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Mourning the Loss of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Knut Borchardt
The University of Mannheim mourns the loss of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Knut Borchardt who passed away on 5 February 2023 at the age of 93. From 1966 until 1967, Borchardt was President of the University of Mannheim.
Application phase for ENGAGE.EU Summer School 2023 has started
Two-week summer programme at the Wirtschaftsuniverstiät Wien from 17–28 July 2023
Support for the Victims of the Earthquakes in Turkey and Syria
We are deeply saddened by the reports from Turkey and Syria. Our thoughts are with all the people who are affected by the devastating earthquakes. We know that many members of our university are deeply worried about their relatives and friends in the affected regions.
New Executive Vice President Now Officially in Office
Since 1 January 2023, Dr. Katrin Schoppa-Bauer is the Executive Vice President of the University of Mannheim. On 8 February, she officially assumed office at a ceremony in the university’s Aula.
Blick in ein Einkaufszentrum
Consumer Behaviour Influenced by Personal Politics, Research Reveals
Following Donald Trump’s electoral victory in 2016, a large number of people changed their brand preferences and shopping behavior, preferring to purchase brands which they perceived shared their political views, research from the University of Mannheim Business School reveals.
Tandem Fellowship for Innovations in Teaching for Professor Hiram Kümper and Viktor Boecking
Professor Hiram Kümper (Professorship of History of the Late Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age) and Viktor Boecking (Mannheim University Library) receive a fellowship of the Stifterverband Baden-Württemberg in the amount of approx. 40,000 euros for a virtual teaching project.
Prof. Dr. Christian Mann hat kurze braune Haare und eine Brille. Er trägt einen braunen Wollpullover.
Professor Christian Mann Receives “Opus Magnum” Fellowship of the Volkswagen Foundation for Research Project on Professional Athletes in Ancient Greece
The Volkswagen Foundation has awarded the “Opus Magnum” fellowship to the Professor of History for his book on ancient sports and social history (in German: “Antiker Sport: eine Sozialgeschichte”). The fellowship includes funding for a substitute, who takes over the duties at the chair for three ...
Drei Studierende springen jubelnd in die Luft. Kulisse ist das Mannheimer Hafengelände. Über ihnen sind gelbe Wimpel gespannt.
StudyCheck Award 2023: University of Mannheim Most Popular University in Germany
Students are very satisfied with the University of Mannheim. Last year, no other university was rated as highly on the StudyCheck online portal as the University of Mannheim. This earned the university the distinction of “Most Popular University” in the StudyCheck Award 2023.
Mitglieder der Bigband mit Instrumenten
The Big Band of the University Is Looking for New Members
For the coming semester, the instruments tenor saxophone, trombone, piano, guitar, drums/percussion and bass are especially in demand. But also interested people who play trumpet or vibraphone as well as singers are welcome to apply, since new vacancies often occur with the beginning of the lecture ...
Studierende sitzen im Seminarraum
New Studium Generale Program
The course program for the upcoming spring semester has been published. Starting on 6 February, students of the University of Mannheim as well all those interested from outside the university can register for courses in the fields of language, IT, and communication.