Sustainability in Research and Teaching

Many schools and chairs of the University of Mannheim do research on and teach about ecological and social sustainability. Students can also do a master's and a certificate program that focus on sustainability. On this page you will get an overview on some of the activities offered at the university.


Environmental ethics or the development of professional skills: there are numerous lectures on sustainability at the university.


Decarbonization, environmental economics, and feminist movies: various seminars at the university address sustainability.

Research Projects

Get an overview on the ongoing research projects on sustainability.

Measures against the coronavirus in the Ehrenhof library, student with mask

Have a look at the publications on sustainability by Mannheim researchers.

Studium Oecologicum

The one-year certificate program is for bachelor's and master's students of all disciplines at the University of Mannheim.

Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management

The master's program for professionals provides participants with the tools they need as future corporate managers to effectively deal with challenges such as the climate crisis.

Do you want to learn more about sustainable research at the University of Mannheim? Then have a look at the database of experts.

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