Welcome to the Writing Center!









On the website of the Writing Center you can find useful information on all offers concerning academic writing at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. The different services are provided by various 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 "Digital Writing Consultation".

New consultation times!
From now on, the writing counselling will take place on Tuesdays from 12pm - 1:30pm and on Thursdays from 4pm - 5pm.

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


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.

  • for BA candidates: Fridays from 10am - 12pm
  • for MA candidates Mondays from 2pm - 4pm



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


In winter semester 2020/21, the Writing Center is offering the Teacher Training for the Promotion of Academic Writing.
The next program will take place from 30th September until the 16th December 2021.
More information can be found here.
Hochschulevaluierungsverbund Süd-West e.V.  

The Hochschulevaluierungsverbund offers a Workshop Pragmacs for Teaching in English

As part of the continuing education programme for higher education didactics, the Hochschulevaluierungsverbund offers a workshop in English entitled "Pragmacs for Teaching in English". View the full list of Workshops here.

You can find more information in here.