Application Instructions for the University Exchange Programs

The application deadlines and requirements differ depending on your host country, department and program of study. Therefore, we urge you to carefully read the following information and pay attention to the information relevant to you.

The application instructions contain information on

  • where you can find information on all aspects of the application,
  • what the application requirements are,
  • which documents have to be submitted
  • what the application process looks like in detail and
  • what happens next after you submit your application.

The current application instructions will be published about two months before the next application deadline. After the application deadline, the instructions will remain online until the next update for guidance and orientation. Please make sure that you are following the application instructions in their current version.

Please note: In order to ensure a timely submission of your application, attend to all documents as soon as possible, especially the test date for your proof of language proficiency. Find out which kind of proof of language proficiency is accepted at your preferred university. The possible format of the proof of language proficiency is described in the respective application instructions.

Application Instructions

  • Department of Law

    The application instructions will remain online for general information purposes after the application deadline. An updated version will be available about two months before the next application deadline. Only this updated version is relevant for your application.

    Regions: Europe = Countries on the European continent, including Turkey, excluding Russia // Overseas: all other countries

    Degree ProgramRegionNext Application DeadlineApplication InstructionsStatus of Instructions
    all degree programs (except MCBL)Overseas

    15 October 2022
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 15 Oct 2022

    Quick Guidelines Overseas

    up to date
    all degree programs (except MCBL)Europe

    31 January 2023
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 31 Jan 2022for information purposes only
    all degree programs (except MCBL)Europe

    30 April 2023*
    for spring 2024

    Instructions 30 April 2022*

    List Exchange Programs Law 30 April 2022

    for information purposes only

    *On April 30, you can apply for all European exchange spots which could not be filled during the selection process in January.

  • Department of Economics

    The application instructions will remain online for general information purposes after the application deadline. An updated version will be available about two months before the next application deadline. Only this updated version is relevant for your application.

    Regions: Europe = Countries on the European continent, including Turkey, excluding Russia // Overseas: all other countries

    Degree ProgramRegionNext Application DeadlineApplication InstructionsStatus of Instructions
    Economics B. Sc. and M. Sc.Overseas

    15 October 2022
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 15 Oct 2022

    Quick guidelines Overseas

    up to date
    Economics B. Sc.Europe

    31 January 2023
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    and possibly 30 April 2023*
    for spring 2024

    see website of Economics Department

    for information purposes only
    Economics M. Sc.Europe

    31 January 2023
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 31 Jan 2022for information purposes only
    Economics M. Sc.Europe

    30 April 2023*
    for spring 2024

    Instructions 30 April 2022*

    List Exchange Programs 30 April 2022 (Master)

    for information purposes only

    *On April 30, you can apply for all European exchange spots which could not be filled during the selection process in January.

  • Business School

    The application instructions will remain online for general information purposes after the application deadline. An updated version will be available about two months before the next application deadline. Only this updated version is relevant for your application.

    Degree ProgramExchange ProgramNext Application DeadlineApplication InstructionsStatus of Instructions
    Bachelor's in Business AdministrationIBEA Program

    30 April 2023
    for start in fall 2024

    Application Instructions IBEA 2022
    (only available in German)

    for information purposes only
    Bachelor's in Business AdministrationGuanghua Double Degree

    30 April 2023
    for start in fall 2024

    Application Instructions Guanghua 2022
    (only available in German)
    for information purposes only

    Bachelor's in Business Administration and
    Bachelor's in Business Education

    Semester Abroad

    30 September 2022
    for fall 2023

    Application Instructions 30 Sep 2022
    (only available in German)

    Quick Guidelines
    (only available in German)

    Preliminary List of Exchange Programs 2022
    (only available in German)

    up to date
    Mannheim Master in Management (MMM)Double Degree Programs

    30 September 2022
    for fall 2023 and spring 2024

    see website Business School-
    Mannheim Master in Management (MMM)Semester Abroad and EMT Program

    31 October 2022
    for fall 2023 or spring 2024

    Application Instructions 31 Oct 2021

    Quick Guidelines

    List of Priorities 2021

    Final List of Exchange Programs 2021

    for information purposes only
    Master's in Business EducationSemester Abroad31 October 2022
    for fall 2023 and spring 2024

    Application Instructions 31 Oct 2021
    (only available in German)

    Quick Guidelines
    (only available in German)

    List of Priorities 2021
    (only available in German)

    Final List of Exchange Programs 2021
    (only available in German)

    for information purposes only

     

  • School of Social Sciences

    The application instructions will remain online for general information purposes after the application deadline. An updated version will be available about two months before the next application deadline. Only this updated version is relevant for your application.

    Regions: Europe = Countries on the European continent, including Turkey, excluding Russia // Overseas: all other countries

    Degree ProgramRegion/ProgramNext Application DeadlineApplication InstructionsStatus of Instructions
    all degree programsOverseas

    15 October 2022
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 15 Oct 2021

    Quick Guidelines Overseas

    for information purposes only
    all degree programs

    Europe with start in the fall

    (incl. Bocconi Double Degree)

    31 January 2023
    for fall 2023 or fall 2023 + spring 2024

    Instructions 31 Jan 2022for information purposes only
    all degree programsEurope with start in the spring

    30 April 2023*
    for spring 2024

    Instructions 30 April 2022

    List of Exchange Programs (30 April 2022)

    for information purposes only

     

  • School of Humanities

    The application instructions will remain online for general information purposes after the application deadline. An updated version will be available about two months before the next application deadline. Only this updated version is relevant for your application.

    Regions: Europe = Countries on the European continent, including Turkey, excluding Russia // Overseas: all other countries

    Degree ProgramRegionNext Application DeadlineApplication InstructionsStatus of Instructions
    Bachelor's in Romance Languages, Literatures and Media (BA4)all countries30 September 2022Instructions 30 Sep 2022
    only available in German
    up to date
    all degree programs (except BA4)Overseas

    15 October 2022
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 15 Oct 2022

    Quick Guidelines Overseas

    up to date
    all degree programs (except BA4)Europe

    31 January 2023
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 31 Jan 2022for information purposes only
    all degree programs (except BA4)all countries

    30 April 2023*
    for spring 2024

    Instructions 30 April 2022*

    List Exchange Programs 30 April 2022

    for information purposes only

    *On April 30, you can apply for all European exchange spots which could not be filled during the selection process in January.

  • School of Business Informatics and Mathematics

    The application instructions will remain online for general information purposes after the application deadline. An updated version will be available about two months before the next application deadline. Only this updated version is relevant for your application.

    Regions: Europe = Countries on the European continent, including Turkey, excluding Russia // Overseas: all other countries

    Degree ProgramRegionNext Application DeadlineApplication InstructionsStatus of Instructions
    all degree programsOverseas

    15 October 2022
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 15 Oct 2022

    Quick Guidelines Overseas

    up to date
    all degree programsEurope

    31 January 2023
    for fall 2023 and/or spring 2024

    Instructions 31 Jan 2022for information purposes only
    all degree programsEurope

    30 April 2023*
    for spring 2024

    Instructions 30 April 2022*

    List Exchange Programs 30 April 2022

    for information purposes only

    *On April 30, you can apply for all European exchange spots which could not be filled during the selection process in January.

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