Exchange Programs
  • Non Degree for all Global Partners:
    One Semester studies only
  • Double Degree program for students from:
    • MX, TEC de Monterrey
    • CN, CDHAW Tongji
    • MY, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
      Two Semesters: One for studies and one for internship and/or thesis

All students in Germany must have health insurance. In order to be enrolled, the university must receive an electronic notification from a statutory health insurance company that you have health insurance.

Students from outside the EU/EEA:

If you don't have insurance:
You have the option to apply for health coverage with any statutory health insurance provider, such as TK, Barmer, AOK, and others (refer to potential contacts below). Once enrolled, the insurer will electronically notify us of your coverage. Exercise caution with offers from private health insurance firms like Mawista! For students, statutory health insurance coverage typically begins at the onset of the official semester (March 1st for summer semester and September 1st for winter semester). Hence, it's advisable to secure additional health insurance (e.g., travel insurance) if you arrive in Germany before these dates.

The standard contribution for students remains consistent across all statutory health insurance companies, currently averaging around 120 Euros per month.

If you're already insured:
You must have your existing coverage evaluated by a statutory health insurance provider in Germany to ensure adequacy. Recommended contacts include TK ( or AOK ( Policies must not impose price caps on treatments and should feature a deductible of no more than

Students from EU and EEA :
To ensure your enrollment, just provide a German health insurance company with a copy of your EHIC and your current address. Ask them to send electronic notification to Mannheim University of Applied Sciences. You can reach out to contacts like TK ( or AOK ( €50 per treatment. Travel health insurance policies will not suffice. In the event of insurance rejection, acquiring statutory health insurance within Germany becomes necessary.

Language Support
  • German language courses: Mastering the German language is crucial for your everyday life and interactions in Mannheim. We offer free 2-3 week intensive courses at the University Language Centre before the start of lectures. To ensure that you're placed in the right course, please arrange a placement test with Ms. Heimerl. Early registration with Katrin Heimerl ( is advised.

    Throughout the semester, you're welcome to attend ongoing language courses at no additional cost.

    Further language courses are available at
  • University of Mannheim  and
  • University of Heidelberg
Start of semester

Winter semester:
Semester dates: September - February
Welcome Days: In the week before classes start
Classes begin: End September (exact dates can be found here.)

Summer semester:
Semester dates: March – August
Welcome Days: In the week before classes start
Classes begin: Mid March (exact dates can be found here.)

Study programs

Bachelor Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Lectures in German
Bachelor Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen International Lectures in English and German​​​​​​​
Master Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen Lectures in German


Semester contribution

Once you receive your student ID number (Matrikelnummer) from the Admissions Office, you can pay your outstanding fees to complete your enrollment. For exchange and double-degree students, only the student union fee (currently €120.30) needs to be transferred.

Make sure to use the following payment details:

  • Account holder: Landesoberkasse Baden-Württemberg
  • IBAN: DE02600501017495530102
  • Reference Number: 8271990007283, YOUR STUDENT ID NUMBER (Matrikelnummer), and NAME

Your payment won't be processed without your ID number, so ensure it's included. Non-European students should consider any transfer fees from outside the EU when sending the payment.

Before you arrive

Here you can find all the information you need before arriving in Mannheim. From visa and housing to health insurance.

Studying in Mannheim

Our colleagues in the International Office of Mannheim University of Applied Sciences can tell you more about what it means to study in Mannheim.

Directions and Campus Map

Our address:
Hochschule Mannheim
Paul-Wittsack-Straße 10 
68163 Mannheim  

International Office:
Building J
Room: 214, 223, 224, 225

International Representative of the Faculty for Engineering & Management:
Building L
Room: 156 and 355

Download Campus Map

Directions from Mannheim Main Station:

You can reach Mannheim University of Applied Sciences by tram no. 1 and buses no. 710 and 63. The stop is "Hochschule".

Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (rnv)


By car you can reach us via the A6:

  • Exit Mannheim Mitte
  • At the Planetarium, follow the sign to the left towards Mannheim University of Applied Sciences
  • At the Neckauer crossing, cross the yellow bridge and you will find the university directly on the right side at the beginning of Neckauer Straße
  • Parking is available in Speyrer Straße and in the university's parking lot at the intersection of John-Deere-Straße and Paul-Wittsack-Straße


An environmentally friendly alternative is the bicycle. Bicycle travel can be optimally planned via Green Mobility.