Programs of the Individual Faculties

International guests are welcome at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. For students and others who are interested in a short-term program, we offer the following Summer School programs.

DateSummer SchoolFaculties
07/04 - 07/22International Summer School German (and) Theology
Program of Summer School in 2022
Postgraduate students and young international scholars are invited to attend this three week summer school as an opportunity for theologians (even with hitherto little knowledge of German) to immerse into language, thought, and the intellectual world of German theology.
Faculty 01: Catholic and Protestant Theology
07/26 – 08/13American Studies Summer School: The American South
The American Studies Summer School provides students with
courses in literature and cultural studies. Starting in Little Rock, Arkansas and ending in Washington DC, participants study the Civil Rights Movement, the history of food and music in the US South, and Southern Literature. The program is tailored to students of American Studies or English; if there are open spots, we welcome all JGU students to apply.
Faculty 05: Obama Institute for Transnational American Studies
07/25 – 08/17International Summer School Germersheim (ISG)
Intensive Course Interpretation
The „Intensive Course of Interpretation“ comprises 100 hours of perfecting language skills (of minimum C1), classes of simultaneous and consecutive interpretation, seminars on note-taking, multilingual conferences with simultaneous interpreting in our state-of-the-art interpreting booths.
Lessons about linguistic/textual skills, seminars on interpretation-related subjects as well as mainly practical interpretation classes.
Excellent German language skills (C1-C2) are required.
Faculty 06: Translation Studies, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies
07/25 – 08/17International Summer School Germersheim (ISG)
Translation/Introduction to Interpretation
The course „Translation/Introduction to Interpreting“ comprises lessons about linguistic/textual skills, seminars on translation-related subjects as well as mainly practical translation and interpretation classes.
You need some proficiency in German for the Translation (at least B2).
Faculty 06: Translation Studies, Linguistics, and Cultural Studies
07/22 – 08/01Forster Summer School explores - nuclear fission. Discovery, impacts and perspectives.
Forster Summer School 2022 is dedicated to the controversies surrounding the scientific achievement of nuclear fission, the (in)responsible handling of it, the worldwide effects of such high-risk technologies and possible future perspectives of use. Interested undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate students from Germany and abroad are invited to participate in the 10-day summer school.
Faculty 09: Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Geography and Geosciences
08/29 - 09/16 IMB Online International Summer School on Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and Genome Stability
The Online International Summer School on “Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and Genome Stability” (ISS) is a 3-week programme for outstanding international students. It is coordinated by the Institute of Molecular Biology Mainz (IMB). Participants acquire excellent training from leading scientists in molecular biology through lectures, courses and by working on group projects on cutting-edge topics.
Faculty 10: Biology