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Joining the Program

The Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management is a part-time degree program. The admission requirements are a first academic degree such as a bachelor’s degree, work experience, very good English skills (level B2) as well as your employer’s commitment in writing to support your participation in the course.

We invite you to contact us now or attend one of our Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management information events.

We are offering rolling admissions.

Please get in touch with Olga Titze to secure a selection interview slot. Applications should be submitted 1-2 days before the interview.


Admission Process

  • What is important to know before applying for this MIM?

    It is highly recommended to get in touch with the Admissions Manager to discuss your eligibility and profile for the MIM program.

  • How is the application and admission process structured?

    Please submit your application bundle as complete as possible via the following email address: The application must be submitted in a merged pdf file. There is one exception though: Please send us your photo as a jpg file or in a similar format as a separate file.

    After receiving your application, we will review it. We will give you feedback on your application as soon as possible.

    In case your application convinces us, we will invite you to a selection interview.

    Once you have confirmed our impression of you in the selection interview, you will receive the contract and be admitted to the program

Tuition Fees

The regular tuition fee is €32,000, we offer the Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management in its first year at the introductory price of €22,500.

Our participants have full access to the Mannheim Business School IT infrastructure (including Wi-Fi and the intranet), the library (including databases) and the sports facilities of the University of Mannheim, free of charge.

Travel expenses and accommodation are not included.

The application fee of €99 is not refundable.

An initial payment of €3,000 shall become due within 14 days of signing the contract.

You can find a detailed payment information in the payment info sheet in our download section below.

Checklist for a Complete Application

  • Complete application form
  • Current CV (up to the date of application)
  • Digital passport / application photo (print resolution)
  • English language certificate (TOEFL or equivalent test)
  • High school diploma (certified copy)
  • University degree certificate, such as a bachelor’s degree certificate (certified copy)
  • Written confirmation of work experience
  • Company support form (original)
  • Application video with a maximum duration of 4 minutes (sent with WeTransfer)
  • Receipt of transfer of application fee (not refundable)
  • APS for applicants from China and Vietnam

Details on Specific Documents and Items

You will find the application form and company support form in the download section below.

English language certificate:

The following are considered sufficient proof of proficiency:

  • successful completion of a degree program of at least two years’ duration of which at least half the course and the examination were in English; or
  • a university entrance qualification obtained in an English educational system; or
  • accredited training as an interpreter, multilingual assistant, multilingual secretary, commercial assistant specializing in foreign languages, or a European secretary with English as the target language; or  if no appropriate degree program has been completed and no appropriate university entrance qualification has been obtained, submission of the results of one of the following tests will be considered sufficient proof of proficiency:
  1. Test of English as a Foreign Language Internet-based Test (TOEFL iBT) with a minimum score of 85;
  2. Test of English as a Foreign Language Institutional Testing Program (TOEFL ITP) with a minimum score of 545;
  3. International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic or General training with a minimum band score of 6.5;
  4. Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) with a minimum score of 845;
  5. First Certificate in English (FCE) minimum grade C; one of the following Cambridge English qualifications will also be recognized: C1 Advanced (CAE), C2 Proficiency (CPE), B2 Business Vantage (BEC Vantage) with a minimum grade C, or C1 Business Higher (BEC Higher);
  6. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) English Language Skills Assessment (ELSA) with a minimum score of 315;
  7. The European Language Certificates (telc) English B2·C1 University with a minimum level B2;
  8. UNIcert® II (European level B2); or
  9. Pearson Test of English (PTE) General with a minimum level 3 or PTE Academic with a minimum score of 55.

Application video:

Please give us a brief introduction about yourself including details not available in the CV and a description of current work activities. Furthermore, please answer each of the two following questions for up to 2 minutes. The video should be transmitted via WeTransfer and have an overall maximum duration of about 4 minutes.


  1. How will environmental as well as social business impacts affect management decision making in the future in your opinion?
  2. Why is the MIM the right master program for you?

Contact Person

Olga Titze
Admissions Manager Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management
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We invite you to gain a personal impression of Mannheim Business School by a personal orientation consultation. We kindly ask you to check the information available on the webpage before getting in touch with us.

If you are interested please register, we will contact you.

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  • Brochure Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management
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  • Sample Schedule Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management
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  • Payment Information Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management
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  • Company Support Form Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management
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  • Application Form Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management
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