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UNIVERSITY OF MANNHEIM, MANNHEIM, BADEN-WURTTEMBERG

Mannheim, Baden-WurttembergLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1946Established Year
  10882Enrollment

University of Mannheim: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Shishant Kumar Shishant Kumar
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The University of Mannheim (UMA) is a public university globally renowned for its programs in social sciences and management. The university is located in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It was founded in 1967, but its origin can be traced back to 1907, when Commercial College of the City of Mannheim was established.

UMA is a leading institute in Economics and Social Sciences. The Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES) is the largest research institution for Social Sciences in Germany. The university has a total enrollment of nearly 12,000 with international students coming from 100 countries.

University of Mannheim Rankings

  • Ranked #157 globally by THE World University Rankings 2020
  • Ranked #73 in the world in Social Sciences & Management by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020
  • Ranked #1 in Germany and #33 worldwide in Social Science Programs by THE Subject Rankings 2019
  • Mannheim Masters in Management (MMM) program was ranked #1 in Germany and #14 in the world by Financial Times in 2018

University of Mannheim Highlights

University TypePublic 
Campus SettingUrban
Major ProgramsSocial Sciences, MBA, Business and Economics
Number of Professors194
Percentage of International Students18.6%
Total Budget 2019EUR 121 Million
International Student FeesEUR 1500 per semester
Applications AcceptedOnline
Intake SeasonsFall and Spring
Mode of ProgramFull time; Part time

University of Mannheim Programs

Programs offered by the University of Mannheim usually have German as the language of instruction. The university offers 8 masters level programs completely in English. No bachelor programs are available in English and all prospective students are required to show proof of German language proficiency for admission to programs taught in German.

6 schools of the university offer programs and research opportunities in Economics, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Humanities, Law, Business Informatics, and Mathematics. The university also offers 13 double degree or joint programs to its students.

The university offers not only traditional programs but interdisciplinary and unique programs such as the bachelor's degree program in integrated LL.B. and state examination program in Law, and Culture and Economy.

English language programs offered by the University of Mannheim include:

  • Masters programs in Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Business Informatics
  • Mannheim Masters programs in Data Science, Management, Master of Comparative Business Law
  • Candidates can also choose to study MBA in English offered by the Mannheim Business School

University of Mannheim Campus and Accommodation

  • The UMA campus is located in the heart of the baroque palace in Mannheim.
  • The palace was built between 1720 and 1760 and spreads across six hectares of land.
  • The university has various societies (more than 50 student organizations) that allow for cultural and social learning as well as interaction among students.
  • The university does not provide accommodation. Studierendenwerk is a non-profit organization for student affairs in Germany.
  • Studierendenwerk Mannheim has 3,200 rooms that students can take up in shared apartments or dormitories.
  • Most of the rooms are furnished with free internet facilities and lay close to the university campus.
  • Rent in Mannheim is considered affordable and ranges between €200- €350 for a single room in a shared apartment/dormitories.

University of Mannheim Admissions

Unlike most universities in Germany, students do not need to apply via uni-assist to study at the University of Mannheim. All prospective applicants need to apply online on the university website and then send the necessary documents by post. Students can track the status of their application on the university website itself.

Application deadlines

The university follows an international semester system with most programs beginning in the fall semester(August 1- January 31) or the spring semester (February 1- July 31)

Bachelor Programs15 May to 15 July
Bachelor of Education1 June to 15 July
Master’s (Selective Programs)Fall: 15 March to May 31
Spring: 1 October to 15 November

General Requirements

Official academic transcripts, official program completion certificate, mark sheets, curriculum vitae, Aptitude Test Scores (for students applying for Bachelor programs), Letter of Motivation, proof of extracurricular activities and language proficiency.

Additional Requirements

Birth certificate, Passport copy, Insurance documentation, and valid Student Visa.

A GMAT score of 500 is required for the Masters in Business Informatics & Masters in Data Science. For Masters in Business Research at least 630 credits in GMAT are required.

GRE scores are not required for Masters in Sociology & Masters in Political Science.

English Language Proficiency Test

Only Masters in Business Research, Data Science, Management, Comparative Business Law, Political Science, Sociology, Economics, and Business Informatics are taught in English. All Bachelors's courses are taught in German.

Minimum English Language Proficiency test scores required for admission

English proficiency testsPG
IELTS (Academic)6.5;
6.0(Masters in Business Informatics)
Internet-based TOEFL (iBT)90 (Masters in Sociology & Political Science);
72 (Masters in Business Informatics & Data Science);
79 (Masters in Economics)
Paper-based TOEFL(PBT)577 (Masters in Sociology & Political Science);
550 (Masters in Economics);
 533 (Masters in Business Informatics & Data Science)

Note: Certain course-specific English language proficiency requirements need to be fulfilled.

German Language Proficiency Test

Minimum German Language Proficiency test scores required for admission.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is the test conducted to test the German efficiency of the prospective students. The common reference levels for the given tests are B1, B2, C1, and C2. The University of Mannheim requires a course-specific grade. C2 for Masters program.

Other tests that are accepted by the university are:

Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (DSH), Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache (TestDaF), Deutsches Sprachdiplom der Kultusministerkonferenz (Sprachdiplom, DSD) and Goethe Zertifikat.

University of Mannheim Tuition & Cost of Attendance

International students who have enrolled at a higher education institute in Baden-Württemberg since fall 2017-18 are required to pay a tuition fee of EUR 1500 per semester. All the international students who have obtained Abitur or its equivalent in Germany need not pay tuition fees.

RequirementsExpenses
Semester Fee174.90 Euro
Tuition Fee (per semester)1,500 Euro
Tuition fee for second degree student (per semester)650 EUR
Basic monthly expense700 Euro – 750 Euro
Rent(included)250 Euro – 300 Euro
Health Insurance90 Euro

University of Mannheim Scholarships

The university provides at least 250 scholarships per year. Students need to apply separately for a scholarship.

  • Deutschland Scholarship: This is awarded for talented and high achieving students at public and state-recognized institutions of higher education in Germany. The scholarship is for 300 Euros per month.
  • The Mannheim Sports Scholarship: The scholarship is for 100 Euro per month. It also finances tutors for everyday studies.
  • Bronnbacher Scholarship: This is awarded to students excelling in cultural skills.
  • Opportunity Mannheim Scholarship from the University of Mannheim Foundation: The scholarship is available to students who demonstrate a financial burden/emergency and are highly committed to their study. The amount is determined on a case-by-case basis.

International students should look for scholarship opportunities in their home country and not rely too heavily on scholarships offered at the university. International student scholarships in Germany are rare and quite competitive.

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University of Mannheim Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population10882
Average Cost of Attendance$3,330 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
GMAT-630800 -
Language Proficiency
IELTS-6.59 -
TOEFL-90120 -

Attendance Cost

$3,330

Attendance Cost

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Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$3,330 / Year
Post Graduate Program$3,330 / Year
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