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Master of Science Economics

From program, tuition and financial aid resources to what you can expect from campus life, our website for "Prospective Students (M.Sc.)" points you to information about essential elements of the graduate experience at the University of Mannheim.

Important dates

  • Fall 2019 lecture period: September 2 - December 6 (public holidays: October 3 and November 1) | first /second examination period: December 7 - 20 /February 1 - 8
  • Information Session with the Federal Employment Agency: Gain insight into the basics of German residence and working permits for international students and graduates and get an overview of German application formalities. The session takes place on September 25. More information can be found on the website of the STEP by STEP project.
  • Exchange programs Overseas North: information session on September 18, 12:00 in L9, 1-2, 001. You can find an overview of the exchange programs on our website for outgoing students.

Information for freshman students

We want you to have a smooth start and make the most of your time at the University of Mannheim. From enrollment and residence permit to course schedule and examination regulations - on our website for "Freshmen Students" you can find helpful information about your first semester.

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Course catalog

From behavioral economics to international trade. Choose from a broad range of courses that are relevant in a professional and academic environment.

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Exchange opportunities

Thinking about going abroad? More information on our exchange programs and related topics can be found in the International section of the website.

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Program in detail

Analyst, consultant, researcher - you can tailor the program according to your interests and career goals.

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University library and other facilities

We strive to provide the best possible learning environment for you. In addition to the modern workplaces in the libraries the University offers a number of services and facilities that will help get the most out of your studies.

Program regulations

We know that getting started in a new study program can be very challenging. In our "Study guide" section we have summarized the most important regulations of our M.Sc. Economics.

Frequently asked questions

You want further information? In our "FAQ"section you can find a selection of the most frequently asked questions about the program, the university, and life in Mannheim. In case you're looking for more detailed information, please do not hesitate to contact the program manager.

Contact Information

Sebastian Herdtweck

Sebastian Herdtweck

Program Manager and Exchange Coordinator
University of Mannheim
Department of Economics (GESS)
B 6, 30-32 – Room 250
68159 Mannheim
Phone: +49 621 181-1763
Fax: +49 621 181-2042
E-mail: econgrad(at)