Business Administration

Program Ambassador

Hello, my name is Jean-Luc and I have been studying Business Administration at the University of Mannheim since the fall semester 2020. Starting your studies can be very overwhelming – it was no different for me. That’s why I am happy to help you with any questions you may have.


Jean-Luc Perinan, program ambassador for Business Administration / Photo credit: Moritz Müller

Why I chose this program

After finishing school, I knew I wanted to study Business Administration in Mannheim. The international focus of the program, the university’s excellent reputation and the campus with the palace have convinced me.

During the first two semesters, my expectations were fully met and even exceeded on a social level: The Business Administration program in Mannheim creates strong bonds between students.

In addition, I am always impressed by the diversity of the program. The basic insight into the different areas of business administration such as accounting, finance, marketing or management allows you to find yourself and your niche. You can then specialize in this field in the Mannheim Master in Management (MMM) program or pursue one of the many career options in your chosen niche.

Studying at the University of Mannheim

  • What’s special about the program?

    When I was looking at universities, one thing that was really important to me was the international orientation. The University of Mannheim is perfect for this: Some bachelor's degree courses are taught in English while the master's degree courses are all in English, giving the program a very international focus. In addition, you have to take a foreign language course in the second and third semester of your bachelor's degree. The options are numerous and include everything from English, Spanish and French to Japanese and Chinese. All Business Administration students spend the fifth semester at a university abroad. The Business School has numerous partner universities around the world that we can attend without having to pay tuition fees: Italy, China or the USA – the list goes on! Many students are also attracted by the excellent reputation of the University of Mannheim.

  • Life outside your studies

    However, Mannheim does not only offer academic opportunities: There are numerous initiatives where you have the chance to volunteer for exciting projects, gain initial practical experience or network with various companies. Musicians can join the university choir or the university orchestra. In addition, the Institute of Sports gives us the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports, including rowing, lacrosse or pilates. So it’s never boring, that’s for sure.

After graduation

  • Further study

    After earning your bachelor's degree, you have a lot of options:

    You can take up a master's program, if you wish to specialize in a specific field of study. The Mannheim Master in Management (MMM) program at the University of Mannheim offers interesting courses with different focuses. After completing your master’s degree you can also pursue a doctorate and begin your academic career.

  • Career prospects

    If you do not want to further pursue an academic career, you can also go ahead and explore the labor market. Due to its diverse nature, the Business Administration program gives its graduates a variety of career options.

What you need to know

  • Frequently asked questions

    Help! Mathematics? The amount of math in business administration studies is nothing to worry too much about. If you’re willing to invest a bit of effort, solid math skills will be sufficient to successfully complete your degree. Even if it’s not the main focus of the program, a large part of its contents is based on mathematics. If this is too much for you or you dislike math, you probably won’t enjoy the program.

  • Language requirements

    Some lectures and exams are in English. That’s why you need to have a certain level of language proficiency. Please check the selection statutes – I suggest you provide sufficient proof of English proficiency in your application. However, it’s all manageable, if you have taken English in secondary education or have a language certificate demonstrating equivalent proficiency.

Further information

You want to learn more about the Business Administration program at the University of Mannheim?
You will find everything you need to know in the program descriptions.




Program ambassador for Business Administration