Academic Advisory Services

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Academic Advisory Services at the School of Business

A variety of options — individual and customized counseling

Are you interested in studying at the School of Business, or do you have questions about your degree program? The Academic Advisory team will be happy to help you. On the following pages, prospective and current students can find the most important information about degree programs at the School of Business.

Your concerns and what we offer you

During our office hours the team is available to help you with organizational questions, issuing certificates and minor concerns. Simply drop by during our personal office hours on campus or take advantage of our digital office hours on Zoom. You do not need to make an appointment in these cases.

For Student Advisory Services, our trained staff from the Academic Advisory Service are available for in-depth sessions - in person, by phone or online. The consultation times will be arranged on an individual basis in response to your request and may differ from our office hours.

Everything at a glance: Our responsibilities

Academic advising for prospective students, university transfer students and enrolled students
Would you like to study, but you're not sure what exactly? On our overview page you can find more information about the degree programs offered by the School. Our Student Advisory Service will be happy to help you find the right degree program for you.

Are you looking to change universities and study at the School of Business? Or do you want to switch degree programs within the School of Business? We can advise you on credit recognition and transfer procedures.

Are you already studying at the School of Business? The Student Advisory Services can provide you with information and advice on specific academic requirements, semesters on leave or abroad, internships, prospective dropouts, last attempts and special situations (such as caring for relatives, pregnancy, etc.).

Credit recognition
Have you earned credits at a German or foreign university? Then you can apply for recognition of your academic and exam achievements at Mainz University of Applied Sciences. The Academic Advisory Services department will inform you about the recognition of credits, grading and grade conversion, transfer of failed attempts and much more.

Selecting modules
At the School of Business, modules are selected on a degree program-specific basis. This means that you can choose the day and time slot for selected modules. The module seclection applies to both required modules and elective modules. The Academic Advisory Services will inform you about specific course content (modules) and options within your degree program.

What, when, where, how? Whether it's a pre-university internship, an internship abroad or a required internship - the Academic Advisory Services will help you with your questions. You can find the necessary information, registration forms and certificates under the Internships tab. Auch interessant: Another interesting point: You may find your future internship in the JobTeaser.

Certificates for lecture-free periods, equivalence lists, module guides, applications, information sheets and much more – you are sure to find what you are looking for under Downloads.

Bread. Bologna. Business: Being ideally prepared as a "freshman"

Find out more about living and studying in Mainz. We've put together the most important information and links for starting your studies.
If you have any other questions, please feel free to contact us.


The orientation week at the School of Business always takes place one week before the official start of classes. The event is mandatory and ensures a smooth start to your first semester. To give you a first impression, you can download a sample schedule of the first semester week for the bachelor's degree programs.

Example of orientation week at the School of Business


The School offers preparatory online courses for future students to make it easier for you to start your studies.
Online mathematics bridge classes


Would you like to pursue a bachelor's degree with us? Then you may need to provide proof of your English language skills. Or perhaps you would like to study for a master's degree? In that case, you will also need to provide proof of your English language proficiency. Which certificates are accepted? Is my high school English sufficient? Can I take the language exams at the university? Find out everything you need to know about language requirements here.

Language tests

Language center




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Mainz University of Applied Sciences
Academic Advisory Services of the School of Business
Room A2.14
Lucy-Hillebrand-Straße 2
55128 Mainz 


Studium.Wirtschaft (at)
+49 6131 628-3441




You can find all the school's dates and events in the calendar.

Kalender Fachbereich Wirtschaft

Brochure: Studying at the School of Business (in German)



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HIP | University information portal
OpenOLAT | e-learning platform


We connect: Your direct line to us

The Academic Advisory Services department of the School of Business is the central hub for all matters relating to studying business at Mainz University of Applied Sciences. Our team advises prospective students, students and lecturers and is happy to help you.

Are you unsure whether the Academic Advisory Services department is the right place for your concerns? Get in touch with us, and we will be happy to help you.
Please only use your student email address for inquiries and include your student ID number, degree program and semester.


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