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Men in Senior Management Positions Show Particularly Strong Opposition to the Board Gender Quota

Who endorses the gender quota on supervisory boards, and who rejects it? In a recent study, a team of researchers from the Universities of Mannheim and Göttingen has looked more closely at this question.

Rebranding: University Computing Center Becomes University IT

The Computing Center will from now on present itself under its new name, University IT

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International Winter Academy at the University of Mannheim

In January 2020, about 100 young adults from all over the world will prepare for their studies in Germany at the International Winter Academy of the University of Mannheim by taking part in language courses and exploring German culture.

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Men are more likely than women to call their science “excellent”

Male scientists are more likely than female colleagues to use language framing their research findings as “excellent”, “novel” and “unique”. These are the findings of an analysis led by an international team of researchers at the University of Mannheim, the Harvard Medical School, and Yale ...

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New Studium Generale coming out in January

The program will be available online and as print version on campus from 7 January onwards.

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First Double Degree with Chinese University launched in Bachelor's Program of Business Administration

The double degree allows five students per year to study at the Guanghua School of Management at Beijing University for two years.

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Mannheim Student Defends World Title in Pair Artistic Cycling

Together with his partner Max Hanselmann, Serafin Schefold defended his World Championship title in the Elite Pair discipline in the Open Class at the Artistic Cycling World Championships in Basel.

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Turkish Professor of Philosophy finds Refuge at the University of Mannheim

The University of Mannheim has been granted funding from the Philipp Schwartz Initiative, which it is now using to provide refuge to a researcher from Turkey. The initiative awards a 24-month fellowship to protect researchers at risk and provide them with the opportunity to pursue their research in ...

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Citizen Talk on Construction Plans for Friedrichspark Area

On 6 December, numerous Mannheim citizens followed the invitation of the university, the city council and the Land to discuss the construction plans of the university for the Friedrichspark area at a citizen talk.

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Professor Weber Appointed as Senator of the National Academy of Science

Great honor for Professor Dr. Martin Weber: he was elected chairman and senator of the section “Economics and Empirical Social Research” of the Leopoldina, National Academy of Sciences, for a four-year term starting December 13.