International Students

Welcome to the Page from the AStA-International on the University of Mainz!

The department promotes the interests and concerns of all foreign students at the University of Mainz. The speakers are elected by the General Assembly of Foreign Students for a term of office of two semesters directly by the foreign students and are thus politically independent. All foreign students are entitled to run for this office.


Our tasks:

-SUPPORT in the process of integration on campus and in the german community by organizing comprehensive cultural events: Workshops, seminars, TextCafé, etc.

-HELP in overcoming social and legal problems: answering questions about residence and work permits, financial difficulties, housing, job search, etc.

-CONSULTATION and SUPPORT for study-related issues: Admission, change of subject, study organization.

-ORGANISATION of various events: Intercultural celebrations, country evenings, parties, etc.

-ORIENTATION ASSISTANCE for foreign Ersti students, such as an introduction week for fellow students and DSH visitors at the University of Mainz.

Statement to the discriminatory motion of the RCDS´ fraction in the stuident parliament


Call for applications: DAAD scholarship programme "Students at Risk - Hilde Domin Programme"

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers the "Hilde Domin Programme".
Foreign Office (AA) the scholarship programme "Hilde Domin Programme". The programme is intended to support students and doctoral candidates worldwide who are who are formally or de facto denied the right to education in their country of denied the right to education in their country of origin, to take up or continue their Germany in order to obtain a degree or doctorate at a German university or a degree at a German university.

For more information, click here (only in german)

Job offer at Caritas e.V.

The aid organization Caritas Mainz e.v. is looking for people who can work as language mediators for the Psychosocial Center for Refugees and Trauma in Mainz and/or Bingen. They are looking for people (especially women) who speak Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Somali, Tigrinja, Amharic or Albanian, but other languages are also welcome. The pay is 25 € per hour. The AStA has been assured that neither denomination, nor gender or sexual orientation will play a role in the hiring process and that regular employment protection will apply.

Here is the vacany anouncement (onlz available in german)

To view past announcements, click here to access the archive.


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