Hochschule Mannheim – University of Applied Sciences
For more than 100 years, the Hochschule Mannheim – University of Applied Sciences has been anticipating future educational demands. We can look back on a dynamic tradition and commitment to meeting future challenges with innovative educational concepts. The Hochschule Mannheim sees its primary mission as the training of highly-qualified, responsible, independently-minded and critical graduates who are able to present, discuss and implement solutions. Through the practical orientation of our programmes and through our activities in applied research, we can guarantee the quality of up-to-date degree programmes. The University’s outlook is global, and we actively promote international, scientific and cultural exchange between students. Our degree programmes increasingly focus on the demands and opportunities of the international community.
Jean-Claude Hamilius graduated Diplom Designer at the Hochschule für Gestaltung in Offenbach in Germany. Over the years he has been Art-, Creative- and Executive Creative Director at Young & Rubicam, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, DMB&B and McCann Erickson in Frankfurt and Düsseldorf, in charge at local, national and international level for e. g. Philip Morris, Procter & Gamble, Canon, Goodyear,Zwilling, Burger King, Yamaha Motors … Laureate of e. g. New York Festival, Art Directors Club, Eurobest, iF Design Award … He is founder and Creative Director of Consumers’ in Düsseldorf and started his academic career as lecturer for Graphic Design at the Lycée technique des Arts et Métiers in his home country Luxembourg, before he was named Professor at the Faculty of Design of the University of Applied Sciences in Mannheim in October 2007. For several years he was president of the jury at the Communication & Design Awards in Luxembourg, and in 2012 member of the jury at the „Junior Agency“ Students Awards of the GWA (German Association of Communications Agencies). Jean-Claude was also an edcom Board member for several years.