FAQ for Change of Subject

I am already enrolled in a degree program at JGU. I want to change the subject I am studying. Where can I find the appropriate form?

You can change your study subject online. Log in with your student account to Jogustine and click on 'Change of Subject'. You can then choose a new study subject(s). Please remember to take application deadlines into account.

I am currently enrolled in an advanced German language course at JGU and will soon be taking the DSH exam. How can I apply to study a specific subject?

Representatives of the International Office will visit you in your German language course at a point in time well ahead of the application deadlines and provide you with the necessary information for applying for a study program or transferring between programs.

Applications for admission to a Bachelor's degree program or other basic course of study: online via Jogustine

Application for a Master's degree program: You must submit a new application via the Masterportal; transfers are not possible.

I am currently enrolled in an advanced German language course at JGU and will soon be taking the DSH exam. After completing the German language course, I want to study a subject other than the one I originally applied for. Is this possible?

It is always possible to change subjects, assuming the major-specific part of your certificates from your home country allows you to do so (see Certificate of Recognition).

Changeover to another Bachelor's degree program or other basic course of study: online via Jogustine (you are switching from the German language course to the major course of study).

Changeover to a Master's degree program: You must submit a new application via the Masterportal; transfers are not possible.

I am in my last semester at Mainz International Preparatory and Language Center and will soon be taking the assessment test. How can I prepare myself for my degree program at university?

Representatives of the International Office will visit you at the International Preparatory and Language Center (formerly the Foreign Language Center) sufficiently far in advance of the application deadlines and provide you with the necessary information for applying to/transfer to a degree course. The application to change subjects must be made online via Jogustine.