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About UMA

University of Mannheim (UMA) — public non-profit institution. It is located in Mannheim, Germany. UMA is one of the oldest higher education institutions in the country, as it was established in 1763.

According to QS International University Ranking, the institution is among the top-450 in the world. This is one of the best universities in the world. Judged by 13 aspects of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE), it conquered 187 place among top institutions.

UMA offers master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.

Location
Mannheim, Germany
Establishment year
1763
Students
7,641
International students
1,910
Female students
56%

Place in ratings

By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Accounting & Finance80
Social Sciences & Management122
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UMA tuition fees

The academic year at UMA is continuous. It means that students have no break between courses. However, for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Education at UMA is free for everyone. However, students must pay a semester fee — 1,000 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and scholarships.

Also, be prepared for additional expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Continuous

Study programs at UMA

Applied Sciences & Professions
Sociology
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Economics & Business Management
Management
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Social Sciences & Management
Political Science
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL PBT — 577, TOEFL iBT — 90
Sociology
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Applied Sciences & Professions
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Law
Comparative Business Law
Study degree
LLM
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Law
Exam scores
IELTS — 6.5, TOEFL iBT — 90
Other programs
Medicine
Psychology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Economics & Business Management
Economics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Management
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Marketing
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Operations Management
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Taxation
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Economics & Business Management
Computer Science & IT
Information Systems
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Study field
Computer Science & IT
Social Sciences & Management
Economics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
60 months
Exams
GPA
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
GPA — 2.5
Political Science
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Psychology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Medicine
Exam scores
TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Sociology
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Exams
TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Exam scores
TOEFL PBT — 600, TOEFL iBT — 100
Other
Accounting
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Finance
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
48 months
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at UMA

You cannot enter a German university after the 11th grade, because schooling there lasts longer than 11 years. First, you need to eliminate the academic difference. To do this, foreign students go through a preparatory year in special educational institutions — Studienkollegs.

Master's degree at UMA

It is impossible to enter UMA for a master's program without confirming knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score for admission is 6.5. TOEFL — 90 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
90
TOEFL PBT
577

Doctorate degree at UMA

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 100 points.

TOEFL iBT
100
TOEFL PBT
600

UMA campus

The university campus is located within Mannheim. There is a library on the grounds of the university. There are collected scientific works of graduates and teachers of the university, as well as fiction. The university provides students with many opportunities to play sports and maintain their own physical fitness. For this, the university has sports grounds and clubs.

Library
Yes
Sport Facilities
Yes
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What to do after graduation

It is possible to stay in Germany for an additional 18 months after graduation. To do this, you need to apply for a graduate visa, which allows you to work without providing an offer from an employer. Graduates of UMA find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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