The Central Institute of Mental Health (CIMH) in Mannheim was founded on the April 8, 1975 as a State Foundation pf Public Law with funds coming from the Federal Government, the state of Baden-Württemberg and the Volkswagen Foundation.
Its four medical departments, with inpatient and day-clinic beds, ensure the psychiatric care of the citizens of Mannheim. Mentally ill people of all ages can trust in the most advanced treatments based on the latest international knowledge and research.
As a globally-recognized center of modern psychiatry, the CIMH, in co-operation with national and international institutions, achieves outstanding accomplishments in science - in a central location. With more than 1300 employees at ten sites in Mannheim’s inner city, the CIMH has today one of Mannheim’s largest employers.
Its structure forms an extremely efficient and exemplary link between patient care, research and teaching.