Historical List of Persons Awarded Honors by the University of Mannheim

  • Honorary senators

    • Angstmann, Kurt, Professor, Minister (ret.) †
    • Arheit, Günter, Dr. rer. pol., chair of the boards of the ÖVA Versicherungsgruppe (ret.)
    • Barié, Günter, Dr. iur., Direktor (ret.) †
    • Baumgarten, Dr. Eduard †
    • Braun, Josef, mayor (Oberbürgermeister, ret.) †
    • Brune, Fritz L., manufacturer †
    • Calmus, Wilhelm, factory director (ret.) †
    • Danielmeyer, Hans Günter, Professor Dr. rer. nat.
    • Dorn, Friedrich, Dipl.-Kfm., Dr. oec., Directorate-General †
    • Esser, Carl-Heinrich, Professor Dr. iur.
    • Fernholz, Ernst Hermann, Dr. rer. pol., President (ret.) †
    • Frankenberg, Peter, Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult.
    • Freudenberg, Hans-Erich, Dr. rer. pol. †
    • Fuchs, Manfred, Dr., vice chair of the supervisory board of Fuchs Petrolub AG
    • Fünfgeld, H., Dipl.-Volkswirt, managing and creative director of the Süddeutscher Rundfunk †
    • Gassert, Herbert, Dr.-Ing., Dipl.-Ing. †
    • Gelissen, Henri Caspar, Professor Dr., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Gerhard, Eugen, Dr. iur., lawyer †
    • Goedecke, Wolfgang, Dr. iur., deputy assistant undersecretary (Ministerialrat, ret.) †
    • Göhringer, Hans K., Dr. rer. pol., President †
    • Greiner, Gerhard, Dr. rer. oec., auditor †
    • Greinert, Klaus, chair of the advisory board of Röchling-Gruppe
    • Hamann, Kurt, Dr. iur., Directorate-General (ret.) †
    • Hammberbacher, H. L., Dr. iur. oec., Dr. rer. pol., Dr. rer. pol. h. c., honorary president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mannheim †
    • Heidelberger, Franz, Dr. phil., deputy assistant undersecretary (Ministerialrat, ret.) †
    • Heimerich, Hermann, Professor Dr. iur., Dr. rer. oec. h. c., mayor (Oberbürgermeister, ret.) †
    • Hornbach, Albrecht, Hornbach Holding AG
    • Hoyningen-Huene, Dietmar von, Professor Dr. h. c., President of the University of Applied Sciences Mannheim (ret.)
    • Islinger, Franz, President (ret.) †
    • Jansen, Bernd, Dipl.-Math., chair of the boards of INTER-Versicherung (ret.)
    • Kirchgässer, Wilhelm, Director (ret.) †
    • Kölmel, Karl, state planning and development officer (Oberregierungsbaudirektor, ret.) †
    • Kömmerling, Emil, honorary president †
    • Krause, Walter Richard, Minister (ret.) †
    • Kühn, Paul J., Professor Dr.-Ing., Dr. h. c.
    • Kuhn, August, principal administrative officer (Regierungsdirektor, ret.), head of the Mannheim city council †
    • Landmesser, Bernhard, Dr. iur., Director †
    • Lay, Otto, Director (ret.) †
    • Le Coutre, Walter, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h. c. †
    • List, Jürgen, chair of the executive board of Inter-Krankenversicherung †
    • Maurer, Harald, Dr. rer. pol.
    • Meixner, Oskar, Professor, Dipl.-Ing. †
    • Merkel, Frank, Dipl.-Kfm.
    • Merkel, Helmut, Professor Dr., Dipl.-Kfm.
    • Möller, Alex, Professor Dr. h. c. mult., Federal Minister (ret.) †
    • Oppenheimer, J. J. Ph. D., Professor, Dean Emeritus of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville (USA) †
    • Prechel, Herbert, Dipl.-Kfm. †
    • Quilitz, Erich, Dipl.-Kfm., Directorate-General (ret.) †
    • Raffée, Hans, Professor Dr. †
    • Ratzel, Ludwig, Professor Dr. rer. nat., mayor (Oberbürgermeister, ret.) †
    • Reuther, Hans J., Dr. jur., honorary president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Rhein-Neckar †
    • Röchling, Hermann, Dr., Dipl.-Kfm. †
    • Scheuerle, Fridolin, Dr., Delta Stiftung †
    • Schnabel, Franz, Professor Dr. phil., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Schneider, Jürgen M., Dr.
