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Professor Jochen Taupitz Appointed to the Commission on Reproductive Self-Determination and Health
Over the next twelve months, the commission is to address the revision of legislation on reproductive medicine and the future of Section 218 of the German Criminal Code (StGB) regulating abortion.
New U7+ University Alliance Statement Calls on G7 Leaders to Prioritize and Advance Peace and Security
More than 75 members of the U7+ international university alliance met in Japan this week ahead of the G7 summit. The University of Mannheim played a leading role.
GBP Monitor March: Fast Internet Is More Important to Companies than Low Trade Tax
A well-developed digital infrastructure with a strong network and the availability of a qualified local workforce are more important to companies when selecting their location than low municipal taxes and fees. For attracting business, investing in public infrastructure is more powerful than lower ...
Opening hours of the Express Service and Portal² services restricted in April
Due to the system migration of the University of Mannheim’s examination management software, the Express Service and Student Services will be closed from 3 to 17 April. Some Portal² services will only be partly accessible during this time. The data in Portal² from 31 March 2023 will be “frozen” ...
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Applications open for expeditions in Bergen and Vienna
The Norwegian School of Economics invites you to the Sustainability Challenge, the WU Vienna is looking for solutions to the issue of inequalities.
Transatlantic Climate Conversations at the University of Mannheim
On 16 March 2023, the Transatlantic Climate Conversations series, in which researchers from the University of Mannheim and the Brandeis University in the US will discuss pressing questions about the climate crisis, will start. All those interested are welcome to join the online discussions.
Expanding Digital Teaching at the University
The InnoMA fund supports seven innovative projects at the University of Mannheim to promote digital university teaching. InnoMA is a project funded by “Innovation in der Hochschullehre”, and is aimed at continuously improving education at the University of Mannheim through new and digital forms of ...
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Professor Jutta Mata Will Join the Scientific Advisory Board of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
The Scientific Advisory Board consists of twelve internationally recognized researchers.
Using Artificial Intelligence to Optimize Parcel Delivery
In the “GreenPickUp” project, headed by the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering (IAO), the Institute for Enterprise System (InES) of the University of Mannheim develops an innovative distribution concept for parcel deliveries. The project is funded by the Federal Ministry for the ...
GBP Monitor February: Property tax reform – what is paralysing digitalisation?
The February report of the German Business Panel (GBP) shows that digitalisation, for example in the context of the property tax reform, is not worthwhile for small businesses and companies in Baden-Württemberg.