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Ein Plüschpanda sitzt in einem farbenfrohen Spielzelt auf bunten Schaumstoff-Puzzlematten. Vor ihm ist ein aufgeschlagenes, illustriertes Buch, in das er scheinbar vertieft liest.
Childcare for Saturday Exams
To make it easier for students and examination supervisors to take part in Saturday exams, the Department of Equal Opportunity and Social Diversity and kinderlandnet gGmbH have launched a new childcare service. On the four Saturdays, on which examinations will take place, (8 June, 15 June, 24 August ...
Der Preisträger Jan Schweers (mitte) mit Bildungsbürgermeister Dirk Grunert (links) und Wirtschaftsbürgermeister Thorsten Riehle (rechts).
Students of the University of Mannheim Receive the City of Mannheim’s Sustainability Award
For the second time, the City of Mannheim has honored students for their final theses on sustainability. At the University of Mannheim, Jan Schweers, a master’s student, and Jennifer Hahn, an alumna, have received this year’s Sustainability Award.
Vor dem Ostflügel des Mannheimer Schlosses wurde die Progress Pride Flag gehisst. Sie wird auch erweiterte Regenbogenflagge genannt. Daneben weht die dunkelblaue Fahne der Universität Mannheim.
IDAHOBITA* 2024 – Day of Action Against Queerphobia
On 17 May, the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia, Transphobia, and A-phobia (IDAHOBITA*) will take place. The aim of the day of action is to demand respect and acceptance for queer people while also highlighting the discrimination and persecution they face. At the ...
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University of Mannheim Adopts New Incentive Scheme to Reduce Aviation-Related CO₂ Emissions
The incentive scheme is intended to help reduce the amount of air travel.
Eine Gruppe von Menschen steht auf einer Aussichtsplattform. Im Hintergrund sind Berge.
Luisa Ana Langer and Moritz Fleischmann at the ENGAGE.EU Think Tank in Bergen
Around 30 researchers from all nine ENGAGE.EU partner universities came together at the third Think Tank at the NHH in Bergen. The topic of “sustainable value creation” offered numerous opportunities for interdisciplinary exchange and new research collaborations. Both Langer and Fleischmann, two of ...
Group of four researchers in the university’s building in B6
MADOC: What sustainability goals does your research pursue?
The University of Mannheim’s publication server (MADOC) now also allows sustainability goals to be specified when entering publications. This includes the three sustainability dimensions of economic, ecological, and social sustainability as well as the 17 different UN Sustainable Development Goals ...
University of Mannheim Has Successfully Completed the Diversity Audit of the Stifterverband
The two-year audit was recently completed, and the university has received the Stifterverband certificate. The completion of the audit marks an important milestone in the university’s endeavors to promote diversity.
Professorinnenprogramm 2030: University Supports Women in Academia
The University of Mannheim’s equal opportunity strategy convinced in the first round of the Professorinnenprogramm 2030.
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Diversity at the University of Mannheim: New Website Bundles Diversity Offers
Since December 2021, the University of Mannheim has been taking part in the diversity audit process “Vielfalt gestalten” (shaping diversity) offered by the Stifterverband. Its aim is to make the university a place where we actively oppose discrimination and stand up for diversity.
University of Mannheim Supports #Zusammenland – Vielfalt macht uns stark” Campaign
The University of Mannheim participates in the #ZUSAMMENLAND – Vielfalt macht uns stark” (Diversity makes us strong) campaign, which was initiated by the news outlets DIE ZEIT, Handelsblatt, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Tagesspiegel, WirtschaftsWoche, and Ströer. Together with around 500 companies, higher ...