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University of Mannheim, Germany



City Information

Mannheim is situated between the Rhine and Neckar Rivers in the Southwest of Germany. Home to around 300,000 people, Mannheim is an industrial hub, has an energetic cultural scene and a busy city centre. Highlights of the city include its baroque architecture, dozens of museums and the art nouveau gardens of Friedrichsplatz.

University Information

Founded in 1967, the University of Mannheim has a student population of around 12,500. UMA is consistently ranked #1 in national university rankings and among the top business schools worldwide for its business administration and economics programs. The University is located on an urban campus in the city of Mannheim and all faculties, research institutes and facilities are within a short walking distance of each other.

Additional Information


Summary Table

Competitiveness Less competitive
Minimum Academic Average needed for Year Abroad 60%
Number of places open for semester abroad N/A
Number of places open for year abroad 4
Number of places open for summer abroad N/A
Semester Abroad only: Do UK Students Need a Visa? Yes
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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5,000 EUR per semester.
City type Medium city (100 k – 499 k)
Campus Type(s) Urban
Where do exchange students normally live? Private off-campus accommodation
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? No
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Semester 1,Semester 2
Term Dates

Semester 1: September to December

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