Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences

The Graduate School of Economic and Social Sciences (GESS) at the University of Mannheim provides graduate training in empirical and quantitative methods as well as their application to business, economics, and the social sciences.

Doctoral programs

The Center for Doctoral Studies in Business (CDSB) administers the PhD program at the Business School of the University of Mannheim, which is triple accredited by AACSB, EFDM (EQUIS) and AMBA.

The Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics (CDSE) administers the PhD program at the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim.

The Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences (CDSS) administers PhD programs in Political Science, Psychology and Sociology in close collaboration with the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim.

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Rankings

Our 11 full-time three to five year PhD programs provide access to world-class teaching and a vibrant and international faculty at the forefront of cutting-edge research.

#1 in Germany
for Business, Economics and Social Sciences – QS University Rankings 2019
#1 in Germany
#4 in Europe and #33 worldwide in Business and Economics – Times Higher Education Ranking 2019 (ranking by subject)
#1 in Germany
for Business Administration and Political Science and #2 in Finance and Communication – Shanghai Ranking 2019

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