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MAN 454 Lecture Series “Science for Future – How Scientific Research can Support Sustainable Development”

General Information

Offered during the second half of the semester

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
Course Format Lecture
Credit Points 3 ECTS
Frequency Spring term
Hours per Week 2 (in-class) + 4 (self-study)
Language English
Grading 60 minutes written exam.
Pre-requisites None

Course Structure

The lecture series will comprise 6 sessions with 12 talks (i.e., always 2 talks on one day) with approx. 60 minutes presentation, 30 minutes discussion per talk.

Topic Time
tba April 21st, 2020
tba April 28th, 2020
tba May 5th, 2020
tba May 12th, 2020
tba May 19th, 2020
tba May 26th, 2020

    Further Information

  • Brief Description

    The goal of this interdisciplinary lecture series is to raise awareness for the potential of scientific research to contribute to sustainable development as defined in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Mannheim-based researchers from various disciplines including economics, psychology, history, political science, philosophy, information systems, and business management (amongst others) will present cutting-edge research or basic knowledge on sustainability-related topics. The lecture series is open to students from all Bachelor programs.

  • Registration

    Registration via Portal2 is required.

  • Contact

    If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via CSR(at)!