We are pleased to welcome you as an international student in Mannheim, and hope you’ll have an enjoyable stay and successful studies.

The main aspects of the work of Studierendenwerk Mannheim are, in student housing (18 halls of residence with some 3,000 places in rooms and flats), in catering and dining (13 canteens and cafeterias) and in Funding - BAföG - (approx. 10 million Euro in funding per year). The Studierendenwerk also runs a general social counselling service, a large nursery and other social institutions.

As a public institution we provide our services to support all students at

  • University of Mannheim (Universität Mannheim)
  • Mannheim University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Mannheim)
  • Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mannheim (Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Mannheim)
  • University of Popular Music and Music Business (Popakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg)
  • Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts  (Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim)

and help to make the start in Mannheim an easy one.

Welcome Presentation (PDF)



Coordination Services
International Students

Janine Kohler
Phone: +49 621 49072-713
Fax: +49 0621 49072-899


Visitors address:

Bismarckstraße 10  
Mensa am Schloss Ι Entrance A
68161 Mannheim

Input for your navigation:
"Parkhaus Bismarckstraße" or "Parkhaus Mensa"


Mailing address:

Studierendenwerk Mannheim
Postfach 10 30 37
68030 Mannheim


Opening hours:

Mo - Thu    10:00 a.m. – 03:30 p.m.
Fr               10:00 a.m. – 02:30 p.m.