Doing your PhD between stucco and cobblestones: a working atmosphere like that in the baroque palace of Mannheim is unique in Germany. The Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Mannheim is one of the leading business schools in Europe. It stands for first-class research, internationality and a pronounced practical orientation. Innovative teaching and consistent quality management ensure the best conditions for doctoral studies. This is confirmed by successful rankings and our triple accreditation with AACSB, EFMD (EQUIS) and AMBA.
But there is also a lot to discover at the University of Mannheim beyond the doctorate: doctoral students can get involved socially or culturally in one of the many initiatives. At the legendary Schneckenhof parties, the Mannheim Forum or the Schlossfest, you can not only celebrate but also network. And away from campus, there are many museums and theatres, shopping streets and the banks of the Rhine and Neckar to explore.
The business administration faculty at the University of Mannheim is one of the best in Germany. This is also shown by the first-class placements in national and international rankings. Here is a small selection.
At the University of Mannheim, doctoral students regularly have the opportunity to network through various events. These include the following events: