University description (as per official university website)
The mission of the University of Applied Sciences Mainz sees itself as a road map for continuous quality improvement in terms of "academic audit" and is therefore subject to a dynamic development.
The mission statement as "academic audit"
It consists of 12 guiding principles to the relevant key issues such as higher education policy studies, teaching, research. The university administration decides on a yearly basis, which of the objectives listed are to be developed primarily with what intended outcomes. This means that the objectives fixed in the mission statement will be subject to continuous review, must prove itself explicitly in the "acid test" of the practice and consequences have unmittellbare higher education (eg in recruitment). The University may make it a permanent strengths / weaknesses analysis, successively put new goals to create new structures for their implementation and document the solutions.
Studying at the FH Mainz is ...
A clearly structured range of fabrics combined with practical application that was approved to be addressed over time manageable. With the introduction of the bachelor-master structure in the courses, the University of Applied Sciences Mainz realized the international comparability of university degrees and is now a part of the new European Higher Education Area ".
It is also for the university course, to refocus the teaching internationally. The exchange with other universities is particularly important. Integrated degree courses abroad, internationally recognized Master's degree, the promotion of study abroad and exchange programs for faculty and the enhancement of language education of students through foreign language study programs play an important role.
Through various contacts with all sectors of the economy and by application-Bachelor thesis topics, the transition from student to professional life is shaped fluid. The students learn about business reality and establish first contacts with potential employers. Of particular advantage is also that all professors at the university has several years' professional experience working feature.
Attaches particular importance to the proximity to their college students. The good relations between students and faculty are supported by intensive care, small teaching units and many joint projects.
Departments and teaching units at our sites
Faculty of Engineering with the lessons Architecture and Civil Engineering
Department of Design with the lessons of communication design, media design and interior design
Faculty of Engineering with wise Geoinformatics and Surveying
Department of Business
The courses offered at our sites
Study Civil Engineering
Communication Design courses
Courses Media Design
Study Interior Design
Study Geoinformatics and Surveying
Facts and Figures
In the winter semester 2007/2008 at the Fachhochschule Mainz, around 4,500 students enrolled, including about 450 foreign nationals (both foreign full-time students who complete their entire study in Germany, as well as exchange students from partner universities in the framework of cooperation agreements, one or two semesters study at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz).
The number of Teachers in the winter 2007/2008 amounted to approximately 150th
The Fachhochschule Mainz usually around 75 universities in Europe and beyond intensive exchange relationships. A growing number of students increases, therefore the opportunity to complete semester at foreign partner universities