InnoMA: Fund for Digital Teaching Started
Giving teachers financial leeway and supporting them in testing and developing digital teaching is the goal of the new “Innovative Digital Teaching” fund of the University of Mannheim. Over the next three years, a budget of EUR 1,1 million will be available for this.
Covid-19 Vaccination on 18 February
On Friday, 18 February 2022, university students and staff can get vaccinated in the Alte Lehrbuchsammlung (Schloss Ehrenhof West). The doctor who will be administering the vaccine is Dr. Rafael Piñol from Mannheim.
Virtual Exhibition “75 Years University of Mannheim”
In 2021, we celebrated the 75th anniversary of re-establishing the University of Mannheim. The institution was founded in 1907 as Handelshochschule; however, during the Third Reich, it was dissolved and became part of Heidelberg University. In 1946, the institution was returned to the City of ...
Professor Tertilt Among the 100 Most Influential Women in German Economy
The German “Manager Magazin” journal distinguishes the Mannheim economist in their “female pioneers” category.
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Shooting at Heidelberg University / Our Condolences
The University of Mannheim expresses their condolences after the shooting in Heidelberg:
The Richer the Parents, the Higher the Chances of Graduating with A-Levels
In his new study, Majed Dodin, doctoral student in Economics at the University of Mannheim, shows that social mobility in Germany still does not work particularly well.
Algorithms Are Accepted – But Only If Humans Have the Last Say
When it comes to AI based decision-making, it is not the use of algorithms as such that is controversial, but the lack of human control. This is the finding of a new study by the data scientists Florian Keusch and Frauke Kreuter.
Two Early-Stage Researchers Accepted Into Prestigious Programs
Two staff members of the University of Mannheim successfully applied for grants: The political scientist Dr. Roni Lehrer has been accepted into the elite program of the Baden-Württemberg Stiftung and Dr. Cornelius Schneider, post-doctoral researcher in Economics, has been accepted into the ...
GBP Monitor: Almost two thirds of German businesses are planning to raise prices – the 3G rule at the workplace is very controversial
As the wave of the new Covid variant Omicron approaches, businesses face concerns yet again: profits collapse, and one in four businesses in affected sectors fears having to give up. According to the survey, 65 percent of the companies try to compensate for their losses with higher prices and thus ...
Dr. Cornelius Schneider Receives Funding from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
The post-doctoral researcher in Economics at the University of Mannheim has been accepted into the prestigious “Postdoctoral Researchers International Mobility Experience” (PRIME) program of the DAAD.