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For First-Year MMM Students

Introductory events, course selection, orientation on campus – on this page we have summarized all the important information for you so that you can start your first semester without worries. To make sure you don't miss any events and dates, we will continuously adapt and update the page.

Welcome to Mannheim! As the academic director of MMM, I am responsible for the content and further development of the program. I look forward to a lively exchange with you and am always open to your ideas!

Prof. Florian Stahl, Academic director MMM

As the program manager, I am here to answer any questions you may have about the MMM, course offerings, and event registration. On this page you will find the most important info about the start of the study program. If you need support beyond that, feel free to contact me at any time!

Julia Dreisbach, Study program manager MMM / Photo: Felix Zeiffer

We, as the Student Committee, are happy to support you in getting started and settling in at the University of Mannheim. You will soon find all the information about our events and activities on our website ( and on Instagram (@fsbwl). We are looking forward to meeting and hopefully welcoming you personally in Mannheim in September. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Peer Schulze-Bahr, President of the Student Council Business Administration / Photo: Moritz von Müller

Introductory events

The lecture period of the fall/winter semester 2022 starts on 5 September.

The week before (starting from 29 August) our introductory events will take place. Even if you are not yet enrolled, you can already participate in the introductory events.



Date/time (all in CEST)Location 
Info Session on the European Management Track (EMT) for MMM students (online live)

Thu, 13 October 2022, 09 – 09.45 am

Zoom (please enter via student portal)

Meet the Academic Director of the MMM – Lunch with Prof. Stahl

Fr, 23 September 2022, 12 – 1.30 pm

We, 5 October 2022, 12.30 – 2 pm

Mo, 24 October 2022, 12.30 – 2 pm

Mo, 7 November 2022, 12.30 – 2 pm

Various (please see student portal)
Info Session on exchange semester abroad for MMM students in English (online live)Fr, 16 September 2022, 3.30 – 5 pmZoom (please enter via student portal or OEP)**
Info Session on exchange semester abroad for MMM students in German (online live) Fr, 16 September, 10.30 – 12 amZoom (please enter via student portal or OEP)**
Info Session of the Area Marketing followed by a Get Together (on campus event)Thu, 8 September 2022, 3:30- approx. 4.15 pm, Get Together afterwards

Info Session: Room O 145

Get Together: Roche-Forum in L5,1 (ground floor)

Info Session on Double Degrees for MMM students (online live, not recorded, presentation will be made available afterwards)Wed, 7 September 2022, 5 pmZoom (please enter via student portal or OEP)**
Info Session of the Area Accounting & Taxation (on Campus, presentation will be made available)Mo, 5 September 2022, 12 – 1.30 pmRoom O 133 See presentation

Welcome Reception for International Students & Get Together

Fr, 2 September 2022, 4 pm Lecture Hall Audimax A3 (Map of the Campus)
Info Session of the Area Operations Management (online live, not recorded, presentation will be made available afterwards)Thu, 1 September 2022, 6 – 7 pm Zoom (please enter via student portal or OEP)**
Orientation Session in English for international degree-seeking studentWed, 31 August 2022, 2 – 3.30 pm Lecture Hall SN 163 (Map of the Campus)
Info Session of the Area Information Systems (online live, recording will be made available afterwards)Wed, 31 August 2022, 10 – 11 am Zoom (please enter via student portal or OEP)** See presentation
Info Session of the Area Management (online live, not recorded, presentation will be made available afterwards)Tu, 30 August 2022, 10 – 11amZoom (please enter via student portal or OEP)**
Official Welcome Session for new MMM students hosted by the Dean's Office and the Student Council followed by a champagne reception (on campus event with live stream)Mo, 29 August 2022, 4.30 – 7 pm Presentation of the student council
Area Market hosted by the Student Council (online live, not recorded, presentation will be made available here afterwards)Su, 21 August 2022, 3.30 – 8 pm Zoom (more information on the student council's website)
Oboarding Session for our New MMM StudentsTu, 19 July 2022, 4.30 – 5.30 pm Zoom (slides & recording)
General Information for International StudentsMo, 18 July 2022, 1 pm Zoom (please register here)

*Please note: You must first log in to student portal and then click on the link provided here. You will then be redirected directly to the event. You will find the zoom link under “Dates&Rooms”.

