Requirements for a Doctorate at JGU with Foreign Certificates


The following requirements must be met before candidates holding qualifications awarded by foreign universities can be admitted to a doctoral degree program at JGU:


If you are not currently enrolled at Mainz University, there are no deadlines for submission of an application for admission to a doctoral degree program.


The following documents must be submitted to the International Office - Incoming at Mainz University together with your application for admission to a doctoral degree course:

The application procedure

  • You have to complete an online application for registration as a foreign doctoral candidate and then submit the application printout together with all documents listed above
  • You will receive written confirmation (letter of admission or rejection). If you receive a letter of admission, it will inform you as to when and where you can enroll at Mainz University and which documents you will need to present for enrolment.
  • You must appear in person to enroll at the indicated time and provide all documents specified in the letter of admission.