    • Schuhmacher, Peter, Dipl.-Kfm., chair of the executive board of Heidelberger Zement AG †
    • Schultze, Rudolf, Dr. iur., Directorate-General (ret.) †
    • Schuster, Konrad, Dr. rer. pol., auditor †
    • Seefelder, Matthias, Professor Dr. rer. nat., chair of the supervisory board of BASF †
    • Seitz, Adolf, Dipl.-Kfm., tax consultant †
    • Stegmann, Gerhard, treasurer of the University of Mannheim Foundation
    • Stingl, Josef, Professor Dr. h. c., Dipl.-Politologe, President (ret.) †
    • Strube, Jürgen Friedrich, Dr., chair of the supervisory board of BASF SE
    • Throm, Ernst, state planning and development officer (Regierungsbaudirektor, ret.) †
    • Trumpfheller, Jakob, mayor (Erster Bürgermeister, ret.) †
    • Tschira, Klaus E., Dr. h. c. †
    • Vetter, Heinrich, Dipl.-Kfm. †
    • Vögele, Heinz †
    • Vowinkel, Paul, Council of State, undersecretary (Ministerialdirektor, ret.) †
    • Waldeck, Florian, Dr. iur., lawyer †
    • Wetter, Peter, Dr., lawyer †
    • Willareth, Adolf, Professor, director of studies (Studiendirektor, ret.) †
    • Wingler, Hans, state planning and development officer (Regierungsbaudirektor, ret.) †
    • Wolter, Hans., Dr. rer. pol., board member of Baden-Württembergische Bank AG (ret.) †
    • Zimmermann, Josef, Dr. rer. pol., chair of the Freunde der Universität Mannheim
  • Honorary citizens

    • Andritzky, Christoph, Dr. iur., city manager (ret.) †
    • Bauer, Franz, Dr. rer. pol., Director †
    • Bergschmidt, Günther, Academic Director a. D. †
    • Bohrer, Kurt-Friedrich, Dr. phil. h. c., Academic Director (ret.) †
    • Boulanger, Günther, Dr. iur., assistant undersecretary (Ministerialdirigent, ret.) †
    • Denzer, Georg, head of the district authority
    • Hagmann, Harald, Dr., assistant undersecretary (Ministerialdirigent, ret.)
    • Kern, Burkhard, Dr., deputy assistant undersecretary (Ltd. Ministerialrat, ret.) †
    • Klemann, Heinrich, senior administrator (Oberverwaltungsrat, ret.) †
    • Lauschmann, Richard, Professor †
    • Leitz, Franz J. P., Dr. rer. pol., Director (ret.) †
    • Meckel, Ekkehard, publisher †
    • Meckel, Manfried, publisher †
    • Mehrmann, Wilhelm, Dr. rer. pol., principal administrative officer (Regierungsdirektor, ret.) †
    • Reichling, Carl Anton, Dr. rer. pol., managing director (ret.) †
    • Roesinger, Heinz, deputy assistant undersecretary (Ltd. Ministerialrat, ret.), Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst †
    • Scherer, Stephan, Prof. Dr., lawyer
    • Staubach, Fritz, Dr. iur., Academic Director (ret.) †
    • Stiegler, Julius Paul, Dr. rer. pol. h. c., †
  • Honorary doctorate recipients

    • Abs, Hermann Josef, Dr. h. c. mult, President (ret.) †
    • Anderson, Oskar, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Barich, Karl, Dr. rer. pol. h. c., Director (ret.) †
    • Bassermann-Jordan, Friedrich, Dr. iur., Dr. rer. pol. h. c., privy councillor †
    • Bendix, Reinhard, Ph. D., Professor Dr. phil. h. c., University of California at Berkeley †
    • Blundell Richard, Professor of Political Economy at the University College London and Research Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London
    • Bombach, Gottfried, Professor Dr. sc. pol., Dr. h. c. mult., University of Basel †
    • Borchardt, Knut, Professor Dr. oec. publ., Dr. h. c. mult., University Professor of Economic History and Economics (ret.) at the Ludwigs-Maximilians-Universität München
    • Bott, Karl, Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Bradbrook, Adrian, Professor Dr., University of Adelaide
    • Deutsch, Karl, Professor Dr. phil. h. c., Harvard-University (USA) †
    • Dörner, Dietrich, Dipl.-Kfm., auditor, tax consultant, chair of the executive board of Ernst & Young Deutsche Allgemeine Treuhand AG, Stuttgart
    • Ehrmann, Henry W., Professor of Political Science, Dr. iur., M.A. h. c., P. A., LL. D. h. c., Dr. phil. h. c., Dartmouth College, Hanover (USA) †
    • Engisch, Karl, Professor Dr. iur., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Festinger, Leon, Ph. D., Professor Dr. phil. h. c., New School for Social Research, New York †
    • Franke, Günter, Professor Dr., University of Konstanz
    • Forrester, Jay W., Professor Dr. h. c. mult., Massachusetts Institute of Technology †
