Photo credit: Staatliche Schlösser und Gärten Baden-Württemberg

News

Photo credit: Adobe Stock/rcfotostock
Coronavirus: Current Measures and Recommendations

In light of the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the University of Mannheim informs both employees and students about current measures and recommendations.

Photo credit: uc graphic
Construction Work in the Ehrenhof Ost

Due to the construction work in the Ehrenhof Ost, the passageway between Ehrenhof and Stiler Hof has been closed since the beginning of February 2020. The detour goes via Bismarckstraße and Otto-Selz-Straße. The renovation of Ehrenhof Ost is expected to be completed by mid-July 2022. Click here for ...

Photo credit: Foto Keus
Dr. Monika Undorf Receives “Rising Star” Award

Mannheim psychologist recognized for her scientific contribution on the topic of metamemory

Photo credit: Cloud Imperium Games
The Recipe for Success Behind a 260 Million Dollar Crowdfunding Project

More than 260 million US Dollars have already been raised by 2.5 million fans for “Star Citizen”, an online game that has not even been released yet – a world record. Together with colleagues from the universities of Augsburg and Düsseldorf, who are both Mannheim alumni, the Mannheim researchers Dr. ...

Photo credit: EZB
Mannheim Graduate Isabel Schnabel Appointed to the Executive Board of the ECB

Isabel Schnabel, Professor of Financial Economics, has been appointed to the Executive Board of the European Central Bank to succeed Sabine Lautenschläger. The banking and financial markets expert studied at the University of Mannheim where she also obtained her doctorate.

Photo credit: Selina Supper
Improved Language Proficiency in Fifth and Sixth Graders

In cooperation with several Mannheim grammar schools, the University of Mannheim is performing language tests (Sprachstandstests) to assess the language proficiency of fifth and sixth graders in terms of heterogeneity. Measures to support the pupils, which have been developed on the basis of the ...

Photo credit: Anna Logue
Revised Selection Process for Psychology Programs

The universities of Mannheim, Heidelberg, Tübingen and Ulm are implementing a revised selection process for the bachelor's program in psychology as of the fall semester 2020/2021. Apart from the final Abitur grade, an aptitude test can increase prospective students’ chances to receive a study place. ...

Photo credit: Volker Beinhorn
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

Photo credit: William Paja
Alumna of the University of Mannheim Receives the Oldest Scholarship in the World

Carolin Kröger, who holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Mannheim, has been awarded the Rhodes Scholarship to pursue a postgraduate degree at the University of Oxford. The scholarship has been awarded since 1903 and is one of the world’s most renowned scholarship programs.