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Head of Lufthansa: Contributor at economic panel
16.11.2016 Dean's Office
Mr. Carsten Spohr, chairman of the ”Deutsche Lufthansa AG“ will visit the Ruhr-University Bochum on Wednesday, 23. November 2016 and open the series of events “economic panel of the Institute of Management (ifu)” in winter term 2016/2017.

Certificates and tributes at the graduation ceremony
15.11.2016 Dean's Office
On Friday, 11. November 2016 the graduation of the examination date of summer term 2016 of the Faculty of Management and Economics took place at the main auditorium of Ruhr-University Bochum (Audimax).

Successfully completed promotions
10.11.2016 Dean's Office
On Wednesday, 9. November 2016 three further promotions have been successfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics.

McKinsey & Company, Inc. comes to our house!
07.11.2016 Dean's Office

ZESS: New research center for smart product-service-systems
02.11.2016 Dean's Office
Prof. Dr. Christian Schmitz, Prof. Dr. Marion Steven, Prof. Dr. Brigitte Werners, Prof. Dr. Jan Wieseke and the co-opted members Prof. Dr. Uta Wilkens and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Herrmann are involved on the part of the Faculty of Management and Economics in the new research center for engineering of smart product-service-systems (ZESS).


From left: Prof. Dr. Michael Roos, Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul, Prof. Dr. Helmut Karl.

Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Management and Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. The following pages will provide useful information on research and academics at our faculty.

Our study programmes comprise over 20 professors and foreign partner universities who open their faculties to our students. The staff includes distinguished economists, such as the chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, an academic body that advises German policy makers on questions of economic policy, and president of the Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI, Essen), Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt. The chair and staff of RWI, one of the five leading economic research institutes, are also members of our faculty. For management, Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pellens, vice president of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft, is a faculty member. The Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft is a high-level dialogue forum that serves the finding of solutions to current economic problems in practice and policymaking, as well as exchange between research institutions and enterprises.

We wish you much success with your studies!

Prof. Dr. Helmut Karl (Dean), Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul (Vice Dean) and Prof. Dr. Michael Roos (Dean of Research