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Mannheim Business School


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Admissions Manager EMBA
Mannheim Business School
L 5, 6
68161 Mannheim

Mannheim Business School is the umbrella organization for management education at Mannheim University. Founded in 2005, it is the only German institution to be accredited with by AACSB International, AMBS, and EQUIS, which are the three leading unions of educational institutions in business worldwide. Only one percent of the business schools worldwide hold this so-called Triple Crown. Research and teaching at a worldwide top level, internationality, a practical orientation, and consistent quality management are the success factors of the “Mannheim Concept.”

Mannheim Business School
Currently, Mannheim Business School offers various international MBA Programs (Master of Business Administration), all completely taught in English: The Mannheim Full-Time MBA, which is offered in a one-year format and the Mannheim Part-Time MBA, a two-year format, the Mannheim Executive MBA as well as the ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA and the MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA in cooperation with renowned business schools.
Mannheim Business School has made a name for itself on the international market for MBA programs and has already become a constant in a number of international rankings:

  • #5 in the worldwide Financial Times Executive MBA Ranking for “Customized/Company Programs” und #1 in Germany (2015)
  • Among the top 20 MBA Programs outside the United States in the Bloomberg-Businessweek-Ranking
  • #38 in the worldwide Economist-MBA-Ranking, #11 in Europe, and #1 in Germany (2015)
  • #49 in the global Financial Times MBA Ranking und #1 in Germany (2015); worldwide top-ten positions in the disciplines Marketing, Economics, and Ethics/CSR
  • Among the best 30 Executive MBA Programs in the worldwide ranking of The Economist (2015)
  • Among the top 20 in the „Better World MBA Ranking“ of the Corporate Knights Magazine, #4 in Europe and #1 in Germany (2015)

Mannheim Business School’s programs have been designed to optimally meet the needs of ambitious executives and companies.

Mannheim MBA (Full-time):
The Mannheim MBA is designed for young professionals with at least three years of work experience looking to speed up and advance their careers.

Mannheim MBA (Part-Time):
The Mannheim Part-Time MBA program is designed for high-achieving young professionals who wish to pursue a world-class MBA without leaving their jobs. The 24-month program provides participants with a minimum of 3 years of work experience with the skills and tools they need for positions in international top management.

ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA (Part-time):
The ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA is jointly run by Mannheim Business School and ESSEC Business School. The program is offered in two different formats – a weekend and a modular track – and is tailored to the unique requirements of established managers and executives, who have at least five years of professional work and leadership experience.

Mannheim Master of Accounting & Taxation:
The program is designed for young professionals in the field of accounting and tax consulting.

Company programs:
Mannheim Business School runs customized company programs that meet the specific needs of organizations.

Partner Business Schools:
EADA (Spain), ESSEC (France), Warwick (UK), CUHK (China), IIMB (India), IITM (Chennai, India), NUS (Singapore), Queen's (Canada), Stern School of Management, NYU (USA), Thunderbird (USA)

Mannheim Business School gGmbH (2005)
University of Mannheim (1907)


Study programs


With its time structure, its contents, and its flexibility, the Mannheim Executive MBA is perfectly adapted to the individual needs of experienced professionals and executives. Within 18 months, participants - who have an average of more than twelve years of work experience after the completion of their first academic degree and who have top positions within a wide range of industries and functional areas – receive the final finish for their careers both professionally and personally. This is due to a holistic program concept, whose components are optimally tuned to one another.


Mannheim Master in Management Analytics & AI

Clearly, companies that are capable of effectively analyzing the increasing amount of data and drawing the right conclusions from it have a decisive competitive advantage and are able to create new value. For this, they require new ways of thinking, job profiles and skills. Companies require employees with specific methodological, technological and management expertise, which is where the Mannheim Master in Management Analytics & AI comes in.


Mannheim Master in Sustainability and Impact Management

Society at large is increasingly facing existential challenges such as the global climate crisis, a general scarcity of resources and severe biodiversity loss. Consequently, successfully managing sustainability, i.e., the company’s impact on people and planet, is not only becoming a core responsibility of firms but also a key success factor, enabling companies to gain competitive advantages.



The ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA program prepares executives for the challenges of international management by refining their communication, people management, leadership, and team-working skills. The curriculum compromises a diverse range of teaching methods, including, amongst others, individual work, international residencies, and conferences, enabling our participants to acquire an integrated and systematic perspective on European and international business.


Mannheim Master of Accounting & Taxation - Accounting Track

Der Mannheim Master of Accounting & Taxation - Accounting Track war 2008 einer der ersten § 8a-Studiengänge überhaupt und ist nach wie vor das einzige von einer Universität angebotene Programm, das seinen Absolventen den Weg in das verkürzte Berufsexamen ermöglicht. Das Studium schließt mit dem akademischen Grad des Master of Science (M.Sc.) ab.


Mannheim Master of Accounting & Taxation - Taxation Track

Seit Jahrzehnten ist die Universität Mannheim führende deutsche Ausbildungsstätte für den Steuerberater-Nachwuchs. Der Taxation Track setzt diese Tradition als berufsbegleitender Studiengang nach der Bologna-Reform konsequent fort. Er bietet eine einzigartige Spezialisierungsmöglichkeit auf dem Gebiet der Besteuerung und ist konsequent darauf ausgerichtet, seine Teilnehmerinnen und Teilnehmer für eine erfolg-reiche und verantwortliche Tätigkeit in der Steuerberatung auszubilden.


Mannheim Full-Time MBA

It has been a success story for many years now: About 600 junior managers from all over the world have obtained the prerequisites for their career with the Mannheim MBA. Today, many of them work in top management positions within a wide range of industries and functional areas. According to the current rankings of the Financial Times and The Economist, the Mannheim MBA is the best of its kind throughout the German-speaking countries. This is especially due to its outstanding price-performance ratio, its quality of education, and its high level of internationality.


Mannheim Part-Time MBA

The newly introduced Mannheim Part-Time MBA program is designed for high-achieving young professionals who wish to pursue a world-class MBA without leaving their jobs. The 24-month program provides participants with a minimum of 3 years of work experience with the skills and tools they need for positions in international top management. Participants benefit from our world-class faculty as well as from an international learning experience through residencies in Asia and North America.


Requirements / Application

Suitability and language tests

Aptitude test
Language tests
  • Professional work experience
  • University degree
  • Fluency in English
  • Leadership potential

Financial Aid

For information regarding financial assistance (grants and loans), please contact the admissions office.

Recruiters Guide

Mannheim Business School offers a variety of recruitment services that enable you to get in touch with the participants and graduates during different times of the year. The Career Services Team provides advice throughout the recruitment process and can help you find the right mix of hiring tools in order to meet the individual needs of your company.

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