Universität Mannheim

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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.

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General information for exchange students

Course information

Application procedure

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
B2 recommended, no certificate needed

Housing assistance

Information about student accommodation

Credits

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)

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.

Additional information

Additional to courses at Social Sciences all incoming students can take up to 50% of their courses within the university wide electives.

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

Please be aware of the corona regulations in the country/host university you are applying for. For example, in some countries or at some universities you can only apply when you are fully vaccinated. Make sure you are aware of this.