Last update 19.03.2020

FAQ Corona-Crisis

In order to minimize the Spread of the Corona virus, experts call for "social distancing". Nonetheless, basic legal exam requirements are valid and unchanged. The following references explain our measures and should answer some often-raised questions. All temporary adjustments are due to the Corona virus outbreak and will be reverted, once the situation calms.


University wide information

Cancellation of Exams starting March 16, 2020

All exams and oral exams are cancelled starting March 16, 2020
The department will offer alternative dates as soon as possible.

Master thesis deadline pushed to April 20, 2020

Due to the closure of the library, all open master thesis have their deadline pushed until April 20. Further evaluation will follow. If want to extend your thesis until April 20, you do not have to further apply, it will be automatically approved. In addition, after this date it might be possible to receive extra extensions, please contact us at, decisions will be made on an individual basis.

How can I hand in my master thesis?

Starting March 18, 2020 your MIEPP master thesis can be handed in electronically until further notice. In order to hand in your master thesis, send an e-mail from your students account to

The thesis has to be in PDF format. Furthermore, the statutory declaration has to still be signed personally. Thus, you can either scan or photograph (has to be readable) the signed statutory declaration and add it to the e-mail. The statutory declaration and the thesis have to be attached to the same e-mail.

The hand-in date is the date the e-mail is received. Once you sent the email, the hand-in is complete. There is no way you can change your thesis anymore (i.e. if you find a mistake after handing it in, you cannot send a new version on the same day).

The registrar’s office will not ask for further printed versions.

Hand in your master thesis via post. The post stamp counts as the hand in date. Please always check the requirements yourself (i.e. number of copies, binding, statutory declaration etc.)

I deregistered my exam after March 12, 2020. Is it possible to still participate in the retake exam?

Yes. Taking advantage of the short-term opportunity to deregister exams will not lead to any disadvantages.

I am now missing credits to start my master thesis

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Mittwoch, 15.01.2020 13:49

Double Degree Program with SGH Warsaw, Poland // Application deadine February 1st, 2020

Von: FB 03 - Studienbüro

Dear students,


Once again we would like to inform you of the application deadline for the Master Double Degree Program (MDDP) in cooperation with the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH), Poland’s leading university in the field of management and economics.


While seeking the master’s degree in International Economics and Public Policy at the University of Mainz, participating students might choose between a master’s degree in “Management” or in “Finance and Accounting” at SGH Warsaw (for further information please see


Those of you who get the chance to be part of the program will spend their first year in Mainz and their second year in Warsaw.


MIEPP-students interested in participating in this program are requested to hand in the following documents to the Study Office FB 03 until February 1st, 2020:


·         A certified copy of the bachelor’s degree (in English or German)

·         A (copied) TOEFL test with at least 227 points (computer-based test), 87 points (internet-based test) or 567 points (paper-based test), or an IELTS test with a minimum of 5, or, alternatively, the Cambridge First Certificate (FCE)

·         A letter of motivation (in English, max. 2 pages)

·         Short CV (in English, max. 2 pages)


Please note that only students in their first and second semester who are enrolled in the Master of Science in International Economics and Public Policy are allowed to apply for the Master Double Degree Program.


For further information, please don’t hesitate to contact us: fb03-international AT


Kind regards,

Your Auslandsbüro Wirtschaftswissenschaften

Office hours: Tuesday and Friday from 10-12 (Room 01-335)



Link Deadline Aushang.pdf

Link Flyer_MIEPP_4_seitig_Juli2018.pdf