Living and studying on a campus surrounding the Schloss Mannheim right at the heart of Europe. This is what students who opt for a semester at the University of Mannheim can expect. The campus really deserves to be called international – one in five students comes to Mannheim from abroad. Numerous rankings confirm that the University of Mannheim is one of the most renowned universities in Germany. Most importantly, the students confirm that a semester abroad in Mannheim always is the right choice.
You are considered an exchange student if you study at the University of Mannheim for one or two semesters and if your home institution has concluded a bilateral agreement with the University of Mannheim. Afterwards, you will return to your home institution. Please note that you will not receive a degree from the University of Mannheim.
There are many good reasons for studying one or two semester(s) abroad at the University of Mannheim. We are confident the following 5 reasons will convince you:
The University of Mannheim is the first public higher education institution in Germany to align its academic calendar with the international academic year with the semester starting in September and February, respectively. This way you are able to perfectly integrate your stay abroad into your studies without thinking the semester(s) spent abroad might set you back in your studies.
Exchange students at the University of Mannheim may attend preparatory intensive language courses as part of the International Summer Academy or the International Winter Academy. In addition to the intensive language course exchange students will have the opportunity to attend a wide range of seminars and participate in excursions.