Prof. Dr. Bernd Helmig


University of Mannheim
Chair for Public and Nonprofit Management
L 5, 4
68161 Mannheim
Room: 107
Phone: +49 621 181-1727
Consultation hours: kindly contact our secretary
Email: sekretariat.helmig(at)



Prof. Dr. Bernd Helmig has held the Chair of Business Administration, Public & Nonprofit Management at the University of Mannheim since August 2008. Furthermore from 2009 – 2011 he served as Academic Director for the Executive Education programs at the Mannheim Business School gGmbH, the umbrella organisation for management education of the business school at the University of Mannheim. Additionally from 2008 – 2010 he was Associate Dean for International Relations of the Business School at the University of Mannheim.

From 2001 – 2008 Prof. Helmig was Full Professor for Business Administration and holder of the Chair of Nonprofit Management & Marketing at the University of Fribourg/Switzerland as well as Director of the local “Institute for Research on Management of Associations” (VMI, 2005-2008). In this role he managed the Executive Master of Business Administration (MBA) for Nonprofit Organisations.

In 2002 Prof. Helmig was visiting faculty guest at Harvard Business School (Boston/Cambridge/Massachusetts, USA) and in 1999 as well as in 2006 he was visiting scholar at the University of Edinburgh (Scotland, UK). In 2007 he was offered a Chair for Public Management at the University of Hamburg.

Prof. Helmig is author and editor of numerous books and professional articles as well as co-editor of well-respected scientific journals. He is a member of the following editorial and advisory boards respectively:

  • Financial Acccountability & Management
  • International Review on Public and Nonprofit Marketing
  • Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing
  • Nonprofit Management & Leadership
  • Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Quarterly
  • Voluntas – International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations