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For First-year Students

Welcome to the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim!

I am delighted that you have chosen our university. You are about to enter a new stage of your life full of opportunities, but also challenges. The dean’s office of our School will provide you with services and support during your studies, from the beginning to the end. We hope you will make the most of your time here with lots of pleasant experiences to look back to. I wish you a great start at the university and in Mannheim and all the best for your studies!

Prof. Michael Diehl, dean of the School of Social Sciences

Welcome to the University of Mannheim!

We will get to know each other during the orientation week, and I will be at your side while you are studying and having a wonderful time at the university. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any program-related questions. I will be happy to help you and contribute to your personal success!

Gledis Londo, program manager and academic advisor

Orientation week

The Orientation Week takes place from September 21st, 2020 to September 25th, 2020. Due to the current developments, the orientation week and all teaching operations during the fall semester will take place exclusively online. Further information will follow.

We highly recommend the attendance of the orientation week.

On September 28th, 2020, Prof. Dr. Michael Diehl, the Dean of the School of Social Sciences, will welcome all first semester students. To the event

We wish you a good start and all the best for your studies!

Event Registration

If you want to participate in physical events hosted by the AStA and the Student Representative Council (FBV SOPO), we ask you to please register here.

 

Services for students

Do you have any more questions? We’re happy to advise you!

If you have any questions regarding your degree program (course contents, program structure, stays abroad), don’t hesitate to contact our program managers.

Dr. Gledis Londo

Dr. Gledis Londo

Program Manager Political Science
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A 5, 6
Building A – Room A 418
68159 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Wed 2 a.m. - 4pm
Only phone calls
  • Student Services

    Claudia Stepken

    Claudia Stepken

    B.A./M.A. Culture and Economy: Media and Communication Studies | B.A./M.A. Media and Communication Studies (Digital Communication) | B.A./M.A. Political Science - students N-Z
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    Student Services II
    L 1, 1 – Room 127
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1193
    Fax: +49 621 181-1176
    E-mail: stepken(at)verwaltung.uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by telephone or video conference. Please book your appointment using the following form: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.php?id=16228.
    Fabian Pfeiffer

    Fabian Pfeiffer

    B.A./M.A. Political Science - students A-M | B.Sc./M.Sc. Psychology | Master of Comparative Business Law (M.C.B.L.) | Master of Laws (LL.M.)
    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    Student Services II
    L 1, 1 – Room 127
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1195
    Fax: +49 621 181-1176
    E-mail: pfeiffer(at)verwaltung.uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by telephone or video conference. Please book your appointment using the following form: https://www.uni-mannheim.de/index.php?id=16082.
  • Departmental student committee

    Do you prefer to ask your senior fellow students for information on the campus, living in Mannheim, and extracurricular activities you can join?

    Departmental Student Committee for Sociology and Political Science

    Departmental Student Committee for Sociology and Political Science

    University of Mannheim
    Departmental Student Committee for Sociology and Political Science
    A 5, 6
    Building B – Room B012
    68159 Mannheim
    Consultation hour(s):
    By appointment
    Open consultation hours on Tue, 7 p.m.