Internet for all: Teaching programs more successful than subsidies
A new study by the Collaborative Research Center Transregio 224 EPoS at the Universities of Bonn and Mannheim is investigating how to enable digital participation for people who have so far lived offline.
University of Mannheim Launches New Sustainability Campaign
With the new “#SustainableUniMA – I will make a difference by...” campaign, members of the University of Mannheim talk about what they do (or don’t do) to contribute to a more sustainable world.
A Second Life for Electric Car Batteries
Mannheim scientists develop a decision model for old lithium-ion batteries
Professor Oliver Brand Elected to the Presidential Council of the International Association for Insurance Law
At the XVI World Congress of Insurance Law in Melbourne, Australia, Professor Oliver Brand, holder of the chair of Private Law, Insurance Law, Business Law and Comparative Law, was elected to the Presidential Council, the highest decision-making body of the International Association for Insurance ...
Events on Sustainability
This fall, the University of Mannheim invites everyone interested to a variety of events on sustainability.
What Influences Individual Pension Decision-Making?
Dr. Arthur Seibold, Professor of Economics at the University of Mannheim, has received the Schmölders prize 2023, which is awarded by the Verein für Socialpolitik (VfS). In the award-winning study, Seibold tries to understand why most people in Germany stick to the statutory pension age when making ...
People Misjudge the Amount of Sugar in Foods – Limited Information Can Already Help
If people know the sugar content of certain foods and drinks, they are more able to estimate the correct amount of sugar in other foods. This is the result of a psychological study at the University of Mannheim.
Corporate Emissions Inflict Significant Costs on Society / Disclosure Could Help Reduce Emissions
The average societal costs caused by corporate carbon emissions roughly equal 44 percent of the firms’ operating profits. This is shown in a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Chicago as well as the Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) of the University of ...
Lecture Series “Data Science in Action” Will Continue in Fall 2023
The lecture series provides insights into the various application areas of data science and is open to all interested parties. Experts from the University of Mannheim and five other international universities are participating.
Call for Applications: ENGAGE.EU Expedition week in Sofia
A one-week learning experience from 15–20 october 2023 on “Sustainable Cities” at the University of National and World Economy in Bulgaria. Application deadline is 6 September 2023.