Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

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Group.png Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz  
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HeadquartersMainz, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany
Type• public
• research
One of the major research-intensive and leading medical universities in Germany.

The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is a public research university in Mainz, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany, named after the printer Johannes Gutenberg since 1946. With approximately 32,000 students (2018) in about 100 schools and clinics, it is among the largest universities in Germany.

The university is a member of the German U15, a coalition of fifteen major research-intensive and leading medical universities in Germany. The Johannes Gutenberg University is considered one of the most prestigious universities in Germany.

The university is part of the IT-Cluster Rhine-Main-Neckar. The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, the Goethe University Frankfurt and the Technische Universität Darmstadt together form the Rhine-Main-Universities (RMU).

According to the report of the German Research Foundation (DFG) from 2018, the University of Mainz is one of the best universities in natural sciences in Germany. In the period under review from 2014 to 2016, the University of Mainz received the highest number of competitive grants in the natural sciences. The university also achieved the first place in physics.[1]


Alumni on Wikispooks

Sucharit Bhakdi1 November 1946Thailand
Science/Science dissident
One of the first and most important protesters against Covid-19 misinformation
Ulf Böge22 January 1942GermanEconomist who headed the German anti-trust office for 8 years
Renate Köcher17 July 1952GermanyResearcher
Opinion pollster with solid ties to the establishment. Admits to selectively not publishing poll results she did not like, to influence public opinion.
Beatrice Weder di Mauro3 August 1965Italy
AcademicInternational Monetary Fund, World Bank, advisor to German Chancellors Gerhard Schroeder and Merkel. World Economic Forum. Etc.
Omid Nouripour18 June 1975Iran
PoliticianGerman Green politician involved in many transatlantic influence networks.
Horst Teltschik14 June 1940GermanSpook
Klaus Töpfer29 July 1938GermanPoliticianAttended Bilderberg as German Minister for the Environment. Later United Nations Environment Programme, involved in behind-the-scenes negotiations of the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. Advisor on energy and sustainable development etc.


  1. Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, ed. (18 July 2018), "Förderatlas 2018", Forschungsberichte (in German) (1 ed.), Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, pp. 127 ff.,