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Ruhr-Universität Bochum again wins the academic award for practical marketing research
29.02.2016 Dean's Office
The team comprising the Chair of Prof. Dr. Jan Wieseke and Jun. Prof.Dr. Laura Marie Schons of the Sales & Marketing department earned the Academic Award for 2016 on 24.02.2016.

Re-election of Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt
25.02.2016 Dean's Office
as Chairman of the Expert Council for Assessment of Overall Economic Development

Successfully completed doctorates
22.02.2016 News
On 17th February 2016, nine more doctoral candidates earned their degrees at the faculty of economics.

Looking for an alternative to the traditional internship?
18.02.2016 Dean's Office
The Faculty of Economics offers an innovative educational concept "Projects in science (theory) and practice" for students in the Bachelor's degree in the coming summer.

Prof. Dr. Knauer of the Chair for Business Administration was appointed specifically for controlling
04.02.2016 Dean's Office


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