News in 2014

The Faculty of Economics mourns the loss of Dr. Karl Otto Pöhl, Honorary Doctor of Economics


12.12.2014
The Faculty of Economics mourns the loss of Dr. Karl Otto Pöhl, who passed away on December 9, 2014, aged 85.  
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Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Krupp Foundation


08.12.2014
Prof. Dr. Schmidt, Professor at the Faculty of Management and Economics and President of the Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research, has been appointed as a member to the Board of Trustees of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Foundation. This decision was taken in the first December meeting of the Foundation.  
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Successful completion of project „ Optimal Quality Care in Emergency Services”


25.11.2014
Within the framework of the project “Optimal Quality Care in Emergency Services”, funded by the foundation “Zukunft NRW,” a team lead by Prof. Dr. Werners at the Chair of Business Administration has developed a prototype for a “decision support system” which can be used by all emergency services.  
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24.11.2014: Certificates and awards at the graduation ceremony 2014
The Faculty of Management and Economics award of the certificates for the examination date summer semester 2014 took place in the RUB Audimax on November 21, 2014.
13.11.2014: Council of Experts presents the Annual Expert Report
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the 2014/2015 Annual Report of the Expert Council on the overall economic development from Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt.
11.11.2014: IKF`s "Impulses"
The IKF`s (Institute for Banking and Finance of the RUB) event series "Impulses" provides the following information.
07.11.2014: Prof. Riedel successfully recruited a DFG-project
Prof. Riedel successfully recruited the DFG-project "Local public goods: Empirical evidence on the effect on spatial business activities and the economic incidence".
07.11.2014: Prof. Bauer successfully recruited a DFG-project
Prof. Bauer successfully recruited a DFG-project "Demographic change and regional labor markets".
06.11.2014: Successfully completed doctorates
Seven other PhD examination procedures have been sucessfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics on November 5, 2014.
27.10.2014: Prof. Roos at the Global Deans Forum in Shenzhen
As a representative of the Faculty the Dean of Research Prof. Michael Roos participated in the Global Forum of Deans of the Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) in Shezhen. On the occasion of the festivities for the 10th anniversary of its founding, the PHBS organized a meeting with 40 deans of Business Schools from around the world from October 23 to October 25, 2014.
20.10.2014: RUB-Guides wanted !
The Central Student Advisory Service is looking for students of all disciplines who would like to assist pupils in their study orientation process.
14.10.2014: RUB Economists were awarded third place in the FAZ ranking
The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung has created a ranking list of the most influential economic faculties in its university ranking in October 2014. The Ruhr-University`s Faculty of Management and Economics comes third in the current FAZ ranking.
13.10.2014: Fir for start-ups
A joint workshop for the doctorates of the RUB`s Engineering Faculties and the Faculty of Management and Economics was held in building ID 04/471 on 09.10.2014. The main focus of the event was the business start-up.
07.10.2014: Fir for start-ups
The Faculties of Engineering and the Faculty of Management and Economics will organize a workshop "Fit for start-ups" on 9 October 2014. All interested doctoral students are invited.
01.10.2014: Jan Wieseke awarded "Professor of the Year 2014"
The Faculty of Management and Economics cordially congratulates Prof. Dr. Wieseke for the award "Professor of the Year 2014" in the category of "economics/law", which is awarded by the magazine "Unicum Beruf".
11.09.2014: IELTS - ZFA
Do you want to study abroad?
Do you want to do a Master‘s degree in English, either in Germany or abroad?
Do you need proof of your English language ability?
Are you applying for a job abroad?
10.09.2014: Economist ranking
Once a year, the FAZ publishes a ranking of economists that analyzes the influence of scientists on science, politics and media.
04.09.2014: ZONTA-WIWI-AWARD WS 2014 / 2015
23.07.2014: Successfully completed doctorates
Seven other PhD examination procedures have been successfully completed at the Faculty of Economics on 23.07.2014.
23.07.2014: Launch event ThyssenKrupp start programme
The student representative council of the Faculty of Management and Economics invites all freshmen to the launch event. It takes place in the lecture hall H-NA 02.10.14. at 10:00 a.m.
14.07.2014: Workshop on "Sustainability" in the Faculty of Management and Economics
A first workshop on "Sustainability” was held at the Faculty of Management and Economics on June 30, 2014. 12 members and associates of the faculty presented their research projects on this issue while 30 more faculty members were present and discussed the presented research works.
02.07.2014: Summer School Bible - Ethics - Economy
In cooperation with the Konrad Adenauer Foundation Regional Office of Westphalia the Faculty of Catholic Theology organizes the conference Bible - Ethics – Economy at the Ruhr-University Bochum from 22.9. - 25.09.2014.
28.05.2014: Inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Schmitz on 21/05/2014
Prof. Dr. Christian Schmitz welcomed many faculty members and colleagues as well as his family and friends to his official inaugural lecture at the RUB on Wednesday, 21.5.2014.
28.05.2014: The faculty mourns the loss of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c Klaus Kuhn
Professor Kuhn passed away on May 11, 2014 at the age of 87 years.
14.05.2014: Certificates and awards at the graduation celebration
The presentation of the graduation certificates of the Faculty of Management and Economics for the winter semester 2013/14 took place in the main auditorium on 05.09.2014.
07.05.2014: Successfully completed doctorates
Four PhD examination procedures have been successfully concluded at the Faculty of Management and Economics on the 7th of May, 2014.
05.05.2014: The faculty mourns for the loss of Prof. em. Dr. H.C. Dr. H.C. Dr. H.C. Dr. H.C. Dieter Schneider
The Ruhr University and the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Ruhr- University Bochum mourn the loss of Prof. em. Dr. H.C. Dr. H.C. Dr. H.C. Dr. H.C. Dieter Schneider. Professor Schneider died at the age of 79 years on April 26, 2014.
23.04.2014: Workshop
The first workshop dealing with " Fundamental uncertainty" took place in the morning of April 1, 2014. Several chairs of the Faculty of Management and Economics of the Ruhr -Universität Bochum were involved and in four lectures an insight into current research in the fields of Operations Research , Sales & Marketing and macroeconomics was given to this topic.
03.04.2014: Prof. Dr. Nadine Riedel - new head of the Chair for Public Finance and Economic Policy.
The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration is delighted to welcome a new member. On April 1, 2014 Prof. Dr. Nadine Riedel took over the post as head of the Chair for Public Finance and Economic Policy.
21.03.2014: Sanne Hiller has been appointed as an assistant professor
Sanne Hiller was working as a Postdoc at the Institute of Economics at Leuphana University Lüneburg prior to her Assistant Professorship at RUB.
17.03.2014: Maren Michaelsen has been appointed as an assistant professor
Maren M. Michaelsen obtained her PhD in Economics in July 2013 from the Ruhr University of Bochum.