News in 2015


Award for Double Master's Students


30.11.2015
Mr. WU Chenzhi, a successful graduate of the Double Master's Degree in "Financial Services" which is offered collaboratively by Ruhr University Bochum and Shanghai Tongji University, has been selected by the Chinese-German College (CDHK) at Tongji University in recognition for his outstanding academic achievements together with Ms. WANG Siyi to the circle of the best graduates for the year 2015.  
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The Faculty of Management and Economics congratulates the recipients of the Germany Scholarship


25.11.2015
On November 23, the seventh scholarship celebration of Ruhr University Bochum took place in the event centre.  
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25.11.2015: Certificates and awards at the graduation ceremony
Award of certificates for graduates from the Faculty of Economics took place on 20.11.2015 for the summer semester 2015 at Audimax.
11.11.2015: Additional Doctoral Procedures
On November 11th 2015 six additional Doctoral procedures have been successfully completed at the Faculty of Economics.
11.11.2015: Introduction to Excel and VBA
On 14th and 15th October, the course "Introduction to Microsoft Excel and Visual Basic for applications (VBA)" took place for the first time, offered at the Chair of Prof. Dr. Werners.
06.11.2015: Prof. Dr. Jan Wieseke – „Scientist of the month
06.11.2015: Students from Shanghai
19.10.2015: HypoVereinsbank onemarkets campus trading 2015 at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum - a day of trading tips & trends
What ist the relation between the Italian arithmetician Leonardo Fibonacci and with stock analysis? What determines the price or dealer of a DAX knockout paper? And how can it be established whether a trade is really worth it? Answers to these and other questions about trading would be addressed at HVB onemarkets Campus Trading at Ruhr-University Bochum:
12.10.2015: GENED Annual Meeting in Bochum
The third GENED Annual Meeting took place on 28 / 29.9. at Ruhr University. The GENED (German Network for New Economic Dynamics) is an association of economists in Germany, working on the development and application of computer models with diverse agents.
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01.09.2015: Harvard-Kurs
28.08.2015: ZONTA-WIWI-PREIS 2015 / 2016
For the third time, the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in cooperation with the registered association Zonta Bochum e.V. will award the ZONTA-WIWI Prize in the winter semester 2015/2016 to a female graduate of the Bachelor degree program for outstanding social commitment.
28.08.2015: Cooperation
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30.06.2015: Looking for an alternative way of gaining work experience?
In the coming winter semester the Faculty of Management and Economics is offering bachelor students a new learning program “Research Projects and Practical Application”.
29.06.2015: Annals of Operations Research
The article “A fuzzy multi-criteria approach for robust operating room schedules”, written by Rachuba, Sebastian; Werners, Brigitte (2015) and published in the renowned scientific journal “Annals of Operations Research” is already available online.
29.06.2015: Journal of Business Economicss
10.06.2015: International Football
09.06.2015: 50 years of Faculty of Economics at RUB
04.06.2015: RUB 50
20.05.2015: ZONTA-WIWI-Price
19.05.2015: Double Master
13.05.2015: Royal United Services Institute
On April 16th 2015, on the occasion of the annual Kermit Roosevelt Lecture Series, Professor Schimmelpfennig visited the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies in London.
13.05.2015: Certificates and awards at the graduation celebration
12.05.2015: 20 years Ernst Zander-Award
12.05.2015: RUBIN - Article
12.05.2015: Summer 2015 - Internships - Social Entrepreneurship
Which exciting city have you always wanted to visit? Where have you always dreamed of working? During the coming semester holidays you will have the opportunity of travelling to one of our 124 partner countries for 6 to 8 weeks to do an internship or get involved in a social project.
12.05.2015: Master’s Degree Study Program “Accounting and Auditing” runs for the third time
On May 4, 2015 the Master’s Degree Study Program „Accounting and Auditing“ kicked off for the third time. This program is offered by the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) in collaboration with the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU) in Münster.
07.05.2015: RUBIN - Article
07.05.2015: WORKSHOP – German as a foreign language
The RUB’s Language Center (ZVA) is offering a 3-day workshop “German as a Foreign Language” (Level B2).
07.05.2015: 50 years – 50 talks
As part of the “50 Years – 50 Talks” series Professor Dr. Bauer delivered a lecture at the RUB on May 4, 2015 on the topic “Statistical Misinterpretation of the Month”.
29.04.2015: Successfully completed doctorates
Four other PhD examination procedures have been sucessfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics on April 29, 2015.
17.04.2015: Symposium in memory of Professor Dr. Dieter Schneider
On April 10, 2015 a symposium was held by the Faculty of Management and Economics to honour the memory of Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Dieter Schneider who sadly passed away last year. Professor Schneider spent most of his professional life teaching and conducting research in Bochum. The symposium marked the occasion of his 80th birthday.
06.04.2015: BISS local
As in every year the RUB’s International Summer School will take place again in August 2015. Various courses from the fields of management and economics will be on offer, each conducted in the English language by internationally renowned guest lecturers.
27.03.2015: Optimization of Order Acceptance for Motorail Transportation
In a joint research project lead by the Chair of Business Studies, in particular the Department of Operations Research (Prof. Dr. Werners) and the DB Fernverkehr AG, innovative mathematical optimization models which can be easily implemented in practice using graphical user interfaces have been developed to facilitate motorail transportation. Within the framework of this cooperation the number of order confirmations has increased and the loading process at motorail terminals has been optimized. The results of this project have been successfully implemented since 2012
27.03.2015: BISSglobal
BISSglobal is a newly conceptualized Summer School organized by the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB). It is directed towards undergraduate students from all over the world. BISSglobal is an exciting and challenging 6-week program giving interesting insights into highly relevant areas of economic science.
25.03.2015: ZONTA-WIWI-PRIZE Summer Semester 2015
For the second time, the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in co-operation with the registered association Zonta Bochum e.V. will award the ZONTA-WIWI Prize in the summer semester 2015 to a female graduate of the Bachelor degree program for outstanding social commitment.
20.03.2015: ZONTA-WIWI-Prize awarded for the first time
In a festive ceremony the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the registered association Zonta Bochum e.V. awarded the ZONTA-WIWI-Prize for the first time to a female graduate of the bachelor degree program for her outstanding social commitment.
20.03.2015: 50 Years – 50 Talks
In connection with the RUB’s 50th birthday celebrations Professor Dr. Stephan Paul held a talk on March 16, 2015 on the following topic:

