At a glance

Topic: Conversational Challenges: cross-linguistic and cross-cultural perspectives

Date: June 12, 2019 - July 6, 2019

Language of instruction: English

Target Group: Undergraduate Students

Maximum number of participants in each course: 25

ECTS: 6 ECTS per course (upon successful completion) + certificate

Registration fee:

  • 250€ for international students
  • 110€ registration for students enrolled at the University of Mannheim
  • Includes course fee, welcome- and farewell evening, welcome package and city tours (further details will be announced soon).


Additional costs:

  • Accommodation: up to 400€/month
  • Food: around 3,50€/meal at the University cafeteria ("Mensa")
  • public transport: around 50€ (if you buy a monthly ticket)
  • Optional leisure activities: Some of the activities will be subject to additional charges

Look out for accommodation options in walking distance to our campus to minimize commuting expenses. Please see our FAQ for further information about accommodation.

Please note that further costs are subject to your personal living standard and free-time activities. You can get an overview of living expenses in Germany at the Deutsches Studentenwerk.

If you would like to explore options for financial support, please refer to the website of the German Academic Exchange Service offering an extensive scholarship database.



Please check our course program for further information.




June 12 (or earlier)


June 12

Getting to know Mannheim and the University Campus

Welcome Reception (participation required)

June 13- July 5

The regular courses will take place from Monday to Friday between 8.30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.

June 15

Day Trip to the historic city of Heidelberg

June 25

Plenary Session

June 19

Hiking Tour: 'Hambacher Schloss'

July 5

Final Exams and Farewell Evening

July 6




Leisure activities

Please check our program of leisure activities or our facebook page for further information.

Mannheim is the ideal starting point to explore Germany and the rest of Europe!
Thanks to its central location and direct connection to Germany's extensive public transportation system, a variety of charming German towns and also its neighboring countries are easily within reach.