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About the university

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Mainz University of Applied Sciences

Shaping tomorrow
Mainz University of Applied Sciences is a place where socially relevant innovations take form. It attracts people with a desire to create and advances their development.
Mainz University of Applied Sciences is a living institution promoting exchange and shaping the future, and a progressive community engaged in discourse between those who teach and those who learn.

Within the network of the three schools of Design, Engineering and Business
Mainz University of Applied Sciences applies transdisciplinary thinking in order to provide contributions to socially complex issues. Scientific and practical thought patterns of different disciplines are connected in a new way in teaching and research. 
Critical reflection, creativity, scientific inquiry, and a solution-oriented approach are key elements in this process.

In the best of surroundings
The university is part of the economically and culturally strong, technically innovative and international environment of the Rhine-Main area and the state capital of Mainz, a cosmopolitan city offering its residents an excellent place to live. 
The city of Mainz is large enough to boast a diverse academic landscape, yet at the same time on a scale that makes it easy to establish and maintain personal relationships.


Mainz University of Applied Sciences in numbers

5,515 students
177 professors
328 employees

School of Business
with the departments of Business & International Business, Business Law and Information Systems

School of Design
with the departments of Communication Design, Media Design/Time-Based Media and Interior Architecture

School of Engineering
with the departments of Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geoinformatics and Surveying

Our profile

The students are the focus of our activities.

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University development

With our university development plan titled “The Future Development of Mainz University of Applied Sciences”, we present the strategic goals, guidelines, and structural parameters for the development in the next five years.

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University locations

The schools and departments of our university are located at different sites in Mainz.

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Studying in Mainz

Open-minded and aware of history, vibrant and dynamic - as a structurally strong location in the heart of Europe, the Rhine-Main region has much to offer.

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