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International Degree-Seeking Students

Information for prospective students

International degree-seeking students have the opportunity to pursue innovative programs at the School of Social Sciences that regularly achieve excellent positions in university rankings. In the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Ranking, for example, the University of Mannheim has been ranked number 1 in Germany for the Social Sciences. In addition, Mannheim students learn and live around one of the largest baroque palaces in Europe. Students at the University of Mannheim also experience an atmosphere of internationality. One in five students comes to Mannheim from abroad.

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Programs

The School of Social Sciences offers programs in Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology.

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Applying

Please submit your application both online and by post to the Admissions Office.

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Studying Abroad

You can spend a semester abroad at one of our renowned partner universities abroad.

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Financing

Are you looking for financing options or a job? Then find out more here.

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myUniMA Story

In the myUniMA story, international students talk about their experiences in Mannheim.

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Prospects for the Future

A degree from the University of Mannheim provides you with the best prospects of success on the labor market.

Contact

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

If you have any subject-specific questions about studying abroad, such as questions regarding the selection of courses and registration, please contact the departmental exchange coordinators at the School of Social Sciences. If you have any organizational questions, the International Office will be happy to assist you.

  • Academic advisor for Political Science

    Dr. Gledis Londo

    Dr. Gledis Londo

    Program Manager Political Science
    University of Mannheim
    School of Social Sciences
    A 5, 6
    Bauteil A – Room A 416
    68159 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1826
    Fax: +49 621 181-1997
    E-mail: pol(at)sowi.uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mondays 11:00 a.m. – noon
    Additional office hours during lecture period: Wednesdays 3:00–4:30 p.m.
    Not available April 9th–23th
  • Academic advisors for Psychology

    Leonie Cegla, M.Sc.

    Leonie Cegla, M.Sc.

    Program Manager Psychology (Bachelor)
    University of Mannheim
    School of Social Sciences
    A 5, 6
    Bauteil A – Room A 419
    68159 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1974
    Fax: +49 621 181-1997
    E-mail: psybsc(at)uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 11 a.m.–noon
    Wed 1:30–3 p.m.
    No office hours from March 25–April 19, 2019
    Tina Penga, Dipl.-Psych.

    Tina Penga, Dipl.-Psych.

    Program Manager Psychology (Master)
    University of Mannheim
    School of Social Sciences
    A 5, 6
    Bauteil A – Room A 417
    68159 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-2790
    Fax: +49 621 181-1997
    E-mail: psymsc(at)uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 11 a.m.–noon
    Opening hours:
    Fri. Penga befindet sich vom 23.4. – 28.4.2019 in Urlaub.
  • Academic advisors for Sociology

    Katharina Heck, M.A.

    Katharina Heck, M.A.

    Program Manager Sociology
    University of Mannheim
    School of Social Sciences
    A 5, 6
    Bauteil A – Room A 416
    68159 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-2188
    Fax: +49 621 181-1997
    E-mail: soc(at)sowi.uni-mannheim.de
    Web: sowi.uni-mannheim.de/en/
    Consultation hour(s):
    During the semester: Tue 3–4 p.m. and Wed 10–11 a.m.
    During the lecture–free period: Wed 10–11 a.m.
    No office hours April 16th and 17th, 2019.
  • Admissions Office

    Admissions Office

    Admissions Office

    University of Mannheim
    L 1, 1 – Room 157, 158
    68161 Mannheim
  • Advising for international students

    Team International Degree-Seeking Students

    Team International Degree-Seeking Students

    University of Mannheim
    Division II - Student Affairs
    International Office
    L 1, 1 – Room 108
    68161 Mannheim
    Phone: +49 621 181-1155
    E-mail: degreeseekings(at)uni-mannheim.de
    Consultation hour(s):
    Mon 9 a.m.–noon and Wed 2–5 p.m.