Developing one’s full potential at work is also a matter of the right framework conditions. These have been established by the University of Mannheim in the form of various benefits that the university offers its staff members. Among these are flexible working schedules, various health promotion approaches, an innovative academic working environment, numerous opportunities for continuous education and training as well as risk protection measures such as occupational pension schemes. Moreover, the University of Mannheim has been certified as a “family-friendly higher education institution” and supports families with child care during working hours and school holidays.
Workplace health promotion
By providing services in the fields of physical exercise, nutrition, prevention and stress management, the university supports a healthy lifestyle. Various departments of the university work together to create a holistic and sustainable health promotion approach. More information
At the University of Mannheim, appreciation and tolerance are cultivated as essential factors for treating each other with respect and acting as one across all fields. With the “Code of Conduct of the University of Mannheim”, the university commits itself to a non-discriminating environment for all members and affiliates of the university.
Family-friendly higher education institution
Families are multifaceted and diverse. As a certified “family-friendly higher education institution”, we are happy to assist you in reconciling family life and work as best as possible. Flexible working schedules, telework options, the university’s Parent and Child Room as well as child care facilities are but a few options that you can make use of according to your individual needs.
The University of Mannheim attributes great importance to international exchange in teaching and research and promotes the collaboration with universities and other partners around the world (see internationalization strategy).
Women in leadership positions
Our goal: to help you achieve your goals!
Individual support and the best possible working conditions for the reconciliation of family responsibilities and work for women working in administration, at the University Library or University IT as well as for those involved in research and teaching, form an essential foundation for your career.
Outstanding research culture Economics and Business Administration as well as Social Sciences are the core research areas of the University of Mannheim. Thanks to its research contribution, the university has ranked among the top 20 European higher education institutions in these fields for many years.