Universität Mannheim is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Mannheim, Germany.

Student experiences
Academic calendar

Semester I (Fall Semester): approximately September – December
Semester II (Spring Semester): approximately February – June

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Requirements

It is required that students must either have good German language skills OR a good level of English (at least B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). 
The International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a minimum B2 level in German at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Students can take courses at the School of Humanities. Subjects taught here cover Communication, English Studies, French Studies, Gender Studies, German Studies, History, Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, Media, and Philosophy. 

Also, students are allowed to take up to 50 percent of their courses at other Schools within the university as long as there are any places available. 

We have a course offer of the so called "University Wide Electives" with courses that can be chosen by international students.

 

Courses at Master’s level

Yes

Language of instruction

German and English

Housing assistance

Students can apply for student residences or look for a room on the private market. A limited number of places in the off campus student residences are offered: single bedrooms in student dormitories for € 280 - 390, apartments € 340 - € 390. Rooms on the private market start at € 280. 

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Estimated living costs per month
Credits

Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS 

Number of places available

2 places per year. 

Additional information

German language and terminology courses are offered by the International Office during the semester for a small administrative fee (€ 15 per course).

Website

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

Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).

You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!

Temporary address: Janskerkhof 12, 3512 BL Utrecht till July 18. We will be back at Drift 10 on July 23.
+31 (0)30 253 6046
internationaloffice.hum@uu.nl

Walk-in office hours

  • Monday and Thursday from 11.00h to 12.00h
  • There is no walk-in hour on July 22.
  • From July 29 till August 10 there are no walk-in hours. You can reach us by telephone and e-mail.

By appointment

You can make an appointment with one of the exchange coordinators, just send an email or call us.

Handing in and picking up documents

Monday to Friday from 11.00 to 15.00 at the Student Desk, Janskerkhof 12

Staff

Gerdien Ramaker-Zijlstra (Exchange Coordinator for Southern and Eastern Europe, Asia, Central and South America)
Monique Hanrath (Exchange Coordinator for Western and Northern Europe, Africa, Oceania and North America)
Tessel Arendsen (Support Officer)
Nelline Bogerd (Support Officer)