Interaction with business partners – research made relevant

By closely collaborating with selected corporate partners, we foster knowledge transfer between theory and practice.

This page provides an overview of the types of cooperation we offer, the benefits of a cooperation with us as well as a selection of our corporate partners. A list of job offers at our corporate partners can be found here.

Types of Cooperation

  • Guest lectures
  • Workshops
  • Financial support of PhD projects
  • Joint development of case studies
  • Roundtable events
  • Joint projects and studies
  • On-site company visits

Benefits of a cooperation

Knowledge Transfer

Gain access to the latest research insights and best practices for addressing key strategic issues („evidence-based management“).

Gaining access to new talent

Engage with highly qualified and motivated students at guest lectures, roundtable events, workshops and social events.


Benefit from the experience and though-provoking ideas of fellow practitioners and scientists.

Joint events and projects

We are happy to share our insights at conferences or inhouse seminars with you, your employees or your customers.

Selected business partners




Secretary Chair of Strategic and International Management
University of Mannheim
Schloss Mittelbau – Room 104
68161 Mannheim
Opening hours:
Mon: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Tue: 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Wed: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Thu: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.