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Application for Master’s Programs - Spring Semester 2020

Application period: 1st October to 15th November 2019

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10th Anniversary of the Sports Scholarship at the University of Mannheim

In 2009, the Greinert Family established the Mannheim Sports Scholarship. Today, 60 top-level athletes studying at the University of Mannheim are able to pursue both their sports career and their studies thanks to the scholarship now called “Spitzensport-Stipendium Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar”.

Curt-Sandig-Haus Receives a New Name

The Bumiller Raab Foundation is renaming its student residence hall. From the fall semester on, the student residence hall Curt-Sandig-Haus will be called Bumiller-Raab-Haus. The foundation decided to rename the residence hall upon considering the results of a final thesis on the life of Curt Sandig ...

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Connected and Autonomous Vehicles: Are they Accepted by the Public?

Consumer psychologists of the University of Mannheim are working at “PAsCAL”, a new cooperative EU project EU studying driver behavior and public acceptance of connected and autonomous vehicles. The University of Mannheim is the only German institution among the thirteen partner institutions.

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Three New Distinguished Retired Researchers at the University of Mannheim

Starting this fall, Prof. Dr. Ursula Wolf, Prof. Dr. Rosemarie Tracy and Prof. Dr. Jochen Taupitz will continue their research and teaching activities at the University of Mannheim as distinguished retired researchers.

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Shanghai Ranking Confirms Outstanding Quality of Mannheim's Economic and Social Sciences

The University of Mannheim has been ranked the best German university in Political Sciences and Business Administration and the second best in Finance and Communication.

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AfD Isolated in State Parliaments

A study conducted by Dr. Christian Stecker (University of Mannheim, MZES), Prof. Andreas Blätte (University of Duisburg-Essen), Prof. Dr. Jochen Müller (University of Greifswald) and Marcel Lewandowsky (University of Florida) shows that no other political party is as isolated and provokes as many ...

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50th Anniversary of the International Summer Academy at the University of Mannheim

For half a century, international students have been attending the International Summer Academy to learn German and to explore the German culture during a four-week course.

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University of Mannheim Joins G7 Alliance of World Universities

Tackling global challenges and encouraging the governments of the Group of Seven to take action – these are the goals of the U7+ Alliance, an international alliance of higher education institutions formed within the G7. The alliance unites 48 universities from 18 countries, including the University ...

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Data Literacy and Data Science for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Nine universities and higher education institutions in Baden-Württemberg are currently working on new training courses on collecting, evaluating and using large data sets that are generated in companies. The new further education offers are particularly designed for medium-sized companies. Until the ...