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Fachhochschule Mainz University of Applied Sciences (FH Mainz)

Studying at FH Mainz means clearly structured lectures combined with a pratical approach that is time-wise and easily manageable.  A particular strength of the Fachhochschule teaching staff is that most of them have also had many years professional experience in business or industry.  FH Mainz University of Applied Sciences places strong emphasis on developing good rapport between students and university lecturers, which is achieved by intensive advising, small learning groups, teamwork and many joint projects. 

Mainz - the capital town of Rheinland-Pfalz - has an impressive historical past, over 2,000 years old. As the centre ofthe Rhein-Main region, Mainz has 202,00 inhabitants and is well-known for its friendliness and cosmopolitan outlook, and is also an important economic base for industry (such as IBM and the Schott Glass factory). 

FH Mainz offers both bachelors and masters degree programs. As a designated exchange partner of FH Mainz, tuition fees for Coastal students are based on CCU In-State Tuition rates, and students are able to study abroad for a full year or a semester.  

Fachhochschule Mainz University of Applied Sciences (FH Mainz): Quick Facts
Location: Mainz, Germany
Student Population: 4,300 students
Who can Apply: Open to business majors - Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, as well as graduate students (MA.IB)
Academic Requirements: Minimum 3.0 GPA required for admission
Language Requirements: None
Courses Taught in English:

FH Mainz 2013-14 Undergraduate Courses (Summary of courses taught in English on page 2; descriptions start on page 23)

FH Mainz 2013-14 Master Courses ‌(Summary of courses taught in English on page 3; descriptions start on page 18)

Tuition:  Exchange Students Pay $4,895 (CCU In-State 2014 Rate) 
Accommodations: Students may apply to stay at any one of the residential accommodation units. See attached for more information.
Projected Budget: See FH Mainz Budget
Additional Information: Visit University’s website 


















Frequently Asked Questions:

Upon arrival in country, are students met at the airport or do students need to find their own way to campus?
Students are responsible for getting to the University.  A handbook will be provided to you after your acceptance providing helpful information on how to get to campus.  For more information, click Handbook for International Exchange Students.

Once at the university, what can students expect in the way of an orientation?
A 10-day Introduction Week will take place for students attending Semester 1; one week for students attending Semester 2.  During this time, students will receive information concerning the study program, the learning platform "Olat", research methods, enrollment at Fachhochschule, excursions and events, registration in Mainz and opening a bank account.

Once on campus, do students need to register for their courses, or are they automatically enrolled in the courses previously submitted on their initial application?  If students need to register, what must they do?
Only after you have been enrolled as a student will you have the legal status of a student of the FH Mainz.  The enrollment takes place after your arrival.


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Contact Us

Ms. Lori Patterson, M.P.S.
Study Abroad Advisor
Singleton Building 119

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Application Deadline 

Applications for Fall 2014 study abroad should be submitted to OIPS before March 14, 2014. To learn more about the application process, click here.