For Freshmen

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

Welcome to the University of Mannheim and to your program! By deciding to study Psychology, you chose a fascinating subject that is interdisciplinary in nature, combining natural and social sciences with the humanities. In Mannheim, you will find that this broad range of areas is reflected not only in the curriculum we teach, but also in our vigorous research activities. My colleagues and I look forward to passing our enthusiasm for Psychology on to you and wish you a good start!

Prof. Arndt Bröder, spokesman for the professors of the Department of Psychology and vice dean of the School of 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

The general orientation events at the university and our School will take place from August 26, 2019 to September 2, 2019. The orientation events for psychology students will take place on the following dates:

  • Bachelor's program: September 3, 2019 to September 4, 2019 (lectures will start on September 9, 2019)
  • Master's program: August 30, 2019

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

More Information will follow before the semester starts.

We wish you a good start on September 2, 2019, and all the best for your studies!

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
Examination regulations Examination regulations Examination regulations
Module catalog Module catalog Module catalog
Degree plan Degree plan Degree plan

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
Consultation hour(s):
Mon 11 a.m.–noon, Wed 2–4 p.m.
No office hours: March 11, 2020
  • Student Services

    Fabian Pfeiffer

    Fabian Pfeiffer

    B.A./M.A. Political Science | 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)
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 9 a.m. – noon and Wed 2–5 p.m. (without appointment)
  • 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