Overview

University of Mannheim

City: Mannheim
Language of instruction: English, German
  • One of the few Business schools across the globe to have received "Triple Crown" accreditation from the three largest and most influential accreditation associations
  • Mannheim is a typical student town filled with affordable restaurants and greenspace 
  • Ranked #1 in Gernamy for multicultural student environment
  • Nearby attractions include the city of Frankfurt and Heidelberg Castle, both easily accessible by train

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Partner university's areas of study

Commerce (UBCV)

Notes on Language of Instruction

  • Wide range of courses offered in English at the undergraduate and graduate levels

ELIGIBILITY AND TIMING

Terms offered

Term 1Term 2Full year Term 1 + 2 (UBC Term 1 start)

Who can go?

  • Undergraduate and Master’s students at the Sauder School of Business

Term dates

  • UBC Term 1: Mannheim Fall Semester: Late August to Late December

  • UBC Term 2: Mannheim Spring Semester: Early February to mid-June

Summer program

Not Applicable

Courses + Transfer Credits

Credits

Course equivalency formula

  • 2 ECTS = 1 UBC credit

Passing grade

4

Grading scheme

  • Excellent: 1-1.5
  • Very Good: 1.6-2
  • Good: 2.1-2.5
  • Satisfactory: 2.6-3.5
  • Sufficient: 3.6-4
  • Non-sufficient/fail: 4.1-5

Credit transfer process

The transfer credit process takes approximately 16 weeks following each submission deadline. You should allow sufficient time to meet important deadlines that may affect you (e.g. application for graduation, registration in courses that require prerequisites that you took on exchange, entry to a major/honours program, etc.)

For more information about Go Global transfer credit

Course Information

* Students who have special requirements or require academic accommodation should contact a Go Global advisor regarding their needs at least six weeks prior to the application deadline.

Type of Go Global Experiences

Exchange (pay UBC tuition)

Course information and restrictions

  • Students must take at least 50% of their credits at the Business School. Other courses can be taken from any number of the other schools at Mannheim

Mannheim Course Listing

Transfer credits and equivalent courses at this university

Check out the courses that students have successfully transferred back in the last 3 years. If you don't see a course you need listed, it simply means you need to submit the course to be evaluated through the Transfer Credit Portal while on exchange.

* Areas of study at partner universities are subject to change. This list is to be used as a general guideline and is not exhaustive; research the partners' websites for additional course information.

UBC Vancouver

Arts
UBC course: ECON 485
Title: Public Choice Theory
Partner course code: ECON
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-21
UBC course: GERM 2nd
Title: International Summer Academy
Partner course code: ISA 14
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2018-12-07
UBC course: GERM 3rd
Title: General Language Course B2.1
Partner course code: GERM 2211
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2019-02-17
UBC course: GERM 3rd
Title: Oral Communication B2.1
Partner course code: GERM 2214
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2019-02-17
UBC course: GERM 3rd
Title: German B2.2 General Language Course
Partner course code: GERM 2221
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2019-02-17
UBC course: GERM 3rd
Title: German Oral Communication B2.2
Partner course code: GERM 2224
Language of instruction: German
Evaluated date: 2019-02-17
UBC course: POLI 327
Title: VL Selected Topics of International Relations I: European Integration and the European Union
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Peace and violent conflict
Partner course code: Poli
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-12-11
UBC course: POLI 3rd
Title: Settler States and Indigenous Presence
Partner course code: IDV 402
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-06-12
Commerce
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: International Accounting
Partner course code: ACC 351
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-02
UBC course: COMM 3rd
Title: Price and Product Management
Partner course code: MKT 510
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-11-02
UBC course: COMM 459
Title: Financial Statement Analysis & Equity Valuation
Partner course code: ACC 532
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-02-19
UBC course: COMM 491
Title: Strategic Management
Partner course code: MAN 301
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2018-10-01
UBC course: ECON 3rd
Title: Experimental Economics
Partner course code:
Language of instruction: English
Evaluated date: 2019-04-15
Tuition, Fees and Awards

Scholarships + awards

The Go Global award $1000

All students accepted to Go Global for Exchange, Research Abroad, or Study Abroad programs are automatically considered for this award. If you meet the eligibility criteria, you'll be notified of your award after you're accepted to Go Global and after you get nominated to apply to the partner university.

Additional awards

Students who are eligible for awards may receive one UBC or UBC-affiliated international learning award. If you're eligible, you are always offered the highest-value award. Unless stated otherwise, you need to meet eligibility criteria set out by the University Senate regarding awards.

Check out international learning awards and eligibility.

Information for US students

If you are a student from the United States, please check the US Department of Education Lookup Tool to ensure that any partner institution you wish to attend on Exchange is Title IV ‘eligible’ for Federal Student Aid for the year in which you intend to study there. For institutions outside of the US, select “Foreign Country” from the “State” dropdown menu.

If you attend an eligible institution, then you may receive Title IV federal student loans while on Exchange.

If you attend an ineligible institution:

  • You will not be eligible for US federal student loans,
  • You may invalidate any US student aid you have previously received for your studies at UBC,
  • You may be required to immediately begin repaying your US student loans, and
  • You may not be eligible for any future US student aid for the remainder of your studies at UBC.
Housing

Types of accommodation available

Off-campusOn-campus

Housing notes

  • Students can apply for student residences or look for a room on the private market
  • University of Mannheim offers a very limited number of places in off-campus student residences
  • After being accepted by the University of Mannheim, the student will receive the link and personal password for the online portal myUniMA, along with detailed information about the residences

Mannheim Accommodation Information

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