The reason why I like Mathematics in Business and Economics so much is that you need both a general mathematical understanding and the ability to think like a businessperson. With these skills, excellent career prospects are guaranteed. The University of Mannheim also provides you with the opportunity to pursue your interests outside the classroom by joining one of the many student organizations.
The University of Mannheim not only has an excellent reputation, but also the beautiful Schloss, which I immediately fell in love with. Students of the bachelor’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics explore a variety of topics. Being confronted with new problems each day and discovering different facets of mathematics every time is particularly intriguing to me. The program combines lectures with exercises courses and tutorials, which creates a pleasant learning atmosphere and helps you internalize and apply what you have learned. Mannheim also has a lot to offer outside the classroom – no matter if you prefer to stroll along the Planken pedestrian zone, go to a Schneckenhof party, or dance the night away at a club in the city center.
The bachelor’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics at the University of Mannheim is characterized by its large selection of specializations and its sound teaching. It allows you to tailor the program to your interests and, at the same time, benefit from the university’s excellent reputation worldwide. What is special about the University of Mannheim are the many opportunities to get involved, for example in a departmental student committee, one of the over 50 student organizations, or a political student group. The variety of activities on offer greatly enhances your study experience.
By studying Mathematics in Business and Economics at the University of Mannheim I can work on new, complex problems and look for a new challenge every day. At the same time, I can choose from a wide variety of extracurricular activities and student organizations to get involved at university and do whatever suits my interests.
Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Standard period of study: 6 semesters (3 years)
ECTS credits: 180
Language of instruction: German
Language requirements: This program requires proof of proficiency in German on C1 level.
Program start: Fall semester (September)
School: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics
Semester fee: €174.90 (more)
Tuition fees for international students from non-EU countries: €1,500
Tuition fees for a second degree: €650
Bankers juggle numbers every day. Mathematics plays a huge role in our daily lives. Smartphones, weather forecasts, bar codes on chocolate bars, search engines, online advertising, and delivery routes all rely on math.
The bachelor’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics at the University of Mannheim doesn’t just teach you basic mathematical principles and techniques, it also shows you how to look at different types of question in relation to economics and business.
Interdisciplinarity: Thanks to close collaboration with the Business School and the Department of Economics, you can take advantage of the excellent range of courses available in three different areas. In Mannheim, we always apply mathematical models to concrete economic and business-related questions – from planning ideal production processes to valuing financial derivatives.
First-rate corporate connections: Your professors have connections with staff at national and international research institutions and companies. Leading international organizations are based in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region and provide our students with exciting internship and job opportunities.
Top support: Studying at the University of Mannheim means learning in small groups. Our young team of math professors answers your study-related questions.
Soft skills courses: During your studies, you can choose to attend a wide range of courses to improve soft skills such as:
With their knowledge of two different disciplines, Mathematics and Business Administration/
They can, for example, work in the following fields:
They are also qualified for positions that take a more quantitative approach, such as in high-dimensional data analysis and logistics.
Starting work right away isn’t your only option. This degree also qualifies you to continue your studies in a master’s program, for example in the master’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics (M.Sc.) or the Mannheim Master of Data Science (M.Sc.) and the Mannheim Master in Management (M.Sc.) programs.
We recommend that our students spend a semester or year studying abroad. For advice, please contact Juliane Roth, the Exchange Coordinator at the School.
Doing an internship is optional. You can find a list of available internships in Germany and abroad on our website.
The following degree programs are partly or fully available in English:
Mannheim Master in Management (M.Sc.)
Master’s program in Economics (M.Sc.)
Mannheim Master in Data Science (M.Sc.)
The following degree program is (mainly) taught in German:
Applicants are required to take an aptitude test, such as What shall I study? or the SIT orientation test, which are both only available in German. They must then submit proof that they have completed the test with their application.
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