Mannheim Business School (MBS) is the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim and is considered to be the leading German business school. It is the only German institution to be accredited by AACSB International, EQUIS and AMBA. Research and teaching at a worldwide top level, internationality, a practical orientation and consistent quality management are the success factors of the "Mannheim Concept."
According to the rankings of the most important news and business magazines in Germany and worldwide, the University of Mannheim and Mannheim Business School take a leading position. According to employers, the University of Mannheim offers the best management education in Germany. In an annual survey of more than 500 HR directors conducted by the Handelsblatt Publishing Group (Wirtschaftswoche), the University of Mannheim's Business School takes number one position for the eleventh time in a row.
Furthermore, Mannheim has become a constant in international rankings: MBS was ranked 36th worldwide in the full-time MBA ranking by The Economist in 2012 . Moreover, MBS climbed to 10th position in Europe. In fall 2012, MBS was ranked 41 in the "Global Executive MBA Ranking" by the Financial Times. MBS also continues to gain prestige in Latin America: In the current rankings of the business magazines América Economía and Expansión the school is ranked among the "Top 30" worldwide.
Currently, Mannheim Business School offers three international MBA programs, all completely taught in English: The Mannheim MBA, which is offered in a one-year full-time and a two-year part-time format, the ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA, which comes in two formats (weekend and modular), and the MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA. The Mannheim Master of Accounting & Taxation, Open Enrollment Programs and Customized Programs complete the MBS program portfolio.
While Mannheim and the surrounding Rhine Neckar Metropolitan Region are perhaps not as well known as other German cities, it offers both outstanding industrial heritage and a diverse natural beauty.
Internationally renowned companies such as BASF, SAP, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen or Roche Diagnostics emerged from this area. Today, 50 % of Germany's Top-500 companies are based within 250 km of Mannheim. Innovative geniuses and entrepreneurs are also embedded in Mannheim's history: Carl Benz built the world's first automobile only a few miles outside the city. Also the bicycle was invented here.
Mannheim's vibrant cultural life together with the surrounding area with an abundance of recreational opportunities makes it the place to be in the heart of Europe. The Palatinate, Germany's largest wine-growing region, Heidelberg with its romantic flair and the Odenwald's many castles are close to the city. Frankfurt, the financial hub of Germany, is less than an hour away by car or train.
To learn more about the Rhine Neckar Metropolitan Region, please visit: www.wishyouwerehere.de
Please note: All programs at Mannheim Business School are fully taught in English. Please send us your application in English. Find out more about the application process here.