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Schlossfest of the University of Mannheim Canceled
The Schlossfest of the University of Mannheim, which was scheduled for 11 September 2021, will not take place due to the coronavirus pandemic / 17th Schlossfest postponed to September 10, 2022
Free Speech at Universities: A New Approach in a Controversial Debate
Criticism and counter-criticism are often part of scientific controversies. An example for this is the study on free speech at universities which led to a heated debate at the end of last year. In an innovative follow-up project, initiated at the University of Mannheim, researchers now want to bring ...
The University of Mannheim Is the Best State University in Political Science
CHE University Ranking 2021: University of Mannheim Offers Excellent Conditions for Studying
New Electric Car for the University Post Office
By buying another electric car, the share of electric cars in the vehicle fleet of the University of Mannheim has risen to 50 percent. From now on, the employees of the university post office will use the car to collect the university mail from the various institutions on campus and to distribute ...
Dr. Dominik Wielgos Receives Südwestmetall Award for Early-Stage Researchers
The researcher at the University of Mannheim receives the award for his dissertation on digital transformation and corporate success.
University of Mannheim Hosts “Bildung und Corona”, a Virtual Conference on Education during the Coronavirus Pandemic
As part of the year-round virtual conference of the Society for Empirical Educational Research (digiGEBF21), the University of Mannheim hosts a virtual conference on education during the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting challenges and chances from an educational research perspective (“Bildung ...
University Teaching In Corona Times: Those Who See Online Teaching As An Opportunity Are More Successful
The outbreak of the corona pandemic presented university lecturers worldwide with the sudden challenge of changing their teaching: Instead of traditional face-to-face teaching, they had to set up digital courses at short notice. A cooperation project between the Universities of Mannheim and Augsburg ...
Many Businesses in Baden-Württemberg Severely Affected by Shortfalls in Production Due to the Suez Canal Blockage
Regions with a high share of industrial production are more severely affected by disrupted supply chains, most recently caused by the container ship “Ever Given” which ran aground. This says Jannis Bischof, researcher in business administration at the University of Mannheim.
President of the Federal Archives Receives Honorary Professorship from the University of Mannheim
The University of Mannheim has a new honorary professor: On Tuesday, 30 March 2021, Dr. Michael Hollmann, President of the Federal Archives, was appointed honorary professor at the suggestion of the School of Humanities. He was honored for his outstanding academic achievements as a researcher, ...
Mannheim Historian Writes Best Seller in Economic History
Professor Hiram Kümper has written a book on the dream of the “honorable merchant” and the Germans and the Hanseatic League. In March 2021, the book with the German title “Der Traum vom Ehrbaren Kaufmann: die Deutschen und die Hanse” ranked 14th on the “Wirtschaftsbuch” list of best selling books in ...