09 would like to hear what you liked about your time with us and what we can still improve. If you like to share your feedback with us, send us an email to

Also, we would love to hear and read about your personal highlights about the faculty 09, the JGU and Mainz. Feel free to share your favorite photo or impression with us on Instagram and tag us @nullneun_unimainz under the hashtag #my09experience.

you@nullneun Uni Mainz (@nullneun_unimainz) • Instagram-Fotos und -Videos

Want to fill a story in our posts?

Then send us your pictures and experiences by mail to so we can publish a post about your highlights and other interested students can get inspired! Become a role model for other prospective exchange students!

You want to spend a semester abroad but don't know how to finance it?

You are not alone. Below we list some scholarships and helpful funding opportunities that can help you:

Scholarships Opportunities


Currently, the you@nullneun team is planning a buddy program for incoming students who plan to spend one or more semesters at faculty 09.

Soon all information about the Buddy Program and the start of registration will be published here.

You still have unanswered questions?

Below you can find a list of contact persons who can help you with your concerns:

General questions or concerns regarding your planned exchange semester at JGU (incl. questions for study, accommodation, location or period of stay)

General questions regarding infos or details of your stay at Faculty 09

Dr. Sandra Schellack

For questions regarding study subjects of Faculty 09 please contact the following

Student Advising Offices*:

*Student Advising Office = Studienbuero in German

Further contacts at faculty 09: Faculty | FB 09 - Faculty of Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences

You can also follow us on Instagram to stay up to date:

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Other to faculty 09 attached social media channels: