For First-year Students

You can find comprehensive information on the start of your Psychology program here:

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

On behalf of the professors of Psychology and our staff I welcome you at the University of Mannheim. You chose a demanding but interesting and versatile program, enabling you many and varied career options. I am sending you my best wishes for a successful completion of the progam and hope that you will be able to develop your interests, shape your profile, and find out what fascinates you in Psychology. Most importantly, I hope that you will enjoy learning new things, finidng new friends, and continuing to grow. Sincerely Michaela Wänke

Prof. Dr. Michaela Wänke, Speaker of the section Psychology and vice dean of the faculty for social sciences.

Welcome to the Department of Psychology at the School of Social Sciences. I’m happy to help you plan your studies. Please do not hesitate to approach either me, your teachers, or your departmental student representatives if you have any questions or if you encounter any problems. Make sure to contact us as early as possible! I wish you all the best for your studies, enjoy your time in Mannheim!

Leonie Cegla, program manager and academic advisor for Psychology

Orientation events

Introductory events take place in the first lecture week and the week before (31.08.2021 – 10.09.2021). 

We strongly recommend you to take part in the orientation events.

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!

Specific information regarding the schedule of the orientation week and other introductory events will be updated soon. 

Examination regulations, module catalog, degree plan

B.Sc. in Psychology                                           M.Sc. in Psychology – Work, Economy and Society M.Sc. in Psychology – Cognitive und Clinical Psychology
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Degree plan Variant I

Degree plan Variant II

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All documents are in German language.

Services for students

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

If you have any subject-specific questions regarding your degree program (course contents, program structure, stays abroad), don’t hesitate to contact our program manager. If you have any questions on organizing your studies (enrollment, examinations, grades, re-registration, academic leave of absence), please contact the Student Services office II team.

Program manager

Leonie Cegla, M.Sc.

Leonie Cegla, M.Sc.

Program Manager Psychology
University of Mannheim
School of Social Sciences
A 5, 6
Building A – Room A 419
68159 Mannheim
  • Student Services

    Ines Schäfer

    Ines Schäfer

    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
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181–1195
    Fax: +49 621 181–1176
    E-mail: ines.schaefer
    Consultation hour(s):
    Consultations currently take place by video conference. Please book your appointment by sending an email.
  • Departmental student committee

    Departmental Student Committee for Psychology

    Departmental Student Committee for Psychology

    University of Mannheim
    Fachbereichsvertretung Psychologie Parkring 39
    68159 Mannheim
    Consultation hour(s):
    By appointment