Prior to Your Arrival

To make sure you get off to a good start, there are a number of things to do before you arrive in Mannheim. We are offering some supportive measures, even before your arrival. We are happy to assist you in any matters regarding the following topics:

To all newly admitted students: welcome! Please read all the information in our student portal Portal²! There, you will find most up-to-date guidance on your first semester, especially in the section 'Orientation events and Things to Do'! You can log in to Portal² with the same credentials you are using for the Application Portal! Find the Portal² here!

Financing your studies

We provide you with information about costs of living and various financing options, so you can start planning your finances.

Entry and insurance

In order to study in Mannheim, you have to fulfill the residence requirements. One of them is appropriate health insurance.

Housing in Mannheim

Try to find accommodation as early on as possible.

Coaching program

We can bring you into contact with students at the University of Mannheim even before you arrive.

Language courses

As an international degree-seeking student, you can participate in German language courses. If you are interested in learning a different language, you can do that as well.

Tuition fees

Since the fall semester 2017/2018, international students have to pay tuition fees at all higher education institutions in Baden-Württemberg. 


Team International Degree-Seeking Students

Team International Degree-Seeking Students

University of Mannheim
Division II – Student Affairs
International Office
L 1, 1 – Room 108
68161 Mannheim