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Welcome to the Department of Economics at the University of Mannheim, one of the largest and most reputable economics departments in Germany! The members of our Department are engaged in a variety of research projects at the frontier of their fields, ranging from microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, labor economics, industrial organization, financial economics, auctions and game theory, policy analysis and evaluation, to economic history and international trade.

Through the expertise of our staff, we offer a first-class Master of Science program in Economics. The program is designed for a small group of outstanding students who want to acquire the skills necessary for a successful career in an international organization, academia, or the public or private sector. Depending on the individual goals each student can choose one of the following study tracks:

This website contains information about our program, the admission procedure, and other areas of interest. Please contact the program manager for further information.

New specialization in Competition and Regulation Economics

As of the fall semester 2017, the Department of Economics will offer a new specialization in Competition and Regulation Economics (you can download the information flyer shown below here):


Contact Information

Program Manager and Exchange Coordinator

Sebastian Herdtweck
Phone: +49 621 181-1763
Fax: +49 621 181-2042
Consultation hours: TBA


Mailing Address

Department of Economics (GESS)
University of Mannheim
68131 Mannheim


Visitor’s Address

L 9, 7, room 409
68161 Mannheim