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Application Periods

Changes to the Application Process

In light of the current coronavirus situation, there will be considerable changes to the application process.

Please find all information on the new application process in our brochures:


Bachelor's and Bachelor of Education Programs

All bachelor’s programs begin in the fall semester. Normally, you can apply online to study in a bachelor's program between May 15 and July 15

The application period for the fall semester 2021/2020 will be announced soon. For more information please click here.

Master's Programs

Master's programs begin in the fall semester and the spring semester.

The application periods for our master's programs for the fall semester 2021/2022 will be announced soon.

For the spring semester 2021, you can apply from November 9 to November 30, 2020.

Master's Program Application Period for the Fall Semester 2021 Application Period for the Spring Semester 2021
Business Informatics (taught in English) to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Competition Law and Regulation to be announced soon -
Culture and Economy: English and American Studies to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: French Studies to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: German Studies to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: History to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: Italian Studies to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: Media and Communication Studies to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: Philosophy to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Culture and Economy: Spanish Studies to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Economic and Business Education to be announced soon -
Economics (taught in English) to be announced soon -
History to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Intercultural German Studies to be announced soon -
Language and Communication to be announced soon -
Literature, Media and Culture in the Modern Era to be announced soon -
Mannheim Master in Management (taught in English) to be announced soon -
Mannheim Master in Data Science (taught in English) to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Master of Comparative Business Law (taught in English) to be announced soon -
Master of Education to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Master of Education Extension Subject to be announced soon -
Master of Laws to be announced soon -
Mathematics to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Mathematics in Business and Economics to be announced soon November 9 – November 30
Media and Communication Studies: Digital Communication to be announced soon -
Political Science (taught in English) to be announced soon -
Psychology - Cognitive and Clinical Psychology to be announced soon -
Psychology - Work, Economy and Society to be announced soon -
Sociology (taught in English) to be announced soon -

Applying - here's how it works!
We provide you with step-by-step instructions on what to consider when applying for admission to a program at the University of Mannheim. 

Information on applying for admission to a bachelor's program
Information on applying for admission to a master's program

International academic year
The University of Mannheim has aligned its academic calendar with the international academic year:
Spring semester: February 1 to July 31
Fall semester: August 1 to January 31

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