The committee office supports the work of the executive committee and is the main contact for matters of young researchers at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU). Amongst others, some of its responsibilities are:

  • Administrative tasks for the director of GYR
  • Providing information and consulting about support programs for young researchers
  • Coordinating calls for applications for support programs
  • Cooperating and communicating with faculties and central departments
  • Financial planning and budgetary accounting
  • Organizing and planning events
  • Press and public relations

Organizationally, the office is linked to the Research and Technology Transfer Department.

Tanja Meyer
Managing Director Gutenberg Council for Young Researchers
Tue., Thur. 9am to 16pm
Room 00-306
Philosophicum II
Jakob Welder-Weg 20
55128 Mainz
Tel. 06131 39-27240
Elena Joser
Managing Director Gutenberg Academy
Room 00-309
Philosophicum II
55099 Mainz
Tel. +49 6131 39 27205
Daniel Herzberger
Student Assistant
Room 00-309
Philosophicum II
Jakob Welder-Weg 20
55128 Mainz

Directions and map

Approach by car

Visitors can drive onto campus via the main gate in Ackermannweg (access via Koblenzer Straße). Parking on campus is free of charge for 30 hours per year per license plate. If you wish to park on campus for more than 30 hours per year, you will need an entry permit for which a fee will be charged; for more information, please visit the pages of the traffic control department (in German only). Alternatively, you can use the parking facilities at Dalheimer Weg or Albert-Schweitzer-Straße.

Arrival by public transport

The easiest way to reach the GYR is via the nearby bus stop "Friedrich-von-Pfeiffer-Weg". The stop is served by tram lines 51, 53 and 59 and bus lines 54, 55, 56, 58, 75 and 630. The bus stop "Universität" is also served by the tram lines 51, 53, 59 and the bus lines 6, 9, 54, 55, 57, 58, 64, 65, 68, 78, 79, 90, 91, 93, 630. Further informations on the pages of the Mainzer Mobilität (in German only).

Site plan of the campus

Travel information of the JGU