Welcome Center


The Welcome Center is the central consultation and service point for international scholars at the University of Mannheim.


We offer all-inclusive guidance and consultation for international researchers and scholars (doctoral students, post-docs, professors and visiting scholars), as well as support for the hosting institutions and supervisors in the faculties.


We would like to assist you in the preparation and realization of your stay here in Mannheim. You will receive information and individual support on a variety of topics that are important for residing in Mannheim and its surroundings.


Registration (Intranet): Chairs and Institutes of the Univesity of Mannheim register international scholars here - the earlier the better!

As soon as the international scholars are registered, they and their accompanying family members can profit from the Welcome Center's services, information and other offers.


Guidebook: Here, you can find all relevant information about the preparation and realization of your stay (Visa, Entry, Health Insurance, etc.)


Living: We will give you a look at Mannheim and the surroundings. Restaurants, Bars, Weekend Trips and general information about the region can be found here.


Guesthouse & IBZ: In this section, you can find information about the guesthouses of the University of Mannheim and how to reserve an apartment or book the international meeting centre. You will also receive support in finding accommodation on the housing market in Mannheim.


Events: The Welcome Center offers excursions, or casual meetings to get to know each other every two weeks. You can find dates and pictures here. We also provide a Facebook-Page for our international guests.



Research & Career: This section includes descriptions of the University of Mannheim, other higher education institutions in the region and of the German Research Landscape. Also, you'll learn more about different career paths within the German research landscape and find Funding Databases and Job Search Engines for Mannheim, Europe and worldwide.


The Welcome Center of the University of Mannheim is an EURAXESS Service Center


Our partner: The Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region







Christmas Party
for international scholars &family/friends on Dec 8th at 6:30pm. Looking forward to seeing you!


Hire or buy a bicycle
new hints &tips in the section 'Living'


New German Language Courses for International Scholars
Level A1, A2, B1 and B2 courses will begin on Sept. 21st. Please register until Sept. 11th!


New sports program
the new sports program is available!


Welcome Center Obtains Funding for Research Alumni Strategy
Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation promotes development of international network "University of Mannheim Research Alumni (MaRA)"


Welcome Center Proudly Announces 1000th International Scholar

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