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Fees and Scholarships

Fees

A semester fee (currently €156.70) is payable each semester (more information here).

Tuition fees for international students:

From the fall semester 2017 onwards, the Land of Baden-Württemberg will charge international students, who come to Germany specifically to study, €1,500 per semester for tuition.

This does not apply to students from the EU or the EEA, refugees, or international students who obtained their Abitur or equivalent in Germany. Furthermore, students with strong ties to Germany are also exempt from paying the fee.

Please note: students who enrolled at the University of Mannheim prior to the fall semester 2017 do not have to pay tuition fees.

Scholarships

Please find detailed information on how to finance your education as well as a comprehensive list of available scholarships on the International Office’s website.

    Subject-specific scholarships for the Master in Economics

  • DAAD/OSI-Program

    Description:

    For a detailed description of the program, please visit the DAAD’s website.

    Eligibility:

    The scholarship is for graduate students from non-EU Balkan states and certain Transcaucasian and Central Asian countries of the former Soviet Union.

    Application:

    Please visit the DAAD’s website for detailed information on how and when to apply. You must apply for the scholarship before applying for a program at the University of Mannheim. Please note that the application and selection procedures for this scholarship are not linked to the application and selection processes at the University of Mannheim. If you applied for a scholarship, and your application was successful, you still have to apply for the master's program during the annual application period (March 15 – April 30).

  • UniCredit & Universities Master­scholarship - 8th edition

    Description:

    The UniCredit & Universities Knight of Labor Ugo Foscolo Foundation offers one student of the master’s program in Economics at the University of Mannheim a two-year scholarship. The recipient of the scholarship receives €9,600 per academic year (in 3 instalments).

    Eligibility:

    Nationals of the following 14 countries are eligible for the scholarship: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey.

    Application:

    A separate application for the scholarship is not necessary. On the basis of merit, and in accordance with the selection procedure for the master’s program in Economics at the University of Mannheim, the Department of Economics will nominate a shortlist of three potential recipients from all eligible applicants to the master's program. These nominees will be contacted and asked for consent to forward their data to the UniCredit & Universities Knight of Labor Ugo Foscolo Foundation. The foundation will then choose a scholarship recipient from the shortlist.

  • Teaching and research assistantships

    Description:

    Students in the second semester of the master's program or later can apply for a teaching or research assistantship. Teaching assistant positions involve four hours of teaching in undergraduate tutorials per week, and pay approx. €400 per month. Research assistant positions vary in terms of working hours and remuneration.

    Eligibility:

    All students of the master’s program in Economics can apply from the second semester onwards.

    Application:

    Information on available positions and application procedures is sent out by e-mail to all master's students by the program manager.

  • Deutschland Scholarship

    Description:

    For a detailed description of the scholarship, please visit the website.

    Eligibility:

    The University of Mannheim awards Deutschland Scholarships to students who are already enrolled at the university and are within the standard period of study, and to those about to begin a bachelor’s, master’s or state examination program. Scholarships are awarded based on performance at school and university. The university also looks for extracurricular activity such as social engagement and sports achievements. Personal circumstances that can complicate acceptance onto a degree program and student success, such as a migrant or non-academic background, are also taken into account.

    Application:

    If you are already enrolled at the University of Mannheim, you can apply for the scholarship using the student portal. If you are not yet enrolled, you can apply using the scholarship application portal once you have applied for a degree program.

Scholarships for periods of study abroad

If you would like to participate in an exchange program during your studies, and want to apply for a scholarship to support you while abroad, please visit the Exchange Opportunities section of the website.