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Welcome and Orientation Week Autumn 2018

Our Welcome and Orientation Week will take place one week ahead ot the official start of the semester, i.e. August 27 - 31. The International Office and the School of Humanities will offer orientation sessions with important information for your semester abroad here in Mannheim.

Have a look at the website of the International Office to find out more about your Welcome Week. Further information coming up soon. 


Welcome Reception by the School of Humanities

There will be a mandatory info session for our new international exchange students on Thursday, August 30th from 11 a.m - 1 p.m.

We will meet in EO 145 (in the East Wing of the Palace, 1st floor):



Please make sure you attend this session to learn all about our academic system, exam and course structure, and resources on campus.


Campus Tours

To help you find your way around campus, we will offer guided tours in English or German. Dates and meeting points are as follows:

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12.15 p.m. (we will meet in front of the left statue in the inner yard of the palace) or:

Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 5.30 p.m. (central part of the palace)