About Us

There is more to successfully completing your studies at one of the higher education institutions in Mannheim than excellent teaching and research. The “everything else” has to be taken care of as well.

And here comes the Studierendenwerk in play. Much of the social infrastructure for students in Mannheim is developed and operated by the Studierendenwerk.  We take care of such things like BAföG, gastronomy in the Cafeterias and Cafes, organization and allocation of living accommodations in our Student Residence Halls, operation of a Child Care Facility for children and students, the Social and Psychological Counseling Services as well as the management of the Semestertickets.

The Studierendenwerk Mannheim is under the legal status of a public-law institution. About 25,000 Students at

Can utilize the services of the Studierendenwerk Our goal is to make the living experience in Mannheim as attractive as possible.

As a service provider with a social obligation, we work under the principles of self-management and a non-profit organization.  Our main source of funding is primarily determined by own earnings; it is complemented by grants from the state of Baden-Württemberg and the student service fee. (Studierendenwerk Fee).