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The University of Mannheim offers first-rate bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. Numerous university rankings confirm the high quality of the programs available. The University of Mannheim regularly achieves top positions in both national and international rankings for its programs in the fields of Business Administration, Economics, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Romance Studies, History, English and American Studies, German Studies, and Business Informatics.
According to the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Ranking by Subject, the University of Mannheim is once again the best German university in the economic and social sciences. In worldwide comparison, the University of Mannheim ranks 32th in social sciences subjects and 42th in business and economics subjects. Moreover, the University of Mannheim ranks 65th in psychology worldwide.
The University of Mannheim has, once again, been ranked highly in the latest university ranking of the Centre for Higher Education (CHE). Its programs in Psychology (2022) and Political Science (2021) received the most top scores nationwide. Also in Economics (2020) the University of Mannheim has received the most top scores, and with its programs in Business Administration and Law, the university is ranked one of the leading institutions. The degree programs at the School of Humanities have received top grades in the main category “organization of studies” and for its services for first-year students (2022).
In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, the University of Mannheim ranks number 115 worldwide in the Social Sciences and Management category – a great result. Among the German universities, the University of Mannheim was particularly successful in the areas of Accounting & Finance and Business & Management Studies, ranking first nationwide in each category. Further excellent results were achieved in Economics & Econometrics and Politics, where the University of Mannheim ranks number 2, and Sociology, where the University of Mannheim ranks number 3 in Germany.
In the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities, the Shanghai Ranking, the University of Mannheim ranked among the top three universities in Germany with six programs: Its programs in Political Science and Finance ranked first in Germany. In Business Administration the university shared a first place and in Economics it improved from a third place to shared second place. The programs in Sociology and Communications are considered the third best in Germany.