At a glance

Topic: Crossing Borders in a Changing World

Date: July 21, 2018 - August 11, 2018

Language of instruction: English

Maximum number of participants in each course: 25

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

Registration fee:

  • 110€ registration fee plus 70€ per course for international students (attend one course: 180€ total, attend two courses: 250€ total).
  • Includes course fee, welcome- and farewell evening, welcome package and city tours (further details will be announced soon.
  • Students from the University of Mannheim only pay the registration fee of 110€.


Additional costs:

  • Accommodation: up to 400€/month
  • Food: around 3€/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.




July 20 (or earlier)


July 21

Getting to know Mannheim and the University Campus

Welcome Reception (participation is mandatory)

July 23- August 10

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

July 25

Plenary Session

July 28

Day Trip to the historic city of Heidelberg

August 4

Excursion II (further details will follow soon)

August 10

Final Exams and Farewell Evening

August 11




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.