Press Releases 2018


24 December 2018
Dr. Kurt Hamann Foundation to receive a new name
The “Dr. Kurt Hamann Foundation” has decided to change its name to “Stiftung zur Förderung der Versicherungswissenschaft an der Universität Mannheim – Foundation for the Promotion of Insurance Science at the University of Mannheim”, following the revelation by a historical survey that Kurt Hamann, in his role as Chairman of the Victoria Insurance Company, was involved in the so-called “aryanization” process under the National Socialists.


10 September 2018
Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2018
Mannheim Master in Management #1 in Germany


1 August 2018
International Summer Academy 2018
Four-week language and culture course for international students starts today


17 July 2018
Alliance for European Co-Operation in Higher Education
On 16–17 July, the presidents of Europe’s twelve leading universities in the economic and social sciences met at the University of Mannheim for strategy talks. On the initiative of President Prof. Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden they discussed developments in European higher education and explored the scope for co-operation.


18 June 2018
Roman Herzog Institute honors Prof. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons with research prize
The Mannheim scientist has been awarded third prize for her habilitation thesis on questions of corporate responsibility.

4 June 2018
University of Mannheim against anti-Semitism
Statement on anti-Semitic drawings in the University Library Mannheim


16 January 2018
The Wirtschaftswoche Ranking: Graduates of the University of Mannheim have excellent career prospects
The University of Mannheim has been very successful in the latest survey of HR managers carried out by the Wirtschaftswoche magazine. The particularly good news is that, once again, the Business Administration program has been ranked number one. Economics and Business Informatics are ranked third.