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  • Locations: Mainz, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Restrictions: CSU-CHICO applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Provider: Direct Exchange Program Type: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum Class Standing Eligibility: Junior (60+ units) Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Field(s) of Study: Art: Studio Financial Aid: California Aid, Federal Aid, Loans, Scholarships
Language of Instruction: English, German Special Notes: Chico State Art Department approval required, Final acceptance dependent on Host University
Program Description:


  • The Academy of Arts at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, is the only institution of its kind in the State of Rheinland-Palatinate.
  • Historically going back until 1757, the Art Academy of Mainz is one of the oldest in the German speaking regions of Europe.
  • The Academy of Arts offers degrees in Art Education (BA of Education) and Fine Arts (diploma).
  • Though German is not required for participation, German language courses for foreign students are offered by the Johannes Gutenberg University.
  • Final acceptance is based on host university approval.
  • Applicants must seek pre-approval from CSU, Chico German faculty.


  • All students make their own housing arrangements using information provided by the host university. Some students prefer to reserve on-campus housing before departure, whereas others prefer to arrive early, stay in a youth hostel and look for off-campus housing (homestays or shared apartments).

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Year and Semester Programs

Available Terms

Fall & Spring 

Special Requirements

Declared major or minor in Art

Language of Instruction

English & German