Advice on Choosing a Program

What career path do I want to take? Do I really want to study? And if I do, what shall I study? Shall I go to a university or a university of applied sciences? Shall I study somewhere further away from home? Or near to my family? Deciding what to do after you finish school is one of life’s first big decisions. Some people like to think about the pros and cons, others decide more intuitively. Regardless of how you make your decision, we can support you!

What we offer:

Intensive Course on Study Orientation

The intensive course on study orientation will help you gather information and make a decision if you are not yet sure what degree program you would like to pursue.

Aptitude Tests

Take an aptitude test in order to find the right field of study for your particular interests and skills.

Eine Mitarbeiterin berät einen Studenten sitzend am Tisch mit einer Broschüre.
Advice & Orientation

Would you like to find out more about the degree programs and subjects taught at the University of Mannheim? We provide you with expert support in choosing a suitable program.

Four steps to university

Before choosing a degree program, you should think about yourself and your interests first. We will assist you in this process and help you to get to know yourself and your interests a little better. It takes four steps to choose the right degree program.

Off you go

Tips from our program ambassadors

Everyone starts at some point. So why not ask those who have already made their decision and are now right in the middle of their studies: Our program ambassadors. They have agreed to share their experiences and answer questions.

Pia is studying Mathematics and Philosophy to become a teacher. French is her extension subject. She is happy to answer any questions you may have about the program.

to the program ambassadors for programs in Teacher Education

Amon explains why he decided to study Economics in Mannheim and what career prospects the degree program provides.

to our program ambassadors for programs in Economics

Lisa is pursuing a master's degree in Competition Law and Regulation because the program perfectly combines business and law. Here, she explains what she likes about the program.

to our program ambassadors for programs in Law

There are many more program ambassadors – click here to see them all.

Still feeling unsure? We are happy to help you.