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Studying & learning

Among other things, the library offers you help in successfully pursuing your studies as a place where you can concentrate and where you will find numerous workstations with and without computers, along with learning materials. Thanks to our OpenPlus system, you can use these opportunities into the evening hours and even on weekends. In addition, we offer courses where you can learn about the tools used in academic writing and working. This page also highlights other university offers on the topic of (self-)learning.


Facilities & equipment for studying & learning


In the library on the campus there are 125 workstations, as well as 14 research workstations and several computer workstations.
There is also a group room including projector and flipchart for up to 8 people.

In the Holzstraße library there are 40 workstations and 9 research workstations available.
There are also a group workroom for up to 4 people and a media room.


Both libraries are accessible by elevator and platform lift.


Both locations also have a printer, copier and scanner. You will need your StudiCard to use the printer, which must be assigned to a printer account and have a sufficient credit balance.


Free wi-fi is available throughout the library with Eduroam. Instructions for logging in can be found here.

Self-study with LinkedIn Learning

Python, MS Office, Adobe, Marketing & more

LinkedIn Learning offer a wide selection of professional video tutorials in the areas of business (mobile marketing, leadership skills, MS Office applications, Zoom, etc.), creativity (Adobe applications, design thinking, etc.) and technology (programming languages, cloud computing, data science, etc.). All students and staff of Mainz University of Applied Sciences can use the service free of charge.

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Learning languages

As part of the Internationalization @ home project, Mainz University of Applied Sciences offers numerous language courses. Along with German courses for international students, Rosetta Stone language learning software licenses enable up to 2,500 students and staff at the university to choose from a range of online language courses for more than 24 languages. Using pronunciation exercises, audio exercises, images and text, Rosetta Stone helps you practice speaking and understanding the foreign language. You can take advantage of this offer both at home with your computer and also flexibly while on the move using an app.

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