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Study abroad during your master's degree

Apply for an exchange place when you start your degree in Mannheim and study abroad as an exchange student in your third or fourth semester. More than 100 exchange programs are available to MMM students, among them many MBAs and specialized programs. Increase your profile, expand your professional network and strengthen your intercultural skills!

The semester abroad at a glance

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Partner universities

We offer a great variety of exchange programs on the master's level that cater for a wide range of interests – there's something for everyone! Learn more about exchange options for MMM students by searching the international office's database, where you will also find experience reports by former exchange students.

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Whether it's about applying, funding opportunities, course choice or credit transfer – if you plan on studying abroad, you will have plenty of questions. The university's central international office and the international office of the business school are happy to help. An outline of the most important information and to-dos will be available shortly on our e-learning platform ILIAS.

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Apply during your first semester in Mannheim for an exchange placement in your 3rd or 4th semester. You can also consider applying directly to a foreign university as a “freemover” – this means organizing your stay yourself, but we are happy to provide advice.

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Credit Transfer

Discuss your learning agreements with the chairs in Mannheim before you leave and submit them to the examination committee after your return. You can find details on the transfer process, on previously recognized courses and on grade transfer on our e-learning platform ILIAS.

Want to study abroad for longer than one semester and get a second degree?

Apply for one of our double degree programs with leading partner universities!

Any other questions?

Read our FAQ section for more details on how to plan your semester abroad.

If anything is left unanswered, come to see your outgoing advisor during her open office hours or make an appointment via e-mail. 

Cathrin Rieger, M.A.

Manager International Affairs Outgoing Student Advisor (Master)
University of Mannheim
L 5, 5
Dean's Office Business School – Room 204
68131 Mannheim
Consultation hour(s):
Tue 10 a.m. AM – noon PM