The Location

"The study of political economics in Mainz can look back on a long and distinguished tradition. Its representatives have time and again provided important input into research,teaching and economic policy counsel. Our continuing obligation and challenge is to build upon this and to help find answers to the questions and issues of the future."

PROFESSOR DR. BEATRICE WEDER DI MAURO, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and one of the five members of the
German Council of Economic Experts


Population of the City of Mainz: 212,139 (September 2016; source)

Employed in scientific fields: 20,000 including more than 4,000 scientists

Students: 41,700 at 5 universities (including TH Bingen), 130 nations, about 300 courses

Industry Structure: Media, Information Technology, Health, Research and Development

Selection of companies located in Mainz: Boehringer Ingelheim, Novo Nordisk Pharma, SCHOTT Glas, Eisengießerei Römheld & Moelle, Werner & Mertz, SWR/3SAT, Verlagsgruppe Rhein-Main, ZDF

Tourism 2015: 889,046 overnight stays, with 252,260 foreign guests

Infrastructure: mainzplus CITYMARKETING with 2,000 events, exhibitions and conventions each year, including the German Medical Assembly; easy access to Frankfurt Airport, the cargo and passenger airport at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, and the federal highway system; ICE (high speed train) connection; container port for inland waterways (Germany's second largest hub after Duisburg)

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