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The Gap Year in Operations Management

Excellent operations management is a decisive competitive advantage in many industries. Whether sustainability, innovation or security of supply: Management talents with a broad understanding of operations management are in demand and have excellent career prospects in industry, consulting and science. Thus we decided to develop and offer a Gap Year in Operations Management that is structured and at the same time tailored to the individual needs of our students, with several internships in different companies. The focal point of the department Operations Management are topics, innovations and talents in the field of purchasing and procurement.


Teaser 2022

Save the dates:

  • 30.01.2023, 10 a.m.: Infosession about the Gap Year 2023/2024 (in German). For registration please follow this link.
  • 28.02.2023: Application Deadline for the Gap Year 2023/2024

The application process for the gap year 2023/2024 will start in autumn 2022. All information about the process will be available on time. For further questions please contact Stefanie Burgahn.

 


Your Application for the Gap Year in Operations Management

Your application for the gap year should contain the following documents:

  1. Letter of motivation including your preferences for internships (in A4 & max. 2 pages)

  2. CV

  3. Transcript of Record

  4. University entrance qualification (e.g. Abitur)

  5. Other relevant certificates or evidence

Your application documents have to be submitted to us via e-mail. Please submit these documents in one pdf-file and name it as follows: Application_surname_first name.

Please send your application to Stefanie Burgahn: sburgahn uni-mannheim.de

For further questions please also contact Stefanie Burgahn.


Partner

Here you can find more information about our partners.

Program Structure

Here you can find more information about the structure of the program.

Current Internships

Here you can find more information about the current gap year internships.

Academic Program

Here you can find information about the supporting academic program.