inFORM tutorial

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inFORM - the tutorial for all international students at the Faculty 05

The next inFORM tutorial starts in the first week of the winter semester and lasts until February 2019. The tutorial takes place on Tuesdays (group A) and Wednesdays (group B), 16.00-18.00.

Studying abroad requires courage, dedication and a whole lot of organization. Everything is different: the language, day-to-day life and university. Despite having attended numerous introductory events, you still have a million questions left to ask.

The inFORM-Tutorial will help you to get started at the university in Mainz and to organize your studies. The tutorial also offers an introduction to academic work and gives you the opportunity to meet other international students. An experienced tutor will guide you through your first semester in Mainz.

During the inFORM-Tutorial you will learn the basics of successful student life in Mainz:

  • Creating the schedule
  • Course registration
  • How to use the libraries
  • Communication with teachers
  • Academic work and writing
  • Preparation for examinations
  • Support for international students

The inFORM-Tutorial starts in the first week of the semester and takes place every Tuesday (group A) and Wednesday (group B) from 16.00 to 18.00. Exchange students can include the tutorial in the learning agreement and earn 2 ECTS credit points (only applicable if you regularly attend the sessions).

Registration is quick and simple: Simply complete the online registration form! If you have any questions, you can send an email to or include the question in the box "remarks or questions" in the online form.

We look forward to welcoming you to the tutorial! --> online Registration form

This is what international students say about the tutorial:

« We discussed many important and interesting topics. »

« The tutor was very helpful and active. »

« The session on how to organize courses was extremely helpful. »

« I particularly enjoyed learning how to write term papers and cite correctly

« The thing I liked best was the positive atmosphere created by the students and the tutors. »

« We were given so many helpful tips for our time in Mainz! »

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