Summer semester 2020 – Registration for the Foreign Language Courses

  • students
  • employees of the University of Mainz
  • ERASMUS students
  • guest students
  • students of the University of Applied Sciences Mainz


The registration for the language courses proceeds via Jogustine - Studies - Modules/Courses - Registration - Module/Course registration - Additional qualifications. The registration is possible only from the 08th of April 6 pm until the 14th of April 2 pm. Employees of the University of Mainz, ERASMUS students, guest students must fill out a form (see: downloads) and send it to:

The participation is only possible with a printout of the tran (Transcript of records) or with the result of the placement test. Guest students have to apply for access to language courses with ZWW.

Please note that forms sent before or after the registration phase will not be processed.


Cancellations and change of course are not possible after the 14th of April 2 pm. Please note that you have to register for the course level you are allowed to attend – any incorrect registrations will be cancelled by the course management.


If you have prior knowledge in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian (new!) you have to take a placement test. Access to Turkish and Chinese course is possible with:

  • no prior knowledge (A1)
  • a certificate from previous course

Registration via Jogustine.


Placements tests take place on Monday 6th of April at 10 am, 11 am, 12 am, and 2 pm and on Wednesday 8th of April at 10 am, 11 am, 12 am and 2 pm. The tests take place in a PC room N 33 in the Natural Sciences department, Anselm-Franz-von-Bentzel-Weg 12. The test itself takes between 20 and 35 minutes. However, bear in mind that there is additional time for registration and instructions.


No, there is no need to register. Only students of JGU and ERASMUS students have to bring their matriculation number/student card to the test.


The test consists of single-choice-questions or of C-questions (a sequence of short gap texts).


Yes, you can familiarize yourself with the format of the C-test. The electronic demo-version is accessible for everyone (see right column in the Download section). Follow the instructions for your personal C-test. The result will be shown right after the test.


The placement test for Russian is available online from Monday the 6th of April until the 8th of April. Please register on OpenOLAT and follow the link (it will be activated on the 6th of April). The test consists of 150 questions and takes 30 minutes. Immediately after taking the test you’ll know your result and the course level you can register for via Jogustine.


The students are placed in courses according to the ‘first come – first serve’ principle.


In this case, please contact the instructor or the respective coordinator of your language as soon as possible. Otherwise you will be removed from the course.