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Application for Master’s Programs - Spring Semester 2021

Application period: 09th November to 30th November 2020

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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, 2020, the Department of Gender and Equal Opportunity of the University of Mannheim has designed a new website to draw attention to violence against women and girls. The website offers help to ...

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U7+ Higher Education Alliance: Presidents from Universities Worldwide Discuss Global Issues Affecting Youth

From November 22 to 24, the second "U7+ Alliance of World Universities Presidential Summit“ takes place virtually. Interested members of the broader public are cordially invited to the Summit’s main plenary session on November 24 at 3:30 p.m. (CET), in which the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth ...

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Hundreds of Copies of Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica Found in New Census

Dr. Andrej Svorenčík, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Mannheim, and Professor Mordechai Feingold of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have unearthed previously uncounted copies of Isaac Newton's groundbreaking science book in a decade-long search.

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Ursula Wolf, Professor of Philosophy, Receives Honorary Doctorate

The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Lucerne awarded the honorary doctorate to Ursula Wolf, distinguished retired professor at the Department of Philosophy.

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Dr. Maximilian Merath Receives Südwestmetall Award for Early-Stage Researchers

The researcher at the University of Mannheim’s Business School has received the award for his doctoral dissertation on “Decision Making in Supply Risk and Supply Disruption Management”.

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Study on the Connection between Consuming Coronavirus News and Complying with Preventive Measures

Psychologists at the University of Mannheim, headed by Prof. Georg W. Alpers, found out that people actively avoiding coronavirus news are less compliant with the preventive measures and regulations imposed by the government for fighting the pandemic. The study was published in the renowned journal ...

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Times Higher Education Ranking by Subject: Mannheim Once Again Number 1 in the Economic and Social Sciences in Germany

Worldwide number 38 in social sciences, number 39 in business and economics / psychology improves by 40 ranks

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Hybrid Award Ceremony: The School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim Honors Outstanding Academic Achievements

The traditional graduation ceremony of the class of 2019/2020 had to be canceled due to the current coronavirus pandemic

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Remembering Dr. Hermann Röchling

The University of Mannheim and the Department of Economics mourn the loss of Dr. Hermann Röchling. He passed away on October 5, 2020 at the age of 91.