Once again, the University of Mannheim has successfully completed the audit familiengerechte hochschule of berufundfamilie Service GmbH. This confirms the university’s high development level and its sustainable commitment to personnel policies which take the employees’ family responsibilities and life phases into account. The audit is under the patronage of Lisa Paus, Germany’s Federal Minister for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, who will also join the celebration.
For three years the University of Mannheim has been forming the alliance ENGAGE.EU with six European partner universities. Today, the European Commission has communicated continued funding until 2027. Altogether the funds amount to 14.4 million euros.
The new double degree program in the MMM with LUISS University in Rome started this summer.
In May, about 140 invited guests from science, economy, and society celebrated the Universitätstag of the University of Mannheim in the Aula of the Schloss.
For the first time, the City of Mannheim has honored students for their final theses on sustainability. Two students of the University of Mannheim have received the award.
Most devices and systems used by humans today, such as cars and production plants, are so-called “cyber-physical systems” (CPS), in which electronic and mechanical components are combined with software. To cope with their increasing size and complexity, the German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding a new Collaborative Research Center (CRC) to investigate how CPS can be built and evolved more effectively. Prof. Dr. Colin Atkinson, holder of the Chair of Software Engineering at the University of Mannheim, is involved in this new CRC entitled “Consistency in the View-Based Development of Cyber-Physical Systems”.
The Leibniz ScienceCampus MannheimTaxation, a joint initiative of ZEW Mannheim and the University of Mannheim, will receive 1.2 million euros in research funding from the Leibniz Association over a period of four years.