Faculty & Research

You are here: The Mannheim Experience » Faculty & Research

This Page

First Choice for Research and Teaching

For decades, the University of Mannheim has been among the top research institutions in Europe in the fields of business administration and economics. Renowned rankings document Mannheim’s leading position.

The Business School of the University of Mannheim has built an outstanding reputation internationally: Mannheim professors regularly publish their results in leading journals such as the Journal of Marketing, the Journal of Finance and Management Science and are highly sought-after speakers at conferences around the world. Many standard works, which form the foundation of business administration programs nationwide and internationally, were written by Mannheim professors.

Find the exhaustive Faculty Profile here.

Facts & Figures

#39 worldwide, #11 in Europe and #1 in Germany for business and economics in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2021) 

According to the current Handelsblatt research ranking, the two top-ranked German business professors, Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Christian Homburg and Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Martin Weber, are members of the Mannheim faculty

Average annual research output of Mannheim business professors: 130 journal articles, 80 conference speeches and 25 book (co-)authorships

In the Financial Times Masters in Management rankings, Mannheim is placed in the top 10 globally in Marketing (#2) and Finance (#10) 

Further Information


A dedication to excellence, internationality and practice orientation – this is what the MBS faculty stands for.

Learn more

Adjunct Faculty

Researchers from other leading international business schools as well as senior executives from the corporate world add their expertise to the Mannheim faculty.

Learn more


A competence center and communication hub between university research and renowned experts focusing on corporate governance.

Learn more

Research Events

Critical analysis and discussion – essential elements in successful research and in preparing future scholars.

Learn more


An overview of the most important publications of Mannheim faculty members.

Learn more

Guest Speakers

Renowned experts from the worlds of academia and business are regular guests in Mannheim.

Learn more


Located in the heart of the German and European economy, Mannheim Business School (MBS), the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim, is considered to be one of the leading institutions of its kind in Germany and is continuously ranked as Germany’s #1.


MBS Merchandise Shop Image