According to the latest university ranking by Wirtschaftswoche, 22.1 percent of German HR managers think that business administration graduates from the University of Mannheim are best prepared for professional life. This makes the University of Mannheim Germany's second-best university for the subject of business administration. From 2002 to 2021, Mannheim's BWL was consistently ranked at the top, with one exception in 2015.
Mannheim ranks No. 7 in the German-speaking countries. According to the Wirtschaftswoche, Mannheim Marketingprofessor Christian Homburg is the the most successful researcher in business administration with regard to lifetime achievements, Mannheim Seniorprofessor Martin Weber holds rank 2.
Masters in Management ranking by the Financial Times: The Mannheim Master in Management program is Germany's No. 3 and ranked 24th internationally. Mannheim is one of six German business schools represented in this ranking.
The Financial Times European Business Schools ranking publishes a list based on all FT rankings in the respective year. The Business School of the University of Mannheim ranks 21st in Europe (No. 3 in Germany) in 2021.
The University of Mannheim, Business School received excellent results in the CHE-Ranking, published in the magazine “ZEIT-Studienführer 2020/2021”. It is rated top class in 14 out of 19 categories.
In the current CHE Master Ranking, the Mannheim Master in Management ranks among the leaders in all eight categories. Alongside two other German business master programs, it avchieves the highest possible number of top ratings.
QS World University Ranking by Subject 2021: This year's QS Topuniversities “Ranking by Subject” ranks the University of Mannheim in the subject “Business & Management Studies” as No. 1 in Germany.
According to the British business magazine The Economist and its Masters in Management ranking, the Mannheim Master in Management program is ranked #10 and thereby among the leading master’s programs in business administration worldwide.
The Gründungsradar 2018 of the Endowment Association and the Heinz Nixdorf Foundation ranks the University of Mannheim second in the category of medium-sized universities in Germany. The University of Mannheim is therefore one of the most start-up friendly universities in Germany. Besides the very good overall performance, the University of Mannheim especially received top grades in this year’s core field of “founding activities”.