Welcome to the Writing Center!


On this website of the Writing Centre you can find useful information on all courses, programmes and workshops concerning academic writing at the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz offered in English. A complete overview of the offers (in German and English) can be found on the German-language version of this page. The various offers are provided by different institutions and are tailored to different target groups








The Writing Center is going digital as community on Microsoft Teams.

For further information please refer to "Individual Writing Counselling for Students and Doctoral Candidates".

From now on, the writing counselling will take place on Mondays between 4pm - 5:30pm and on Webnesdays from 12pm - 1:30pm.

The UB offers online courses through out the semester. The topics range from general academic writing, citation rules and subject specific research aids. Most courses are in German. For further information please refer to our German website.

Courses in English:



The AStA-Ausländer*innenreferat offers the Text-Café currently as digital version via email.



PHILIS of faculty 05 offers a so-called "Writing Marathon" in English via Microsoft Teams and a writing counselling. Appointments are arranged individually.


The faculty 06 offers writing counseling especially on the subject of source research and citation for students of FB 06 via Skype or phone.


The General Postgraduate Program (GPP) offers  workshops on academic writing. There are currently two courses offered in English:


The Writing Center offers a teacher training for the promotion of Academic Writing and Reading in Teaching
The next program will commence in WiSe 2023/24
More information can be found here.
Hochschulevaluierungsverbund Süd-West e.V.  

The Hochschulevaluierungsverbund offers workshops as part of the continuing education program for higher education didactics.

The next program will commence in SoSe 2024.

You can find more information here.