GBP Monitoring Report Reveals Rising Company Profits for First Time During Pandemic, Some Caused by Price Increases
The November report of the German Business Panel (GBP) shows that the persistent decline of company profits seems to be stopped for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic. The participating companies indicated that they want the new government to address the labor and skills shortage and ...
Annette Kehnel Wins NDR Sachbuchpreis
Kehnel wins the NDR Sachbuchpreis, a non-fiction book prize of the northern German broadcasting company NDR, for her book “Wir konnten auch anders”.
DFG Renews Funding for Research Training Group in Psychology
The German Research Foundation (DFG) renews funding of the Research Training Group “Statistical Modeling in Psychology” (SMiP) for another 4.5 years. SMiP is a transregional cooperation of the universities of Mannheim, Freiburg, Heidelberg, Koblenz-Landau and Tübingen. Read more on the Research ...
U7+ Alliance Supports Implementation of Climate Goals
On the occasion of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, the U7+ Alliance of World Universities issued a statement declaring their commitment to support the implementation of the climate goals. The participating universities considered it their joint responsibility to take the ...
More than 130 Scholarship Holders in the Academic Year 2021/2022
On 28 October, the Deutschland Scholarship celebrated its 10th anniversary and 10 years of supporting young talents in the Aula of the University of Mannheim.
Festschrift to Honor the 75th Anniversary
The University of Mannheim is celebrating the 75th anniversary of its re-establishment. The festschrift with the title “Eine Universität für die Gesellschaft. 75 Jahre Neubegründung Wirtschaftshochschule und Universität Mannheim“ (“A university for society. 75th anniversary of re-establishing the ...
CumEx-Files 2.0: Recalculation of the tax damage caused by Cum-Ex/Cum-Cum
Research team led by Professor Dr. Christoph Spengel reveals: tax damage from cum-ex/cum-cum deals significantly higher than originally thought
Times Higher Education Ranking by Subject: Mannheim Once Again Number 1 in the Economic and Social Sciences in Germany
Worldwide number 32 in social sciences, number 42 in business and economics / psychology ranks 65th
Pandemic Hits Wealthier Areas First before It Spreads to Poor Areas
International data show that areas with high socioeconomic status were the areas most affected by the first wave of the pandemic. Then Covid-19 reached less privileged areas and spread fiercely in these communities. The spread of the Spanish flu that gripped the world about a hundred years ago was ...
University of Mannheim Receives More Funding from the German Research Foundation / Ranks Second with Its Funding Volume in Social Sciences
From 2017 until 2019, the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG) has funded research projects at the University of Mannheim with 37.1 million euros. If the funding amount is compared to the number of professors and their subject profile, the University of Mannheim ranks ...