Adam Scharpf receives Dina Zinnes Award

Adam Scharpf is the recipient of the 2016 Dina Zinnes Award for the best graduate paper presented on a SSIP panel at this year’s ISA Annual Convention. He receives the Award for his paper on the political and military determinants of US foreign military training. The Award is presented by the ISA’s Scientific Study of International Processes Section (SSIP*). We are delighted that the Committee awarded the prize for the second time in a row to a member of our Chair. 2015’s recipient was Anita Gohdes.

We welcome our new students

The School of Science warmly welcomes all students to the Fall Semester 2016/2017 at the University of Mannheim. You will find the information about your specific degree programm and the faculty in the main navigation. We wish you a great start into your new stage of life!

The University of Mannheim's Political Scientists Announced as Editorial Team of the Most Renowned Political Science Journal

Political science's premier scholarly research journal, the American Political Science Review, will be edited for the next 4 years unter the direction of Prof. Dr. Thomas König, chair holder of International Politics at the School of Social Sciences. Furthermore Prof. Dr. Sabine Carey and Prof. Dr. Thomas Bräuninger are part of the editorial team.

School of Social Sciences, University of Mannheim

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Find information about our three departments Political Science, Psychology and Sociology including our degree courses and research fields.


New Degree Program Mannheim Master in Data Science


IPSDS Talks, February 20th, 2016


Results of the workload survey