Diploma Degree Course

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The diploma degree courses Geology/Paleontology and Mineralogy are phasing out till 2014. All students already enrolled in this degree course may finish their degree by completing their course work until then. After this time, no more special diploma courses will be offered, however, there might be coextensive courses within the Master Programm.


You can research the available courses in the online university calender in JoGuStINe.

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Contact Persons 

Head of Diploma Examination Commitee
Prof. Dr. Cornelis Passchier
Tel: +49 6131 39-23217 | Fax: +49 6131 39-23863 | E-Mail:
Room 04-142
Office hours: Mo 8-9 am


Specialist Counseling

Dr. Klemens Seelos
Tel: +49 6131 39-20326 | E-Mail: Raum 04-121

Tel: +49 6131 39-20326 | E-Mail:
Room 04-121
Office hours during the semester: Mo-Fr 9.00-12.00 am, otherwise by appointment


Diploma Course Mineralogy
Head of Diploma Examination Commitee and Specialist Counseling

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Hofmeister
Tel: +49 6131 39-24365 | Fax: +49 6131 39-23070 | E-Mail:
Room 04-243
Office hours: by appointment


Examination Matters Diploma Geology / Mineralogy

Beate Nikoley
Tel: +49 6131 39-24373 | Fax: +49 6131 39-24769 | E-Mail:
Duisbergweg 10-14 (Neubau Physikalische Chemie)
Room 00.412 (NatLab Schülerlabor)
Office hours: Mo-Fr 9.00-12.00 am


Link to Study Office Geosciences
Link to Central Study Counseling of the University of Mainz