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Michèle Tertilt steht vor einem Fenster und lächelt in die Kamera
Mannheim Economist Michèle Tertilt Receives 2024 Birgit Grodal Award
Professor Tertilt is the first German to receive the Birgit Grodal Award of the European Economic Association (EEA) for her outstanding work in the field of macroeconomics, development economics, and family economics.
Der Preisträger Jan Schweers (mitte) mit Bildungsbürgermeister Dirk Grunert (links) und Wirtschaftsbürgermeister Thorsten Riehle (rechts).
Students of the University of Mannheim Receive the City of Mannheim’s Sustainability Award
For the second time, the City of Mannheim has honored students for their final theses on sustainability. At the University of Mannheim, Jan Schweers, a master’s student, and Jennifer Hahn, an alumna, have received this year’s Sustainability Award.
Ein Passagierflugzeug fliegt über einer Wolkendecke, die den Sonnenuntergang reflektiert.
University of Mannheim Adopts New Incentive Scheme to Reduce Aviation-Related CO₂ Emissions
The incentive scheme is intended to help reduce the amount of air travel.
Im Vordergrund sind mehrere Container zu sehen. Im Hintergrund fahren durch einen Handelskanal mehrere Containerschiffe.
The Top 10 Percent Are the Main Beneficiaries of Globalization
A study of Dr. Valentin Lang, junior professor of Political Economy at the University of Mannheim, and his co-author Marina M. Tavares of the International Monetary Fund shows that the top ten percent of the national income distributions, in particular, have benefited from globalization.
Eine Person steckt einen blauen Umschlag in eine Wahlurne.
European Elections: App Helps Undecided Voters
The EU&I app helps you to compare your own positions with the parties running in the European elections. Two doctoral students of the University of Mannheim were involved in developing the EU-wide app.
Cultural Events in Spring
Concerts and performances by University Orchestra, Big Band, Unitheater and University Choir
Drei Personen stehen lächelnd auf der Treppe im Schloss Ostflügel. Alle drei sind dunkel gekleidet und halten Laptops in der Hand.
Laptop Donation for Opportunity Mannheim Scholarship Holders
The Mannheimer Versicherung AG has donated ten laptops for students of the University of Mannheim.
Eine dunkelblaue Farbfläche.
Police Operation at the University
On Tuesday evening, 23 April 2024, the University of Mannheim was the scene of a major police operation. A man armed with a machete was found in areas of the Ostflügel, whereupon the police were called to the scene. When the forces arrived, they were threatened and, in the further course, the ...
Panel Discussion: Is Germany’s Basic Law Fit for the Challenges of Today?
On 23 May 2024, Germany celebrates the 75th anniversary of its Basic Law. The Basic Law is the basis for protecting individual freedom, equality, and dignity of all citizens – values which are increasingly questioned by extremist parties and their supporters. On Monday, 13 May, researchers of the ...
Ein Stapel grüner Akten liegt auf dem Tisch
GBP Monitor Report April: Most Tax Experts Are in Favor of Reducing Business Taxes
The recently adopted Growth Opportunities Act was designed to increase competitiveness and investment incentives. But are the tax measures of the law sufficient to achieve these goals? The current survey of the German Business Panels (GBP) shows that this is not the case. The GBP data show that ...