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  • Blog

    German Christmas Markets

    Aside from Oktoberfest, the Christmas Markets are one of the best things about studying abroad in Germany! Most of them tend to start at the end of November (just before exams, not that that stopped any of us! ) and last throughout December, so you have about a month to...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Germany, 3 years ago
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    Module Reviews - Fall Semester

    Choosing modules is a massive part of university life, and can even influence your choice of destination for a year abroad. With that in mind, I thought it might be useful to share my own thoughts and experiences relating to the modules I studied at the University of...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog UNI-MANNHEIM, 3 years ago
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    Little German Towns

    This weekend, I went on a road trip with a few friends and came across a few lovely little German towns and villages that I hadn't heard of before, but absolutely loved. I thought I'd share them with you, along with some information and a few photos! Koblenz Koblenz is...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Germany, 3 years ago
  • Experience

    A day in Cologne

    This weekend, a couple of friends and I hired a car and went on a road trip. Cologne was amongst one of the places we visited, and probably my favourite of all of them. We weren't there for very long, but what we did see was incredible and I'd definitely recommend...

    1 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Cologne, 3 years ago
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    Schlossfest

    Mannheimer Schlossfest is an event held at the university at the start of September. It's a Music, Arts and Science festival, and is definitely worth checking out if you can (especially as it's free entry!).  During the day time there are various family-friendly events...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Visiting Bad Durkheim - Wurstmarkt

    Bad Durkheim is home to the biggest wine festival in the world for two weekends in September, and although perhaps not as famous as Oktoberfest, it's definitely worth going to! Getting there You can get to Bad Durkheim via train or tram. It's about a 45 minute journey...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Nightlife in Mannheim

    Here's some information and tips about going out in Mannheim! Student nights Every Monday evening from 8pm until late, VISUM runs an event called Stammtisch in the L3 cafe near uni. The cafe turns into a nice bar at night, with areas to sit outside and pretty cheap...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Shopping in Mannheim

    Some information and advice on where to shop in Mannheim. Food There aren't really any big supermarkets in the centre of Mannheim, but there are still a few good options for food shopping. Rewe is the nicest supermarket I've found. There's one near to the university at...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Visiting Rothenburg ob der Tauber

    Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a gorgeous, traditional German town. It's so picturesque and definitely the place you want to visit if you'd like to experience a picture-perfect, historical German place! It's quite far from Mannheim but you can get there by bus or train,...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Visiting Schwetzingen

    Schwetzingen is another definite in terms of places to visit while you're in Mannheim! It's got more than its fair share of restaurants and bars, and an amazing palace with huge gardens! Getting there Schwetzingen is a short train-ride away from Mannheim, and the...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Getting around in Mannheim

    A few tips for getting around in Mannheim. On foot The centre of Mannheim itself isn't actually too big, so it's possible to get around on foot quite easily within the quadrats! You just need to familiarise yourself with the grid system; it's a little odd at first but...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Do I need to be able to speak German?

    If you're considering studying in Mannheim for your year abroad, but can't speak a single word of German, this post will hopefully ease any worries you may have! Source First of all, most people in Mannheim have at least a basic understanding of English so you should...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Mannheim, 3 years ago
  • Experience

    The International Summer Academy

    Before properly starting my year abroad in Mannheim, I participated in the International Summer Academy run by the university. It's essentially an intensive German-language course for the whole month of August, but was also the best way to meet people and make friends...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences UNI-MANNHEIM , 3 years ago
  • Place

    Luisenpark

    Luisenpark is an absolutely gorgeous part of Mannheim, perfect for a day out or even just a sunny afternoon with friends. It has food and drink options, lots of activities, and gorgeous gardens. If you need a bit of a break from the industrial city centre, it's...

    by Rhian in What to do Mannheim, 3 years ago
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    Places to eat in Mannheim, Germany

    Source Here are a few of my favourite places to eat in Mannheim! OhJulia Cuisine: Italian Location: Q6, 6 Price: ££ OhJulia is a really lovely Italian restaurant at the Q6-Q7 shopping centre. It has outside seating, and a nice interior with a bar. It's perfect for...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Mannheim, 3 years ago
  • Experience

    Visiting Stuttgart - Cannstatter Volksfest

    Cannstatter Volksfest is Stuttgart's answer to Oktoberfest. If you can't afford the real deal (turns out transport to and accommodation in Munich gets pretty expensive during Oktoberfest), this is an incredible alternative. Getting there Trains run from Mannheim to...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Stuttgart, 3 years ago
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    Visiting Heidelberg

    Heidelberg is an absolute must-see for anyone studying in Mannheim. Less than a 20 minute train ride away (which is free for those of you with a semester ticket), it's a beautiful, traditional German town with a castle, shopping and lots of places to eat! The...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus experiences Heidelberg, 3 years ago
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    Top 10 Tips to find accommodation!

    Finding accommodation is a major part of preparing for your year abroad, and can end up having a huge impact on your overall experience. Having struggled a little to find accommodation in Mannheim, I thought it would be useful to share my experience and advice! Read on...

    0 by Rhian in Erasmus blog Mannheim, 3 years ago

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