    • Fuchs, Manfred, Dr. rer. pol., vice chair of the supervisory board of Fuchs Petrolub AG
    • Hachenburg, Dr. Oskar, lawyer †
    • Hagen, Horst, Professor Dr., vice president of the BGH (ret.) †
    • Hammerbacher, H. L., Dr. iur. oec., Dr. rer. pol. †
    • Hoover, Herbert, Dr. †
    • Jorgenson, Dale W., Ph. D., Dr. rer. pol. h. c., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
    • Krelle, Wilhelm, Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Meyer, Jochen, Dr., director of the manuscript division in the literary archive Marburg
    • Morgenstern, Oskar, Professor Dr., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Nerlove, Marc, Ph. D., Professor Dr. rer. pol. h. c., Northwestern University and University of Pennsylvania
    • Nipperdey, Hans Carl, Professor Dr. iur., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Oberparleiter, Karl, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h. c. mult., Wien †
    • Persson, Torsten, Ph.D., holder of the chair of Economics at the University of Stockholm and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics
    • Phelps, Edmund S., Professor, Ph.D., Columbia University
    • Popper, Sir Karl Raimund, Professor Dr. phil., Dr. phil. h. c., London School of Economics †
    • Reichelstein, Stefan J., Ph.D., Professor of Management & Accounting at Stanford University, Graduate School of Business
    • Reschke, Hans, Dr. iur., Dr. h. c. mult., mayor (Oberbürgermeister, ret.) †
    • Richter, Rudolf, Professor Dr. rer. pol. h. c., University Professor of Economics at the University of Saarland
    • Schott, Sigmund, Professor Dr., Dr. h. c. †
    • Schwebler, Robert, Professor Dr., Dr. rer. pol. h. c., Directorate-General (ret.), Karlsruhe †
    • Seyffert, Rudolf, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Sitzler, Friedrich, Professor Dr. iur., Dr. rer. pol. h. c.†
    • Spranger, Eduard, Professor Dr. phil., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Sternberg, Shlomo, Ph.D., Professor at Harvard University, and at Mortimer and Raymond Sackler Institute of Advanced Studies, Tel Aviv University
    • Stiegler, Julius Paul, Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Timm, Herbert, Professor Dr., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Tirole, Jean, Ph.D., scientific director at the Institut d'Economie Industrielle (IDEI) of the University of Toulouse I and visiting professor at the MIT
    • Todorov, Tzvetan, Professor Dr. h. c. mult., Paris, University of Münster †
    • Ulrich, Hans, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h. c. mult., University of St. Gallen †
    • Voscherau, Eggert, Dr. h.c., President of the German Federation of Chemical Employers’ Associations e.V.
    • Wurster, Carl, Professor Dr.-Ing., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Vetter, Heinrich, Dipl.-Kfm., honorary senator †
    • Wysocki, Klaus von, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Professor emeritus of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München †
  • Holders of the University Medal

    • Allary, Kurt, Dipl.-Kfm. †
    • Arrighi, Pascal, Professor Dr., Conseiller d'Etat †
    • Barth, Kuno, Professor Dr. iur., Dr. rer. pol. †
    • Bechmann, August, Dipl.-Kfm., managing director (ret.) of the Studentenwerk Mannheim †
    • Below, Karl-Heinz, Professor Dr. †
    • Berberovic, Ljubomir, Professor Dr., former president of the University of Sarajevo †
    • Besarovic, Zdravko, Professor Dr., former president of the University of Sarajevo †
    • Bläsi, Bernhard, Dr., undersecretary (Ministerialdirektor, ret.) †
    • Bloemecke, Gerhard †
    • Boecker, Karlheinz, Dipl.-Ing., deputy assistant undersecretary (Ministerialrat, ret.) †
    • Brecht, Franz Josef, Professor Dr. phil. †
    • Buhmann, Wolfgang, Oberschulamt Karlsruhe
    • Butz, Thomas, Principal of Compagnia Palatina
    • David, Manfred, mayor (Erster Bürgermeister, ret.) †
    • Davies, Aneurin, M.A., former registrar, University College of Swansea †
    • Dörrer, Ingrid, Professor Dr.
    • Engel, Joachim, Dr., Dipl.-Ing.
    • Esser, Carl-Heinrich, Professor Dr. iur.
    • Fleck, Klaus O., Dr., President of the IHK Mannheim †
    • Dickenberger, Dorothee, Dr.
