Examination Procedures

Exchange Students

This page provides you with important information on exam registration, late registration, withdrawal and de-registration, as well as resitting exams.

  • Exchange Students

    Exam registration
    You need to register for all exams. This also includes courses in which your assessment is based on term papers, presentations, or similar. It is your own responsibility to register for your exam by the end of the general registration periods via the student portal. Students taking modules from a master’s program in a field relating to Business Administration have to register for module examinations during the early registration period. For all other examinations, the regular registration period applies.

    You often have the option to take your exam either on the regular or the alternate examination date. However, we strongly advise you to register for the regular examination date so that you can retake the exam on the alternate examination date in the event that you should fail. Should you decide to register directly for the alternate examination date, you will only have one attempt to pass the exam. For examinations that are not written exams, you can only register for the regular examination date.

    Late registration
    Late registration is only possible three days prior to the respective regular examination date. You can do this free of charge via the student portal. This deadline also applies to late registrations for the alternate examination date (provided this is an option for the exam in question). For exams that do not conclude with an exam, the deadline ends on 3 December 2022. 

    After the withdrawal period, it is no longer possible to withdraw from an exam. It is then only possible to be de-registered from an exam if you have a valid reason such as illness (further information on de-registration from exams).

    If you do not de-register in time, the respective examination will be considered failed (5.0).

    Resitting an exam
    If you fail an exam on your first attempt or are unable to take an exam you are registered for due to a valid reason, you may retake the exam on the alternate examination date, provided an alternate date is offered. To register, please contact your Student Services advisor as soon as possible after you have received your grade.

Further information on examination procedures

Exam Registration Not Possible

In case you cannot register for an exam via Portal², please send an e-mail with your name, student ID number and the title of the exam to your Student Services advisor.

Overlapping Exams

We will make sure that none of your exams overlap. In order for us to do so, it is important that you register for your exams during the general registration period. No guarantee can be given if you register after the official registration period has ended.

De-registration due to Illness

Should you be unable to sit an exam due to illness, you need to submit a medical certificate and a request for de-registration due to valid reasons to Student Services immediately.


  • Contact for exchange students

    If you are taking exams in Business Administration, Business Informatics, Economic and Business Education, Economics, Mathematics, or Informatics:

    Ines Schäfer

    Ines Schäfer

    Bachelor in Business Administration
    University of Mannheim
    Division II – Student Affairs
    Student Services I
    L 1, 1 – Room 129
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181–1413
    Fax: +49 621 181–1176
    E-mail: bachelor-bwl uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by telephone or video conference. Please book your appointment using the following form: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.php?id=27499.
    Julia Walther

    Julia Walther

    Mannheim Master in Management | Mannheim Master in Business Research
    University of Mannheim
    Division II – Student Affairs
    Student Services I
    L 1, 1 – Room 129
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181–1395
    Fax: +49 621 181–1176
    E-mail: master-bwl uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by telephone or video conference. Please book your appointment using the following form: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.php?id=16086.

    If you are taking exams in Psychology, Sociology, Political Science:

    Sandra Kiss

    Sandra Kiss

    B.Sc./M.Sc. Psychology | B.A./M.A. Politikwissenschaft/Political Science – Studierende A-M
    University of Mannheim
    Division II – Student Affairs
    Student Services II
    L 1, 1 – Room 127
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181–1195
    Fax: +49 621 181–1176
    E-mail: sandra.kiss uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by telephone or video conference. Please book your appointment using the following form: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.php?id=30549.

    If you are taking exams in the Humanities:

    Andrea Rüttiger

    Andrea Rüttiger

    B.A./M.A. Culture and Economy: German Studies, English and American Studies | B.A. CELLS | B.A. German Studies: Language, Literature, Media | M.A. ICGS | M.A. Language and Communication | M.A. Literature, Media and Culture in the Modern Era
    University of Mannheim
    Division II – Student Affairs
    Student Services II
    L 1, 1 – Room 121
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181–1186
    Fax: +49 621 181–1176
    E-mail: andrea.ruettiger uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by telephone or video conference. Please book your appointment using the following form: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.php?id=16121.
Express Service

Express Service

Nils Christoph Burkhoff, Thomas Keil, Kirsten Maurer, Sharon Rübel
University of Mannheim
Dezernat II – Express-Service L 1, 1
68161 Mannheim