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  • Locations: Mannheim, Germany
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: UNC Charlotte applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2021 10/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of approval into this program and be able to complete pre-departure materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: Exchange Programs, Internship, Statewide Exchange Click here for a definition of this term Term of Travel: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Business, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Economics, German, History, Humanities, Humanities, Technology, and Science, International Studies, Mathematics, Mathematics for Business, Media Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Min. Cumulative GPA: 2.75
Click here for a definition of this term Student Level Eligibility: 5th Year, Junior, Senior, Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Restricted to Certain Majors/Minors?:
Open to Non-UNC Charlotte Students?: No Language of Instruction: English, German
Prior Language Study Required: None Click here for a definition of this term Exchange Option: Graduate exchanges, Undergraduate exchanges
Click here for a definition of this term Statewide Exchange Managed By: UNC Greensboro Click here for a definition of this term Status at time of application: Full-time
Program Description:

Academic Reputation

The Business School of the University of Mannheim is one of the largest and most renowned business facilities in Europe. However, students can study more than just Business. Referred to as the “Harvard of Germany”, the University of Mannheim is known as one of the world most prestigious places of study. The Mannheim Palace is your everyday background as the school is located in the palace of Karl Phillips III. The open grounds and German architecture adds to the prestige of the University.  Attracting people from all over the world, the University of Mannheim is a place to grow academically and internationally, making your exchange program one that will never leave you. 
 

Facts & Figures

Founded in 1907
12,000 Students
800 Academic Staff
550 Administrative Staff
Private University

Location

City: Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg
Country: Germany
Population: 300,000
For leisure, Mannheim is well known for shopping and sports. The famous "Planken" is located here, a pedestrian area full of cafes and shops. The Marktplatz of the city has a picturesque market three times a week. There are many types of popular sports such as tennis, squash, hiking, and bicycle tours. Thanks to numerous solariums, there are indoor pool areas, even in the winter! The Ice Centre Herzogenried is an ice sports center that may also be an area of interest.
Mannheim is a modern city located in a beautiful region in the northwestern corner of the state of Baden-Württemberg. It is only 35 minutes away from Frankfurt International airport and is a perfect starting point to explore Germany and the rest of Europe.

Academics

Courses are available in both English and German. More information can be found here

Internship

UNC students studying in Baden-Wuerttemberg for at least one semester have internship opportunities available in addition to their study abroad experience. This opportunity is offered through any of the nine research universities in Baden-Wuerttemberg to students in fields of study in: Business, Engineering, MIS, Technology, and other STEM subjects. Several time line options are offered:

Full-Time:
Studying abroad in BW for one semester (autumn/winter semester), followed by an internship in a company or a research internship at one of the 9 BW research universities.
Students who participate in this internship experience have the opportunity to receive payment, through either a scholarship from the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung or a paid internship at a company.

Part-Time:
Studying abroad in BW for one semester (autumn/winter semester) and completing the research internship at one of the 9 BW research universities during the same semester with hours ranging from 10 to 15 per week. Payment: A scholarship by the Baden-Wuerttemberg Stiftung: amount variable (depending on working hours and length of the internship).

Depending on placement, German skills may be highly recommended. Students interested in the internship opportunity should speak with their study abroad advisor.

FAQs

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Contact

This exchange is administered through the International Programs Center at UNC Greensboro. Visit the BW/NC Website more information on this program and other Statewide Exchange programs or email: bw_nc@uncg.edu

Interested students will need to submit an application with UNC Charlotte's Office of Education Abroad before applying through UNC Greensboro.