Prospective Students

Do you love books, like to write and read, are you curious about the history of book printing since Gutenberg's invention in Mainz in 1455? Are you interested in the vibrant book industry of the 21st century in Germany and around the world? Do you want to learn how to do complex data analysis or research the history of the book trade, how to help prevail literature for children and young adults on the book market or how to analyze how and what young and not-so-young people read, whether via Bookstagram, Wattpad or on BookTube? Feel free to reach out to us, we look forward to your interest.

Please contact us: Prof. Dr. Ute Schneider or the student council on Facebook and Instagram and Youtube or also via Mail.

You can find the leaflet on our Bachelor studies here: Flyer [in German]


Mentoring Program

Studying shouldn’t be an obstacle. Learning and gaining experience aside, we as students should above all be given the opportunity to find and orientation for our future. We know all too well how overwhelming this can be at times, because we’ve made just the same experiences as you. If you have any questions or issues during your studies, if you need help finding your way around campus or you simply don’t know who to ask – turn to us: The Student Mentoring for Book and Reading Studies!

With the Student Mentoring, we as students offer some guidance for everday university life, the campus and our field of study to our fellow students. As your first contact point, we provide you with advice and support for any organizational issues or questions or can forward your request to whoever will best assist you. Through tandem partnerships or in our mentoring help groups, we offer a deeper exchange and long-term support.

Our services are dedicated to all students of Book and Reading Studies an Mainz. You can always contact us for straight-forward, eye-level and unbiased help or advice. For us, there are no ‘stupid questions‘. Feel free to contact us anytime via e-mail, Instagram or during our weekly consultation hour for which you can sign up by following the link to our doodle-page below (will be available soon).

Further Information (All Video Clips in German)

Prasentation of the subject Book and Reading Sciences

Campus- and Mainz Tour

The lecturers

Current resarch projects