Job alert: student research assistant vacancy

The International Relations Department is looking for

a student/research assistant (f/m/d, with or without Bachelor’s degree) to support research and teaching in the department as of 1 July 2024 (approximately).

The student/research assistant will support the reseach and teaching of the chair holder and his team. The position will require a commitment of 3-7 hours per week.


Please refer to the vacancy for further information. We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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Inspection of written exams ("Klausureinsicht")

Dear students,

you can view your IB electronic exam on the following dates after prior registration:

7 May 2024, 13:00-17:00

8 May 2024, 9:00-14:00

To register, please send an email to Laura Ulrich ( by 3 May 2024 at the latest. Please state your matriculation number and the exam variant you selected (or the lectures you have attended in the IB basic module) in the email.

Please note that registration is binding. The inspection takes place exclusively in presence. You will be informed of the exact rooms after registration.

If you have any further questions, please contact Laura Ulrich.

Yours sincerely,

Your International Relations Department

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European Integration Summer School in Agder, Norway

The University of Agder in Kristiansand, Norway, organises the "European Integration Summer School" from 9 to 26 July 2024.

Participation can be funded via a short-term mobility grant by the FORTHEM Alliance. For students of the Master's programme "Political Economy and International Relations", the following applies: the 10 ECTS credits acquired by participating in the Summer School can be recognised as part of Module 6. In order to receive the full amount of credits for the module, students need to write a interdisciplinary study related to the content of the Summer School as module examination. The study has to be presented in the colloquium at Mainz University.

If you are interested in participating, please send a short letter of motivation (approx. ½ page, stating the name of your degree programme) to Prof. Niemann ( and to Laura Ulrich ( by 17 March.

If you have any questions, please contact Laura Ulrich (




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Job alert: 2 student/research assistants in the International Politics Unit

We would like to remind you that the application deadline for two new student assistants is 12 July. You can find all the details in our job advertisement: Vacancies_2student.research assistants_IR

We look forward to receiving your applications!


The International Politics Unit is looking for two new student/research assitants. Please check out all details here: Vacancies_2student.research assistants_IR

We look forward to receiving your applications!

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Assignments of Halls for the electronic exam International Relations on 2 March 2023

Dear students,

if you have registered for the e-exam International Relations in this winter semester (exam date 2 March 2023), please read the following information very carefully. With this message, you receive the assignment of halls for the exam.

If you are not registered for the exam, please consider the message irrelevant.

The exam will take place on 2 March 2023 from 10.00am-12.00 noon as an e-exam in presence. The exam will be written in three different rooms. Please refer to the table below for your personal room. Please be on time at the beginning of the exam in front of your assigned exam hall, as the extensive admission controls require some time.

For Bachelor students (BA and B.Ed.), the allocation to rooms is based solely on your last name. Your degree program is irrelevant for the allocation.

Erasmus/exchange students and students of the Master International Economics and Public Policy will take the exam from 10:00-11 a.m. in room P206 (Philosophicum).

N33 (NatFak, Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 21) ANT (Mikroskopiersaal Anthropologie, Anselm-Franz-von-Bentzel-Weg 7) P206 (Philosophicum, Jakob-Welder-Weg 18)
Bachelor students with last name A-Ja Bachelor students with last name Jo- Z all Erasmus and MIEPP studen

We recommend that you wear a medical mask during the exam.

Please bring your student ID and an official photo ID (e.g. ID card or passport; driver's license is not sufficient) to identify yourself at the entrance control.

Moreover, please remember that you must know your ZDV account name and password for the exam. You will not be able to take the exam if you do not know these details!

Bachelor students have 90 mins to complete the exam. Erasmus and MIEPP students have 45mins (with half the amount of questions).

Good Luck for the exam!

Your International Politics Unit


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Last Chance: Registration for the FORTHEM Winter School: Belonging and Non-Belonging in Europe

From 21-25 February 2022, Master's and PhD students have the opportunity to participate in the FORTHEM Alliance Winter School in Jyväskyla, Finland (fully funded). The focus will be on different aspects of belonging to Europe/EU. Besides attending exciting lectures and interactive workshops, there will be plenty of opportunities to network with other Winter School participants and explore Jyväskyla. Interested Bachelor students have the opportunity to participate in the Winter School with a recommendation from a teacher. More information and link to registration here.




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Important information about the electronic exam semester 20/21

Dear students,

the electronic exam International Relations will take place on 2 March 2021 from 2-7pm. The exam will be written on the university campus and in several shifts. Please find the shift assignment here .

Please also note the highly important information on this semester's exam!
Good luck for the exam

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