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  • Locations: Mannheim, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Calendar Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
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Fact Sheet:
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Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Language of Instruction: English, German
Minimum GPA: 2.50 Field of Study: Business Administration, Economics, English, Finance, German, History, Humanities, Information Systems, International Security and Conflict Resolution, International Studies, Management, Marketing, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology
Housing Options: Apartment or Flat, Residence Hall Program Type: SDSU Exchange
Program Description:
University Profile
The University of Mannheim emerged from the state college of economics which was originally the college of commerce. In 1967, following the addition of broader subjects the college was extended into a university.  The University of Mannheim has an impressive profile to offer its students and visitors. At the heart of the university are the faculties of Business and Social Sciences. In these two fields, the University of Mannheim ranks among the best universities in Germany.

Academic Notes
Subjects are divided between the four faculties: Business, Social Sciences and Humanities

Language Notes
Classes are offered in German and English.  Applicants must have completed the Intermediate level of German (or equivalent) in order to enroll in subjects taught in German.

Program Dates
Students are encouraged to go to Mannheim during the spring or full academic year due to housing availability, but fall semester is still an option.

Semester 1: Early September to Late December
Semester 2: Early February to Late May

Hints for Researching Program and Available Courses
See the Mannheim International Office webpage for a course catalog of classes available to exchange students taught in English and German.

Housing and Meals
The International Office provides a limited number of dorm rooms for exchange students and offers support in finding private rooms. The International Office only intermediates the housing process. The offical landlord is "Studentenwerk Mannheim". Significant off-campus housing is available also. More details can be found on the Mannheim International Office Accommodations webpage.

Insurance Requirement
All SDSU students will be automatically enrolled in the appropriate international health insurance for their study abroad term. The insurance charge will appear on your student account services billing shortly before departure. Students will receive more detailed instructions regarding insurance before departure.

Visa
For more information about entry/exit requirements for your host country, visit the U.S. Department of State website.


Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

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