Mannheim Business School Summer School

The Mannheim Business School Summer School allows students to study at a top-ranked business school in Germany and enjoy high-class education in one of Europe's largest baroque palaces.  The Business School of the University of Mannheim is one of the most renowned business schools in Europe. We consistently hold top positions in national rankings and are one of only few German institutions to hold all three major international accreditations (AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA).

Meet people from all over the world and increase your professional network through discussions with experienced practitioners when visiting high-calibre companies. Enrich your global perspective and become acquainted with the region's vibrant culture and rich history while enjoying your life at a great place to live and work in just a few weeks.

Fields of study

  • Artificial Intelligence in Business
  • Designing Data-Driven Business Models
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation - Crowd funding

 More information regarding specific courses available can be found on the host university website

Credit equivalent 

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Students must complete at least two modules to receive 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 6 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experience team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host university webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Mannheim entry requirements.

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad, meaning you pay tuition directly to the host. Tuition only will be approximately $1,500 - $4,100 AUD depending on the number of modules undertaken. Accommodation and additional application fees may apply.

Detailed information regarding fees and inclusions can be found on the host university website


Accommodation is not included in the program fee. Participants are required to organize and book their own accommodation. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the host university website


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 


You may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student.

Course list

Please click the relevant course link to find more detailed information regarding tuition fees and entry requirements. 

UQ students can choose minimum of 2 modules. 5 days per module, 25 contact hours per module:

Module 1: Entrepreneurship and Innovation-Crowdfunding 

  • Start Date: 24 June 2024
  • End Date: 28 June 2024
  • Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
  • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (UG must be advanced)

Module 2: Artificial Intelligence in Business 

  • Start Date: 1 July 2024
  • End Date: 5 July 2024
  • Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
  • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (UG must be advanced)

Module 3: Designing Data-Driven Business Models 

  • Start Date: 8 July 2024
  • End Date: 12 July 2024
  • Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
  • Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate (UG must be advanced)


Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14 April 2024
Host: 30 April 2024

Program Dates

3 modules are being supported

See the 'Courses' tab for course-specific program dates.

Fast Facts

Type: Study
Mode: Study Abroad​
Location: Mannheim, Germany (In-person)
Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
Cohort: Postgraduate, Advanced Undergraduates


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.