2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Business Administration, Department
Fakultät für Betriebswirtschaftslehre
- L5, 5
- 68131 Mannheim
- Phone: +49 621 181-1470
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Special features regarding teachingResearch-based but practice-related thanks to strong industry involvement; Versatile structure: lectures, tutorials in small groups, working group competitions, case studies, simulations, presentations, practical lectures; Feedback-orientated and quality-controlled: Consistent evaluation of all courses, faculty-internal quality assurance system.
Special features regarding the international orientationLarge partner network, consisting of over 200 prestigious business schools worldwide. This way, more than 500 students can complete a degree programme abroad funded by the Department of Business Administration. As for the Business Administration BSc, the semester abroad is an integral part of the curriculum. Business Administration BSc also offers, since the 2015 winter semester, the IBEA option (international study with stays in the USA, Singapore and Brazil). MMM allows for dual-degree programmes.
Common partner universities for exchangeUni Bocconi in Milan, Italy; ESSEC in Cergy/Paris, France; Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong; National University of Singapore, Singapore; University of South Carolina, USA; City University London, Great Britain; Warwick University, Great Britain; University of Washington, USA; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Beijing university in Beijing, China
Special features regarding the equipmentUniversity has been renovated and equipped with state-of-the art technology for a cost of around EUR 53 million; WiFi across the entire campus; library with optimally equipped workstations (around 1800 across the whole university library, of which 200 with PCs, 30,000 electronic journals, 600 data bases); group work rooms with option for loan of smartboards; subject-area based library has been completely renovated at a cost of about 6 million euros; Business Administration PC pool with modern hard-and software and extensive services (printing, scanning, binding, data back-up).
Special features regarding research activitiesDynamic research environment with positive effect on teaching; wealth of different publication types with focus on international A-list publications; active promotion of junior researchers (many doctoral candidates, successful placement of professorial candidates); International research cooperation ventures.
Research topics reflected in teachingAnalysis of buffer allocations in time-dependent and stochastic flow lines, conceptualisation and design of process guidance systems, forgiveness in customer relationships of the business-to-business context, knowledge integration across firms' internal and external boundaries in new product development, methodological and technical software support of globally distributed software development for medium-sized companies, product gender labelling, profiting from open innovation, skewness and its impact on financial markets, unethical decisions and morality in organisations.
Website with further information on research activitieswww.bwl.uni-mannheim.de/forschung/
Support for foundersStart-up advice provided by the founders' association Entrepreneur Rhein-Neckar, on site at the university/department; Q-Summit 2017 (conference on start-ups and innovation) is held at the Mannheim University with the support of the Business Administration Department; "App Lab": Laboratory open to students for programming new apps.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsBarrier-free access campus
Characteristics of diversity advancementActive development of "bilingualism", ensuring that students and staff can communicate even if they do not speak German. MMM and MMBR can/must be completed entirely in English. Various funding opportunities for young scientists.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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