University description (as per official university website)
The University of Mannheim has its origins, development and current structure, a special profile. This profile is shaped by the widely accepted economic and social and networking with powerful spiritual and legal sciences, mathematics and computer science with. In Mannheim, there is a structured system in interdisciplinary research and teaching. The complementarity of all subjects is the unique feature of the university and ensures the continued success of their scholars and graduates in the national and international competition.
The clearly contoured range of subjects is a strength to the University of Mannheim enables high visibility in research and teaching. The background of the technical and institutional orientation are the following strategic objectives:
The aim of the University of Mannheim is the training of executives in business, society and science.
The University of Mannheim promotes outstanding research in the various disciplines and interdisciplinary network. The services range from SFB by the Graduate School until the Opus Magnum.
In addition to the transfer of expertise, the University of Mannheim special emphasis on the awareness of larger contexts and the social responsibility of managers and scientists.
The University of Mannheim directed profiled a master's degree. Thus it is the one for the need for highly qualified individuals in executive positions and promotes on the other hand, the best young men and women for a career as junior researchers.
The unity of research and teaching is the foundation of the University of Mannheim and marks a distinguished research institutions. You should be aware maintained and strengthened.
The University promotes socially responsible business conduct. It creates a framework for research in entrepreneurship and supports students and graduates on their way to an entrepreneurial independence.
The University of Mannheim considers the equality of women and men in science and society as a priority of higher education and concrete objective. They make every effort to eliminate existing discrimination of women in scientific careers and to use the skills of women in teaching, research and administration. In particular, sets the university a priority in the promotion of young scientists from the promotion of the Habilitation to appeal to a professorship. The University supports in this context, the compatibility of study, academic work and career with family responsibilities through a family-friendly working and living environment.