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Mannheim Business School

Mannheim Business School unites the activities of the University of Mannheim and its Business School under a single organizational umbrella. With its roughly 50 employees, it is responsible for the organization and marketing of the school's management education programs. Academic responsibility rests with the professors of the Business School of the University of Mannheim. Degrees are granted by the University of Mannheim.



Since its foundation in 2005, Mannheim Business School (MBS) has become one of the leading institutions for management education in Europe. It is part of the Business School of the University of Mannheim, whose history traces back to the early 20th century and which is the undisputed #1 in Germany when it comes to educating future business leaders.


No matter what your current career goals are - as Germany's leading business school, will enable you to achieve them. While we offer a wide variety of high-calibre management programs for all career stages, they all excel academically as well as providing practical relevance. Thus, Mannheim is the ideal strategic partner for all aspects of management education for both individuals and institutions.


For decades, the University of Mannheim has been among the top research institutions in Europe in the fields of business administration and economics. Renowned rankings document Mannheim’s leading position.

The Business School of the University of Mannheim has built an outstanding reputation internationally: Mannheim professors regularly publish their results in leading journals such as the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Finance and Management Science and are highly sought-after speakers at conferences around the world. Many standard works, which form the foundation of business administration programs nationwide and internationally, were written by Mannheim professors.

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Student Life

Campus life

The extraordinary ambiance of Mannheim Palace and its adjacent buildings offers an ideal space for an outstanding educational experience: The facilities, such as the libraries and the IT infrastructure, meet the very highest standards. Everything is within close proximity – both on the campus itself and in the neighboring city center, with its rich variety of shopping and cultural offerings.

The University of Mannheim itself, of course, also has much to offer: the wide range of sporting activities; the university choir, orchestra and various theater groups invite participants to join in the fun; and countless initiatives and groups formed by students give participants the opportunity to get involved.


  • AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
  • EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System; Organization: EFMD)
  • AMBA – The Association of MBAs
  • AQAS (Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen e.V.)

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