**The link to the Zoom live stream is accessible via student portal as well as the Online Experience Platform (you do not need a Uni-ID for this). Please log in there and look for the respective session under “orientation events for your program”. The zoom link will be activated shortly before the session starts.

More events will be added here continuously.

Further offerings

  • Offerings of the Student Council

    The offerings of the Student Council (Fachschaft BWL) are not obligatory, but help to make first contacts and to arrive well at the University of Mannheim:

  • Workshops and Learning Coaches

    the fall semester 2022 has only just begun, exams seem far away, but you should check out these opportunities to learn new ways to study or talk to learning coaches. Participation is free for you, but please register for it.


    Please contact erstima, if you have any questions about the program.

  • Welcome Present

    We are pleased to offer you a special welcome present to celebrate the start of your studies at the Business School of the University of Mannheim: a Business School Hoodie.

    Until 25 November 2022, you still have the opportunity to pick up your hoodie at the Campus Shop during its opening hours.

    Currently, some sizes only have limited availability. If the size you need is no longer in stock, please send us an email to Also feel free to email us if you were enrolled after 15 September and are therefore not yet on the Campus Shop list, or if you have any other questions.

    We hope that your hoodie will be a faithful companion during your studies and the upcoming adventures. We are happy if you share some impressions about your experiences with us (@bsunimannheim). All the best for your studies!

Important things to know when starting your studies

  • Contacts and responsibilities

    Here you will find an overview of the most important contact persons for your questions.

  • University wide information

    On the university's central website for first-year students, you will find information and to-dos that are relevant for all study programs, such as a start-of-studies checklist, instructions for activating your student ID card, tips on financing, an overview of initiatives at the university, and much more.

  • Module Catalog

    The PDF module catalog or the web module catalog will help you to get an overview of the course offerings and the study contents so that you can choose which courses you would like to attend.

  • Course registration

    Here you can find a course registration guide that helps you to know how and when to register for the courses you want to take.

  • Map of the Campus

    The map of our campus will help you to easily find your way around campus and the university's facilities.

  • Examination regulations

    The examination regulations outline the coursework and examinations to be completed by students. This document also contains information on examination deadlines, circumstances in which an examination can be re-taken and more.

  • Exams

    All exam information will be available on the website of the Student Services at an appropriate time.


    ILIAS is the e-learning platform of the University of Mannheim. It gives you access to course documents such as lecture scripts, videos, and helpful literature. In addition, it serves as a platform to contact and connect with teachers and other students. As soon as you have your access data (Uni-ID), please join the group “Mannheim Master in Management (MMM)”. You will receive your access data after your successful enrollment.

  • Student Portal (Portal²)

    Via the campus management system called student portal or Portal² you can view the course catalog and compile your schedule online. The student portal is also where you register for exams, or check out your current grades. You will receive your access data (Uni-ID) after your successful enrollment.

Do you have any questions?

Program Manager

As study program manager, Julia Dreisbach is happy to answer all your questions about the MMM study program. If you have any questions regarding the organization of your studies or course selection, please feel free to send her an e-mail (julia.dreisbach!

Student Services

For questions regarding the enrollment and registration, please directly contact the Student Services. Your contact person is Julia Walther, who you can always reach by e-mail (master-bwl 

Study counselling

Nathalie Kottucz is part of the study counselling team and an MMM student herself. She will be happy to share her experiences with you and tell you more about her own course choice or about life on campus and in Mannheim.

BWL Student Council

The BWL student council represents your interests as a student, helps you with questions about your studies and organizes events such as the legendary BWL Schneckenhof parties. The student council is also there for you if you have questions about the MMM!