University of Mannheim
The University of Mannheim is a public research university situated in Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs as well as Ph.D degrees within business administration, economics, law, social sciences, humanities, mathematics, computer science and information systems – all with an interdisciplinary and international focus. The University of Mannheim's campus is located in the city center of Mannheim and mainly centers around its main campus – the Mannheim Palace (completed in 1760). The university has around 11,880 full-time students, 800 scholars enrolled, 800 academic staff and a total income of more than €115 million in 2012. It is organized into 5 academic departments and 2 academic colleges. The University of Mannheim is considered to have the by far best and most prestigious business school in Germany and is consistently ranked #1 in national university rankings and among the top business schools worldwide for its business administration and economics programs. Moreover, the university's programs for social sciences, politics as well as business informatics rank nationwide within the Top 3 and its programs for law and computer science within the Top 10. The 2012/2013 QS World University Rankings ranked the University of Mannheim among the best one hundred universities within the disciplines of Social & Sciences Management, Accounting and Economics & Econometrics, as well as among the Top 50 universities within the discipline of Political Sciences. Furthermore, the University of Mannheim is placed 83th with regard to global employer reputation. The University of Mannheim is a member of the German Universities Excellence Initiative, the International Association of Universities, the European Network for Training Economic Research, the German Research Foundation (DFG), and it is accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of B...