Media Coverage

The University of Mannheim and the Mannheim Business School are covered in different media channels all around the world. Below you will find a selection of print and online articles, blog posts, radio and TV reports:

        May 4, 2016 - The Washington Post
        The E.U.’s financial rules should have stopped the euro crisis. Why didn’t they?
        "European Union member states, either bilaterally or jointly, have provided bailouts to five euro zone countries since 2010. Other authors here in the Monkey Cage have looked at the broad lessons from the euro crisis, but why was the E.U. system unable to prevent the crisis in the first place?"

        März 17, 2016 -  The Washington Post
        Why Republicans should love undocumented immigrants
        "What do the Republicans and the AfD have in common? For one, both are threatening to throw out undocumented immigrants. Prof. Nicole Baerg, political scientist at the University of Mannheim, now argues that actually following through with it might lose both parties a lot of votes."

        February 26, 2016 - Deutsche Welle
        Germans say nein to 'laughing stock' Donald Trump
        "The US won't have official presidential nominees until July, yet some Germans already know who they want to win. Or rather, who they definitely don't want to win. Kathleen Schuster reports from Cologne."

        February 16, 2016 -  The Hill
        Study: Twitter is poor at predicting election results
        "Twitter is “highly unlikely” to become an accurate source for measuring political support and predicting election results, according to a study released this week."

        February  7, 2016 -  Newsweek
        Twitter Can't Predict an Election: Study
        "In politics, it is said that all press is good press. But that does not necessarily apply to tweets, according to a study released this week."

        October 8, 2015 - The Guardian
        Where is the world's most stressful city?
        Research has shown that city-living has been linked to depression and anxiety – but what is it, exactly, that makes urban life so stressful?

        May 12, 2015 - The Japan Times
        Use of ‘prosocial language’ boosts politicians’ ratings: study
        When politicians talk in a friendly way, US public approval ratings rise.

        May 12, 2015 - The Guardian
        Honourable friends: politicians gain in polls when they speak nicely

        study on US elected representatives by researchers of several Canadian universities and the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research at the University of Mannheim

        May 6, 2015 - Ember Television (UK)
        How investors underestimate the role of random chance in fund returns
        Video interview with Prof. Martin Weber, Chair of Business Administration and Finance, esp. Banking

        April 22, 2015 - The Washington Post
        How disaster relief can increase corruption
        a guest post by political economist Elena Nikolova of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and political scientist Nikolay Marinov of the University of Mannheim

        April 8, 2015 - Business Day Life (South Africa)
        Three is a crowd, four is happiness
        Economists are rethinking the link between happiness and gross domestic product (GDP).

        February 24, 2015 - The Washington Post
        When Internet access becomes a weapon
        Anita Gohdes has published a new blog post on the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage Blog

        February 10, 2015 - The Wall Street Journal
        Rethink Your After-Work Routine to Make the Transition Home a Happy One
        Topic: Fatigue and Stress Fuel the Tendency to Ruminate; a Mental Break Helps Us Leave the Bad Mood Behind

        January 9, 2015 - The Wall Street Journal
        When the CEO is a big investor, should you buy too?
        Stefan Ruenzi, professor of international finance at the University of Mannheim, published a study on the connection between ownership and stock-market success.

        December 22, 2014 - The Washington Post
        Informal counterinsurgency from Iraq to Nigeria: Who pays the price?
        Sabine Carey, political scientist at the University of Mannheim, analyzes the role of militias in conflict zones.

        December 1, 2014 - Financial Times
        Hopes & Fears: Yongkang Ng
        Mannheim Business School Alumnus Yongkang Ng on his MBA experience

        November 9, 2014 - Reuters et al.
        Germany celebrates 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall
         Kai Arzheimer, political scientist at the University of Mannheim, analyzes the social aftermaths of the fall of the Berlin Wall

        November 2014 - DAAD (
        Mannheim and its university
        Portrait of Mannheim and its university (incl. an interview with former exchange student Sevilay Alhan)

        July 20, 2014 - Financial Times
        Germany warms to the MBA
        Mannheim Business School is one of two German business schools represented in the FT’s Global MBA ranking

        March 27, 2014 - The New Economy
        The rise of the smart city
        Mannheim is one of the top 20 Smart Cities 2014 - among the innovation drivers: the University of Mannheim

        March 21, 2014 - The New Economy
        The Manhattan of Germany: the innovative Mannheim city
        Mannheim and its university are centers of research and business innovation

        March 4, 2014 - The Atlantic
        Why People Born in Winter Might Live Longer
        An analysis of researchers from Irvine, Berkeley, and the University of Mannheim

        May 27, 2013 - The New York Times
        Europe Becomes New Destination For M.B.A.'s
        US student Leslie Koch on why she chose the University of Mannheim for her MBA

        March 8, 2013 -
        The Hot New Target for B-School Applicants: Germany
        German Business Schools are getting more ad more attractive

        February 22, 2013 -
        German economic power gives welcome boost to B-schools
        Interview with Prof. Dr. Jens Wüstemann, President of Mannheim Business School

        December 3, 2012 - Financial Times
        Out of the shadows
        MBA students of the Mannheim Business School and their career options