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Universität Mannheim is an exchange destination for Utrecht University students of the faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences in Mannheim, Germany.

Academic calendar

Semester I: End of August –January
Semester II: February – June


Areas of study open to exchange students

Social Sciences

Language of instruction

German, English


Normal study load per term:
In credits: 30 ECTS per semester

Number of places available

5 places per year (or 15 in the 6-weeks for Sociology students)

Additional information

In order to cover the costs of the student services, by law, every student enrolled in a German university - including exchange students - has to pay a semester contribution. The contribution is currently € 77.20* per semester.
*subject to change

Costs of living

Approx. € 750 - € 800 per month (including rent). Students can buy a semester ticket at the current price of € 170 for unlimited public transportation in the greater Mannheim area.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.

Or contact the International Office:

International Office of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Visiting address: Sjoerd Groenman building
Padualaan 14, 3584 CH Utrecht

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659

Walk-in Office Hours (max. 5 min a person)

Only for short questions and handing in documents.
Location: Information Desk STIP, ground floor, Sjoerd Groenman building

Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Office Hours by appointment

Appointments can be made via email: io.sbs@uu.nl (please, add your phone number).

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Bart Weerdenburg, Loes van Velzen, Nicole van der Hoeven - Sneijder

Bart Weerdenburg (Coordinator International Relations)
Present: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Nicole van den Hoeven-Sneijder (International Officer)
Present: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Loes van Velzen (International Officer)
Present: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

International office of Utrecht University

For questions about universitywide programmes, contact one of the University International Office employees.