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President's Office

The President's Office is the University of Mannheim’s central governing body. It consists of the President, the Executive Vice President, and three Vice Presidents who also hold other positions at the university. The strategic development of the university is a core responsibility of the President’s Office. To this end, it works with the University Supervisory Board to define strategic objectives and future plans, and, after consulting with the Senate and the deans, implements the necessary measures.

The Team

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Prof. Thomas Puhl



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Executive Vice President

Barbara Windscheid


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Prof. Edgar Erdfelder

Vice President for Research and Early-Stage Researchers

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Prof. Dirk Simons

Vice President for Strategic Planning, Infrastructure and International Affairs

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Prof. Angelika Storrer

Vice President for Student Affairs, Teaching and Equal Opportunity