About Us

The Center for Continuing Academic Education (ZWW) is a central facility of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. In addition to teaching and research, Mainz University sees continuing education as a core area of its mission and has responded to the ever-increasing need for lifelong learning with its course offerings. In the process, the Mainz University is making a contribution to the continuing education of working academics: knowledge is conveyed through cutting edge research and discoveries.


We offer:


We provide advice for:

  • Individuals who would like to continue their education
  • Faculties and departments of Johannes Gutenberg University in developing and implementing continuing education programs, as well as session planning
  • Institutions and companies seeking appropriate continuing education for their staff
We will gladly give you more details about the consulting services and other services the ZWW provides, as well as information about opportunities for financial support


Member of:

  • German Association for University Continuing and Distance Education (DGWF)
  • European Universities Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
  • German Institute for Adult Education (DIE)
  • Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz Senate Committee
  • German Society for Educational Science (DGfE