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For Prospective Students

What should I study? How do I find the right degree program? How can I finance my studies? The University of Mannheim assists prospective students as they consider pursuing a degree.


We have 80 bachelor's, master's and doctoral programs that are international and have an interdisciplinary focus. Some of them, e.g. the bachelor's program in Culture and Economy or the Integrated Program in Law, are unique in Germany.

Advice and Services

Which program is the right fit for me? What do I want? Do I want to study at university and which program would be best? We are happy to advise you and will help you with choosing a program or searching for the right contact person.

International Applicants

The International Office advises and assists our international applicants.


We open our doors to all those who want to continue learning, including, for example to senior citizens and guest students, to school pupils attending the Kids' University, and to the public in one of numerous courses.

The International Office advises and assists international applicants.


Information events for prospective students interested in our bachelor's and master's programs, student information day, informational lectures, chats on specific topics or events for secondary school pupils – you can find important dates for prospective students here.

Experience the University

Do you want to get an idea of university life? Currently, it is possible to experience the university digitally and in-person. So, take advantage of our offer and get to know the University of Mannheim better in the online taster courses and on our campus tour.

Life in Mannheim

Studying at a palace with stucco and cobblestone pavement. Having barbecues by the river and going for drinks in Jungbusch. Taking a hike or going on a bike tour in the Palatinate or the Odenwald. Life in Mannheim is good.

In our newsletter for prospective students, we provide information on the application process, important dates, our degree programs or life on campus.

Information on coronavirus measures at the university and answers to frequently asked questions for our students and first-year students.

Application and Admission

We have compiled an overview on the most important information, requirements and deadlines and will guide you through the application process. If you have additional questions, the Admissions Office will help.

Finance and Grants

Scholarships, jobs, or BAföG – there are different ways you can finance your studies, a semester abroad or a doctorate. We will inform you about the different options and are happy to help you.

Impressions of the University of Mannheim

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The University of Mannheim is the most popular university in Germany
In the students' vote on the platform, the University of Mannheim has reached the top position among all universities. This makes the University of Mannheim the most popular university in Germany.
read more about the award  (in German)