Economics, business, and social sciences are the core research areas of the University of Mannheim. Thanks to its research contribution, the university has been ranking among the top 20 European higher education institutions in these fields for many years. Key focus areas of Mannheim researchers include decision-making processes and elections, governance, regulation, competition and innovation, migration and multilingualism, and the culture of change.

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Research News


Services for Researchers

On our websites for researchers and teachers, you can find information on applying for funding, publishing research findings, and much more.

Services for Doctoral Students

Have you already started your doctoral studies? Or, are you thinking about pursuing a doctorate? The University of Mannheim will advise and support you in all stages of your doctorate.

Calls for Proposals

Latest information on funding programs, competitions, and the promotion of early-stage researchers

Finding an Expert

There are over 200 researchers at the University of Mannheim who can be contacted by media representatives to answer current questions.