Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Mainz, Germany.
Semester I (Winter Term): approximately October – February
Semester II (Summer Term): approximately April – July
The Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz expect intermediate language proficiency in German equivalent to B1 since only a few departments offer courses in English.
The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.
Students can take Musicology courses at the Institute of Art History and Musicology. Also, students are allowed to take 50% of the courses or a maximum of 15 ECTS at other institutes within the university.
German and English
For a comfortable room not too far from the university, students can expect to pay a monthly rent of around € 300 to € 450.
This information is subject to change. It is meant to be an indication. Costs may differ due to personal circumstances.
Beside the first expenses on your arrival, you will need a certain sum every month (about € 700) for your everyday expenses during your stay in Mainz:
ca. € 300 dormitory rent
ca. € 70 health insurance (mandatory for students) and
ca. € 330 for food, clothing and other expenditures.
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
2 places per year.
Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).
You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!
Drift 10, 3512 BS Utrecht
+31 (0)30 253 6046
Walk-in office hours
- Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators by filling out this web form.
Handing in and picking up documents
Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Drift 10.
Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)
Sanne Boomsma (Head)