Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media, and Sports

Facts and figures

Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media, and Sports is the second largest faculty at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. It counts almost 5,500 students majoring in its subjects and another 2,500 taking these as minor subjects.

A further 5,200 students are enrolled for the new and practice-oriented Bachelor of Education degree or its precursor Lehramt an Gymnasien (i.e., Teaching at Secondary Schools). More than 500 of them have enrolled for the disciplines of social sciences and sports.

The various courses offered by Faculty 02 attract more than 650 first-year students every year.

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Media, and Sports counts 55 professors, 9 junior professors, 5 university lecturers and more than 100 academic and about 65 non-academic faculty members. They all together accompany and help the more than 600 students of the faculty to acquire a qualification for their future career.

Faculty 02 also sees the publication of more than 25 doctoral and professorial dissertations every year.