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International Office

 

The International Office is a department of Division II - Student Affairs belonging to the administrative unit of the University of Mannheim.

On the following pages, you will find an overview of our advice and support services and the responsible staff members.

 

The International Office is your point of contact if you are:

In addition, the in-house Translation Services of the University of Mannheim, the Program Coordinator for Translations Relating to Higher Education in Baden-Württemberg , the Coordinator for Refugees' Inquiries, and the Oktopus information portal of the International Offices (DAAD project) all belong to the International Office.

The team of the International Office

  • Directors and Secretary

    Birgit Heilig

    Birgit Heilig

    Director of the International Office
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 161
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1086
    E-mail:
    Claudius Werry

    Claudius Werry

    Co-Director of the International Office
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 106
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1154
    E-mail:
    Elke Berg

    Elke Berg

    Secretary
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 119
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1151
    E-mail:
  • Team Study Abroad

    Kathrin Blitzke

    Kathrin Blitzke

    Team Coordinator / Study Abroad and Bilateral Agreements European Exchange Programs I (UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg)
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 105
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1159
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Kerstin Bach

    Kerstin Bach

    Erasmus Institutional Coordinator / Erasmus Staff Exchange / Study Abroad and Bilateral Agreements European Exchange Programs II (France, Spain, Italy, Portugal)
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 160
    68131 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1160
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Carita Emmerich-Wessels

    Carita Emmerich-Wessels

    Study Abroad and Bilateral Agreements Overseas Exchange Programs I (North America, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand)
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 105
    68181 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1157
    E-mail:
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lukas Dausend

    Lukas Dausend

    Study Abroad and Bilateral Agreements Overseas Exchange Programs II (South America, Asia, Africa, Israel) – European Exchange Programs III (Northern and Eastern Europe, Switzerland)
    on parental leave
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 160
    68161 Mannheim
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Denise Olinde

    Denise Olinde

    Nomination and Application Procedures for Overseas Exchange Programs
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 104
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1207
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Janna Ried

    Janna Ried

    Communication Officer / Nomination and Application Procedures for European Exchange Programs
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 102
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1455
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Gela Wittenberg

    Gela Wittenberg

    Scholarship Administration (ERASMUS, Baden-Württemberg scholarship, PROMOS)
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 103
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1127
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Team International Exchange Students

    Nadja Kindinger

    Nadja Kindinger

    Team Coordinator for International Exchange and Double Degree Students
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 107
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1153
    E-mail:
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Gabriele Vath

    Gabriele Vath

    Admissions Officer for International Exchange Students
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 109
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1152
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Tanya Dreikluft

    Tanya Dreikluft

    German Language Courses Coordinator for International Exchange Students / Mannheim Summer School Program
    on parental leave
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 110
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1123
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Antonia Markou

    Antonia Markou

    German Language Courses Coordinator for International Exchange Students / Mannheim Summer School Program
    University of Mannheim
    Division II – Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 110
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1123
    E-mail:
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Isabelle Giraud-Bellm

    Isabelle Giraud-Bellm

    Accommodation Officer for International Exchange Students
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 110
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1158
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Katharina Dröghoff

    Katharina Dröghoff

    Coordinator Short-term Programs, Double and Joint Degrees
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 107
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1466
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Team International Degree-Seeking Students

    Emily Nelson de Velasco

    Emily Nelson de Velasco

    Team Coordinator; Advisor for International Degree-Seeking Students; Advisor for Refugees Interested in Studying
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 108
    68161 Mannheim
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Solrun Graham-Parker

    Solrun Graham-Parker

    Advisor for International Degree-Seeking Students
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 108
    68161 Mannheim
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon, Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Isabelle Giraud-Bellm

    Isabelle Giraud-Bellm

    Coordinator for Refugees' Inquiries
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 110
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1158
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Lea Bastian

    Lea Bastian

    Project Coordinator Step by Step
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 109
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1440
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Team Welcome Center

    Claudius Werry

    Claudius Werry

    Team Coordinator Welcome Center and Advisor for International Academics
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office / Welcome Center
    L 2, 2-4 – Room 117
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-2395
    Fax: +49 621 181-3226
    E-mail:
    International Office / Welcome Center

    International Office / Welcome Center

    Advisor for International Academics
    University of Mannheim
    Dezernat II - Studienangelegenheiten
    Akademisches Auslandsamt / Welcome Center
    L 2, 2-4
    – Room 117
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-2392
    Fax: +49 621 181-3226
    E-mail:
    Birgit Piesch

    Birgit Piesch

    Guesthouse Administrator
    University of Mannheim
    Division II – Student Affairs
    International Office / Welcome Center
    L 2, 2-4 – Room 001
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-3222
    Fax: +49 621 181-3226
    E-mail:
  • Team Translation Services

    Teresa Schoenkaes

    Teresa Schoenkaes

    Team Coordinator Translation Services
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office / Translation Services
    Dezernat II - Studienangelegenheiten
    Akademisches Auslandsamt / Servicestelle für Übersetzungen
    L 2, 2-4
    – Room 118
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-3459
    E-mail:
    Luzie Schmitt

    Luzie Schmitt

    Program Coordinator for Translations Relating to Higher Education in Baden-Württemberg
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office / Translation Services
    Dezernat II - Studienangelegenheiten
    Akademisches Auslandsamt / Servicestelle für Übersetzungen
    L 2, 2-4
    – Room 118
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-3411
    E-mail:
    Carina König

    Carina König

    Translator
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office / Translation Services
    L 2, 2-4 – Room 101
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1789
    E-mail:
    Dr. Wencke Orbán

    Dr. Wencke Orbán

    Translator
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office / Translation Services
    L 2, 2-4 – Room 101
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-3499
    E-mail:
  • IT Support

    Eckhard Kuettel

    Eckhard Kuettel

    IT-Administrator
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 102
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1217
    E-mail:
    Andy Mey

    Andy Mey

    Project Coordinator Software Implementation
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 102
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1156
    E-mail:
    Opening hours:
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Oktopus (information portal of the DAAD)

    TBA

  • Point of contact in the event of complaints and for any type of feedback

    In the event of any complaints or suggestions that you cannot or do not want to discuss with the respective competent contact person of the International Office, please contact Dr. Christian Queva, Head of Division II - Student Affairs.

    Dr. Christian Queva

    Dr. Christian Queva

    Head of Division II - Student Affairs
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    L 1, 1 – Room 118
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1150
    E-mail:

For directions please see Map and Directions.