International University

The University of Mannheim stands out for its international approach to research and teaching: People from many nations study, research, and work here. The bilingual campus is characterized by diversity and multiculturalism.

Researchers from Mannheim participate in research projects around the world, collaborating with their international colleagues on a variety of research projects. Various collaborative programs, degree programs taught in English, and double degree programs prepare students and early-stage researchers from Germany and abroad for the international job market. About one third of Mannheim students spend a semester abroad as part of their studies. Many more take part in digital exchange programs that we run with our partner universities. Our international alumni also work all over the world.

The University of Mannheim is involved in strong international networks. It is the coordinating university of the European university alliance ENGAGE.EU – The European University Engaged in Societal Change and a founding member of the U7+ Alliance of World Universities.


The University of Mannheim is part of this alliance comprising nine European universities and offers a wide range of opportunities for exchange for students and researchers.


The University of Mannheim is a founding member of U7+, the first international coalition of university presidents. Together with its partners, it provides the governments of the G7 countries with important impetus for action.

Studying in Mannheim

Whether pursuing a master's degree taught in English, completing a double degree or spending a semester abroad in Mannheim – the University of Mannheim offers international students many opportunities.

Group of four researchers in the university’s building in B6
Researching in Mannheim

The Welcome Center is the central service center for international researchers. Here you will find comprehensive support and advice.

Studying Abroad

Spending a semester abroad, completing an internship abroad or participating in digital exchange programs – there are many ways to gain international experience during your studies.

Researching Abroad

Teaching and research stays abroad are important components of academic careers.

International Training Opportunities

When working in a university environment characterized by international networking, it is a good idea to seek inspiration abroad. The University of Mannheim therefore promotes training mobilities abroad.

International Office

The International Office provides advice to students, researchers, and staff members coming to Mannheim from abroad or planning a stay abroad.