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Consumer Behaviour Influenced by Personal Politics, Research Reveals
Following Donald Trump’s electoral victory in 2016, a large number of people changed their brand preferences and shopping behavior, preferring to purchase brands which they perceived shared their political views, research from the University of Mannheim Business School reveals.
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StudyCheck Award 2023: University of Mannheim Most Popular University in Germany
Students are very satisfied with the University of Mannheim. Last year, no other university was rated as highly on the StudyCheck online portal as the University of Mannheim. This earned the university the distinction of “Most Popular University” in the StudyCheck Award 2023.
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The Big Band of the University Is Looking for New Members
For the coming semester, the instruments tenor saxophone, trombone, piano, guitar, drums/percussion and bass are especially in demand. But also interested people who play trumpet or vibraphone as well as singers are welcome to apply, since new vacancies often occur with the beginning of the lecture ...
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New Studium Generale Program
The course program for the upcoming spring semester has been published. Starting on 6 February, students of the University of Mannheim as well all those interested from outside the university can register for courses in the fields of language, IT, and communication.
Are Zero-Emission Coaches also Economically Viable?
Researchers at the Mannheim Institute for Sustainable Energy Studies (MISES) at the University of Mannheim are collaborating with Daimler Buses and other partners to de-velop a concept for zero-emission coaches powered by all-electric drive systems.
Professor Dr. Astrid Lembke Elected as New Central Equal Opportunity Commissioner
Dr. Astrid Lembke, professor of German Studies, takes over from Dr. Jutta Mata, professor of Psychology
Overly Self-Confident CEOs Avoid Strategic Change in Organizations
A new study from the University of Mannheim’s Business School finds that CEOs with exaggerated self-confidence show a preference for steadiness within organizations.