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The Central Institute of Mental Health

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 a total of 349 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 1200 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.

Slide Show - CIMH Buildings

Management Board

Chairman of the Board and Director

Prof. Dr.
Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg

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Business & Administrative Board and Commercial Director 

Katrin Erk,
Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.
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Deputy Director
Medical Director

Prof. Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Tobias Banaschewski

Deputy Director (comm.)/
Manager, Business Organization and Legal / Manager, Personnel Management

Andreas-W. Möller