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Information for international exchange students

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General Information

• On CUAS Mainz: Flyer and Fact Sheet 2019

• For exchange students: Information sheet

Study Programme

An overview of all study programmes on offer is available here.

Please note that all study programmes are offered in German except for the international bachelor programme: "Sozialwissenschaften: Migration and Integration / Social Sciences: Migration and Integration". This study programme is taught 50% in German and 50% in English.


Before you are able to submit an application for a study exchange at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz (CUAS Mainz), your own university must nominate you. We confirm your nomination by email and ask you to submit your complete application documents to us, comprising

• CV with photo (German or English)

• Proof of language skills (min. B2)

• Transcript of records

Registration form

• Proof of your health insurance

• Copy of your passport (official ID or passport)

Please send your application documents via email to:


Application deadlines

Nomination deadline for exchange students:

15th May (for semester 1 / winter semester)
15th November (for semester 2 / summer semester)

Application deadline for exchange students:

31st May (for semester 1 / winter semester)
31st January (for semester 2 / summer semester)

You can find information about the academic year at CUAS Mainz here.

Enrolment and semester fee

Enrolment takes place after arrival in Mainz on the induction day. All students (German and international) are required to pay a semester fee at this time, which is approximately €360.

The semester fee is a contribution to cover the costs of social care, as well as the free semester ticket covering the use of public transport in the Rhine-Main region throughout the semester. This is not a tuition fee.

Living in Mainz

The Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz provides support when seeking accommodation in the area. You will find a number of options on the following pages:

Please also take a look at our information sheet on accommodation options in and near Mainz.


An application for exmatriculation can be made at any time. Retroactive de-registration (date in the past) is not possible. Creation of performance records for exmatriculation without graduation - Processing by the Examination Office.

Please visit this webpage to find the two required documents for exmatriculation and hand them in at the students office.

Office hours

We are happy to answer any questions you might have:
By telephone: +49 (0) 6131 289 44 350
By email:ifb[at]kh-mz(dot)de