Start with your interests, skills, goals and career aspirations to find a suitable program. In order to keep track of the wide range of options, think about your general interests and the type of program you might be interested in.
Fields of study
Science, Mathematics, Informatics
Agriculture and Forestry
Medicine, Health Care
Law and Business Administration and Economics
Social Sciences, Sports
Linguistics and Cultural Studies, Art and Design
Areas of study
Use the websites of studienwahl.de to find out which fields of study you are interested in and prioritize your choices.
Useful questions: What do I like about the area of study? What do I not like? Why do I find the area interesting?
Based on your priorities, you can now search for suitable programs within the areas of study. You can use the database of the Higher Education Compass for this purpose. You will find more detailed information on the programs you are interested in on the websites of the universities.
The University of Mannheim offers 33 bachelor's programs which are described in more detail in the program descriptions.
In order to simplify orientation within the extensive range of programs offered, similar programs are combined in areas of study and similar areas of study are combined in fields of study. Before you take a closer look at certain programs, it might be helpful to first consider which fields and areas of study you are interested in. This way you can focus on the areas that fit your interests and skills.
Field of study
|Areas of study|
Programs at the University of Mannheim
Linguistics and Cultural Studies
History and Classical Studies
Linguistics and Speech Sciences
German Studies: Language, Literature, Media
Current English Linguistics and Literary Studies
Romance Languages, Literatures, Media
When asking yourself whether you want to study or perhaps prefer a vocational training, you should also consider what type of institution suits you best. Studying at a university differs from studying at a university of applied sciences. At a university, for example, you are able to organize your program more individually or focus on research.
What is a university entrance qualification, what does enrollment mean and what are ECTS credits? Surely, you will come across many new terms. Our glossary sheds light on the most important terms.