Chair of General Management and Information Systems

Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl

Prof. Dr. Armin Heinzl

Armin Heinzl is chair of General Management and Information Systems at the University of Mannheim since 2002. Previously, he held the Chair of Business Informatics at the University of Bayreuth between 1996 and 2002.

The aim of his research is to develop theories and methods for the design of IT systems and IT infrastructures as well as for software development. His research results based on empirical studies have subsequently influence on software-supported methods and tools.

Main field of research:

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  • Software Platform Ecosystems
  • Cloud Computing
  • Lean and Agile Software Development
  • Digital Transformation
  • Health Care IT
  • IT Outsourcing and Governance
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Luise Bühler

Luise Bühler

Secretary's office Chair of General Management and Information Systems

Phone: +49 (0) 621 181-1691
E-mail: wifo1(at)

Visitors address
University of Mannheim
L 15, 1-6
5th Floor – Room 514
68161 Mannheim

Postal address
Universität Mannheim
LS für ABWL und Witschaftsinformatik
Professor Dr. Armin Heinzl
68131 Mannheim