Established in 2005, Mannheim Business School is the management education institution of University of Mannheim in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. It is located at Mannheim Palace, one of the largest baroque castles in Europe.
The school currently has over 500 graduate students. For senior managers and executives, it offers the Mannheim executive MBA (part-time for 18 months); the ESSEC & MANNHEIM Executive MBA (part-time for 18 months);
the MANNHEIM & TONGJI Executive MBA (part-time between 18 and 42 months, focusing on Sino-German business relationships).
For young professionals, there is the 12-month Mannheim full-time MBA that has five tracks to follow: German track and the Eurasian track with Asian partner business schools including National University of Singapore, Chinese University of Hong Kong, IIMB. There is also the Transatlantic track with Transatlantic Partner Business Schools such as Queen's University, Arizona State University, New York University, the European track with EADA Barcelona, Warwick Business School, ESSEC and finally a Global track. There’s also the Mannheim part-time MBA (24 months); the Mannheim master of accounting and taxation, a three-year part-time master programme.
The admission to Mannheim's full-time MBA program has been rated as the most selective in Europe with only 20 per cent of applicants awarded a place.
International students at the school account for more than 55 percent. Meanwhile, MBS has partnerships with many universities around the world including New York University Stern School of Business, Queen's University, Thunderbird School of Global Management, the EADA Business School, the ESSEC Business School, the Warwick Business School, Chinese University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore and Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad.