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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:

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

The International office offers information and support for incoming and outgoing exchange students of the Faculty of Social Sciences. Contact us if you have any questions about studying abroad on a temporary basis.


Due to the corona virus, all of our walk-in hours are cancelled until further notice. During office hours, you can still reach us by phone or mail. Please note, between July 16 and August 9, you can only reach us via email. 

E-mail: io.sbs@uu.nl
Tel: +31 (0)30 253 3659 (Mondays to Thursdays, not on Fridays)