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.


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


Please submit your application online.

Studying Abroad

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


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

myUniMA Story

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

Prospects for the Future

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

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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.