Six employees of the University of Mannheim pose for a photo.

Information for New Staff Members

We are delighted that you will soon be part of our team!

You have signed an employment contract and will be starting with us soon? Congratulations! You can expect an exciting working environment with opportunities for both personal and professional development. To make your start at the University as uncomplicated and smooth as possible, we have compiled the most important information for you.

Dr. Katrin Schoppa-Bauer has brown medium-length hair. She is wearing a black blazer and a purple blouse.

We would like to welcome you to the University of Mannheim, wish you a successful start to your first few days at work and look forward to working with you!

Dr. Katrin Schoppa-Bauer, Executive Vice President of the University of Mannheim / Credit: Anna Logue

Further information:
When you start working at the university, you will receive your personal University ID, which gives you access to the university’s intranet. There, all new staff members will find general information. Moreover, the intranet provides academic staff members, non-academic staff members, and professors with specific information to help them settle into their new job and everyday working life.

A glimpse behind the scenes

An staff member of the University of Mannheim is sitting on the floor. There are yellow post boxes around her. The boxes are labeled with different letters.
Everyday working life at the university

Who takes the load off our professors so that they can focus on top-level research and teaching? This FORUM article presents staff members who often work in the background but are indispensable for the university’s day-to-day operations.

Staff members on Smoothie Bikes
Staff Days 2023

Whether a lunch date via lottery, insights into the work of the Legal Division, a tour of the Mannheimer Antikensaal or various health activities – the Staff Days 2023 at the University of Mannheim had a lot to offer.