MBS at a Glance

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An Umbrella for Management Education in Mannheim

Lifelong learning – this is no longer a mere catchphrase in the business world, but an absolute imperative. Mannheim Business School unites the activities of the University of Mannheim and its Business School under a single organizational umbrella. With its roughly 50 employees, it is responsible for the organization and marketing of the school's management education programs. Academic responsibility rests with the professors of the Business School of the University of Mannheim. Degrees are granted by the University of Mannheim.

Mannheim Business School is a non-profit Ltd. corporation (gGmbH) owned by the University of Mannheim (25.2%) and the Prechel Foundation (74.8%), of which all of the professors in the Business School of the University of Mannheim are stakeholders. 

Mannheim Business School at a Glance

The following table gives you an overview over the structure, the facts and the figures of Mannheim Business School and the University of Mannheim:

Mannheim Business School
Year founded

2005

(first MBA program established in 2002)

Legal status

Non-profit-organization 

(Associates: University of Mannheim, Prechel Foundation)

Programs offered

Mannheim MBA (full-time)

Mannheim MBA (part-time)

Mannheim Executive MBA

ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA (part-time)

MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA

Mannheim Master of Accounting & Taxation

Company Programs

Open Courses

Residencies

Staff

Full professors: 36

Associate Professors: 29

Adjunct faculty: 25

Non-academic staff: 45

Students

640

International Students

55%

Female Students

40%

Business School of the University of Mannheim
Year founded

1907

Legal status

School/Faculty of the University of Mannheim

Programs offered

Bachelor, Master and PhD programs in

Business Administration

Business Education

Staff

Full professors: 36

Associate Professors: 29

Adjunct Faculty: 19

Academic staff: 180

Students

4,000

International Students

19%

Female Students

35%

University of Mannheim
Year founded

1907

Legal status

State-owned

Programs offered

Bachelor, Master and PhD programs at five schools:

Law and Economics

Business Administration

Social Sciences

Humanities

Business Informatics and Mathematics

Staff

Full professors: 140

Academic staff: 650

Non-academic staff: 541

Students

12,000

International Students

18%

Female Students

40%

MANNHEIM BUSINESS SCHOOL (MBS)

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.

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