About JGU

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) brings together a vast array of academic disciplines under the same roof in ten faculties and two artistic schools. With about 30.000 students, JGU is among Germany’s largest universities.

Every year, between 600 and 700 early career researchers receive their doctoral degree at JGU, about 45 postdoctoral researchers attain their postdoctoral lecturing qualification and another 50 hold a junior professorship. In addition, many independent and externally funded junior research group leaders as well as numerous talented artists and musicians work at JGU. JGU considers promoting and supporting young researchers and artists as best as possible to be one of its core responsibilities besides research and teaching.

As an employer, JGU also offers its staff as well as researchers and teachers attractive working conditions.