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Broaden your horizons

At Mannheim, many international opportunities await you

At our Business School, you will be studying with an international perspective from day one thanks to plenty of opportunities to spend time abroad, a large proportion of courses taught in English, and a bustling campus with students from all over the world. Those who wish to further deepen their intercultural experience have several opportunities to give their course of studies a strong international focus: Apply for the IBEA global study option during your bachelor's degree in Business Administration and study in four different countries, or lay the foundation for a successful international career with one of our Double Degree programs on master’s level! In our flagship undergraduate program “Bachelor in Business Administration” every student gets the opportunity to study abroad for one semester at one of our partner schools.


QUT has been partnering with Mannheim for over 10 years now. Whether it is student exchange, our students attending the Mannheim Summer School (the first one we ever sent students to) or our joint engagement in the International Business School Network, Mannheim has been one of our favorite partners. The quality of the students and the desire to truly promote internationalization among business schools makes Mannheim an ideal partner for QUT.


Andrew Paltridge, Assistant Dean (International), Queensland University of Technology (Business School) / Credit: Felix Zeiffer

The longstanding partnership between the Business School of the University of Mannheim and the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Economics, is very inspiring. We always feel welcome when we visit and sharing experiences with our Mannheim colleagues is fruitful for both sides. Our outgoing students who choose Mannheim for their stay abroad are extremely lucky that they are able to spend some time in such a stimulating and innovative environment in the city of Mannheim.

Danijela Voljč, Head of the International Relations Office, University of Ljubljana (Faculty of Economics) / Credit: Felix Zeiffer

The University of Mannheim Business School, is a highly valued, long-time partner of the College of Business at City University of Hong Kong. It is a pleasure to work with the professional and friendly staff of the Dean’s Office on student mobility. The Mannheim business students are first class in every respect, they are excellent ambassadors for Mannheim and always welcome on our campus.

Dr. Mary Pang, Assistant Dean (Internationalization), City University of Hong Kong (College of Business) / Credit: Felix Zeiffer
Our international partner universities

The Business School of the University of Mannheim maintains contact with 200 prestigious business schools worldwide. This enables more than 500 students annually to complete a semester abroad, supported by the Business School. Just as many exchange students come to Mannheim every year, further contributing to the international flair of our campus.

Studying in Mannheim

Enjoy the unique atmosphere during a semester abroad at the University of Mannheim. Study at the impressive baroque palace and experience top-class education at the highest international level. More than 1000 international students from all over the world make our campus a truly international environment. Together with many other full-time students from abroad, you will easily integrate yourself and quickly feel at home.

Studying abroad

A semester abroad does not only contribute to your academic, but also to your personal development. Different study systems and the broad course offering at our prestigious partner universities help you refine your study profile and extend your professional network. Benefit from intercultural experiences with the country and its people as well as your improved language skills, regardless of your future career.

IBEA study option: Studying around the world

Spend a semester abroad at each of the leading Business Schools in the United States, Singapore, and Brazil during your bachelor's program in Business Administration. The IBEA study option does not only offer you academic insights into the study systems around the world, but also fosters your intercultural competencies and practical experiences through company projects in international teams.

“Future Leaders” -Double Degree Program with Peking University

Make most of your Bachelor in Business Administration and combine it with a double degree with Guanghua School of Management at the Peking University, China. You will study in the “Future Leaders” program with an international student group and get two degrees in just four years.

Two degrees, one truly global experience!

Two degrees during the MMM master’s program

Take advantage of the possibility to spend half of your Master in Management program abroad and obtain two prestigious degrees at the same time. Benefit from the virtues of two study systems and pave the way for an international career with one of our seven double degree programs.

Summer School – Campus, Companies, Culture

Spend your summer in Mannheim and participate in the annual Summer School of the University of Mannheim Business School. From all over the world, students are coming together in a unique atmosphere to study and to experience German companies and the culture firsthand.

Visiting Professors Program

International Exchange for Researchers

Each semester, the Business School of the University of Mannheim welcomes visiting professors from all over the world. Our guest lecturers stay from two weeks to several months. They teach and conduct research in close cooperation with the research and teaching areas of the Business School.

Learn more

Yvonne Hall, M.A.

Yvonne Hall, M.A.

Head of International Affairs
University of Mannheim
Dean's Office of the Business School
Schloss – Room EO 392 (3rd floor)
68161 Mannheim