Why Mannheim?

If your still undecided, whether the University of Mannheim is the right choice for, we listed some arguments to ease make your decision.

Studying in Europes biggest baroque castle

The Good Reputation

The reputation of the University of Mannheim in the field of economics has been outstanding for many years, independent rankings confirm the outstanding quality of research and teaching. The Faculty of Economics in Mannheim currently has 21 chairs.

Diversity

In addition to its economic profile, the University of Mannheim has a strong international character. Numerous international students come to Mannheim every year, and more than 80 languages are spoken on the campus.

International Academic Calendar

The University of Mannheim is the only German university to have an international semester. Meaning, the autumn semester starts in September and lasts until the end of January (the finals end before Christmas). The spring semester starts in the beginning of February and ends at the end of August (classes end of May)

Close to business

Another advantage of the Mannheim location is the economic region of the Rhine-Neckar region, where many large German companies are based. In addition, the renowned Center for European Economic Research (ZEW) is located in the immediate vicinity of the university and gives students the opportunity to work as a student assistant at a relatively early stage.

Living in Mannheim

Housing

The housing situation in Mannheim is relatively relaxed compared to other university cities. Popular residential areas are „Die Quadrate“, the Jungbusch, as well as the Neckarstadt (East and West). Depending on your personal preference, you can choose between a private flat, shared flat or living in one of the numerous student residences of private institutions or the student body.

Music

For many centuries, music has been an important part of the city of Mannheim, Mozart has already performed in Mannheim Castle. This coinage is still alive today and has already produced numerous successful musicians. Since 2014, Mannheim has been awarded the title of “City of Music”, awarded by UNESCO, and competed against Hamburg in the competition.

Culture

In Mannheim, the theater can be visited regularly, the opera house of the year award-winning opera or ballet in 2015. The program cinemas Odeon and Atlantis show films off the mainstream and in the two cinemas in the middle of the squares you can see all new movies

Diversity

Mannheim is a young and international city. In addition to the university, there are five other universities in the city, which contribute to a colorful student diversity.

Sport

In addition to being able to take part in sport courses offered University of Mannheim, you can also take a watch hockey or handball. The Adler Mannheim, as well as the Rhein-Neckar Löwen are successful teams. Whoever would rather stay with the established football gaming should not miss a game of “Waldhof Mannheim”.

Nightlife

In addition to being able to take part in sport courses offered University of Mannheim, you can also take a watch hockey or handball. The Adler Mannheim, as well as the Rhein-Neckar Löwen are successful teams. Whoever would rather stay with the established football gaming should not miss a game of “Waldhof Mannheim”.