    • Dyck, J.-W., Ph. D., Professor Dr., University Waterloo, Ontario †
    • Gaugler, Eduard, Professor Dr. oec. publ., Dr. h.c. mult. †
    • Geyer, Hans Martin, Director of the German Federal Railway †
    • Glockner, Gerhard, state planning and development officer (Regierungsbaudirektor, ret.) †
    • Goedecke, Wolfgang, Dr. iur., honorary senator, deputy assistant undersecretary (Ministerialrat, ret.) †
    • Göhringer, Hans K., Dr. rer. pol., President (ret.), honorary senator †
    • Günther, Rosmarie, Dr.
    • Haas, Herbert, Dr. phil. nat., library director (ret.) †
    • Hartmann, Peter, chair of the advisory board of MRK Management Consultants GmbH
    • Hayashi-Speichler, Fumiko
    • Höfle, Tilmann, presiding judge and vice president of the Higher Labor Court (ret.)
    • Hofmann, Wolfgang, Professor, chief conductor and artistic director of the Chamber Orchestra Mannheim †
    • Höhn, Elfriede, Professor Dr. phil., Dipl.-Psych. †
    • Horak, Hans, Dipl.-Kfm., Dr. rer. pol., general executive manager of the IHK Mittlerer Neckar, Stuttgart †
    • Islinger, Franz, President (ret.) †
    • Jacobs, Otto H., Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult.
    • Jäger, Georg, Dr.
    • Kaase, Max, Prof. Dr.
    • Karcher, Karl Heinz, Dr., lawyer †
    • Knudsen, Per, Dipl.-Kfm.
    • König, Heinz, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Köstel, Alois, Dr., school principal (Oberstudiendirektor, ret.)
    • Kortzfleisch, Gert v., Professor Dr. †
    • Lamb, Fritz, Dr. iur., Director †
    • Landwehr, Jürgen, Dr. phil.
    • Lauschmann, Richard, Professor, director of the Collegium musicum of the University of Mannheim †
    • Mann, Otto, Professor Dr. phil. †
    • Marquardt, Reinhard, Dipl.-Kfm.
    • Marx, August, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h. c., Prelate of Honor of His Holiness †
    • Matic, Bozidar, Professor Dr., former president of the University of Sarajevo
    • Maurer, Harald, Dr. rer. pol.
    • Meckel, Ekkehard, publisher †
    • Meckel, Manfried, publisher †
    • Metzger, Karlheinz, Dipl.-Vw. †
    • Moos, Peter, Dr. iur., Executive Vice President of the University of Mannheim †
    • Münch, Helmut, Dr., notary public (Notariatsdirektor, ret.)
    • Nasterlack, Michael, Dr. med.
    • Paul, Walter, Dr. rer. pol.
    • Plewe, Ernst, Professor Dr. phil. †
    • Prins, Frans W., Professor Dr. †
    • Queissner, Rudi, Dr., managing director (ret.) of the IHK der Pfalz †
    • Raffée, Hans, Professor Dr. †
    • Rehe, Helmuth, Director (ret.) of the Union Deutsche Lebensmittelwerke, Hamburg †
    • Reichling, Carl Anton, Dr. rer. pol. †
    • Rößler, Peter, Professor Dr. h. c. †
    • Sandig, Curt, Professor Dr. oec., Dr. rer. pol. h. c. †
    • Schabacker, Erich, Dipl.-Volkswirt
    • Schmid, Bernhard, Dipl.-Volkswirt †
    • Schmidt, Jörg, Professor Dr., vice president of the higher administrative court (Verwaltungsgerichtshof) of Baden-Württemberg (ret.)
    • Schmitt, Lisa, manager (ret.) of the meals service of the Studierendenwerk Mannheim †
    • Schmitt, Theo, director of the university choir
    • Schwab, Ulrich, theater director
    • Speichler, Rolf
    • Stahlberg, Dagmar, Prof. Dr.
    • Stassen, Marie-Luise
    • Stassen, Normann †
    • Staubach, Dr. Fritz †
    • Steel, Robert, Professor Dr., Principal University College of Swansea †
    • Stibbe, Hildegard, Dr. phil., Privatdozentin †
    • Tanovic, Arif, Professor Dr., former president of the University of Sarajevo
    • Tatschner, Hubert, senior administrative officer (Oberregierungsrat, ret.) †
    • Treutler, Hans Joachim, Dr.
    • Ulmer, Peter, Professor Dr. Dr. h. c.
    • Varnholt, Wilhelm, mayor (Oberbürgermeister) †
    • Vetter, Heinrich, Dipl.-Kfm., honorary senator †
    • Vocke, Carolus, painter †
    • Waffenschmidt, Walter, Professor Dr. rer. pol., Dr. h. c. mult. †
    • Wetter, Peter, Dr.
    • Wiskemann, Gabriel, Dr. rer. pol.
    • Wright, Douglas, Dr., President University of Waterloo