Red Hot Tips, Special Deals, Sure-Fire Opportunities - 10 rules on how to invest money in times of recession
20.03.2015: 50 Years – 50 Talks: Science for the Curious
As part of the event “50 Years-50 Talks” Professor Dr. Stefan Winter, university lecturer at the Faculty of Management and Economics, held a talk on March 18, 2015 on the topic:
17.03.2015: WIWI-Researcher wins Science Award 2015
Marco Schwenke, research associate at the Sales & Marketing Department, was awarded the prestigious Science Award 2015 for his master’s thesis.
05.03.2015: Corporate (Ir-)Responsibility and its Consequences in a Globalised World
The first international C(I)RC workshop took place at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum from February 20-21, 2015.
27.02.2015: 2nd Workshop „How to start your own business“
The second workshop on „how to start your own business“ was held on February 25, 2015 for doctoral students from the Faculty of Management and Economics as well as the three engineering faculties and it aimed at promoting networking beyond the boundaries of the faculties as well as introducing key contacts at the various faculties.
26.02.2015: Reappointment of Professor Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt to Council of Experts
At the proposal of the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel, the German cabinet has approved the reappointment of Professor Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt to the “Council of Economic Experts” from 01.03.2015 until 29.02.2020.
26.02.2015: Seminar „Current Account Imbalances: Causes and Consequences“
The Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts Prof. Dr.
Christoph M. Schmidt invites you to participate in the Seminar „Current Account Imbalances: Causes and Consequences“!
12.02.2015: Successfully completed doctorates
On February 11, 2015, four doctoral students successfully completed their doctoral program at the Faculty of Management and Economics.
09.02.2015: 50 Years – 50 Faces
Professor Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Walther Busse von Colbe

He is a RUB veteran through and through and was a founding member of the Faculty of Management and Economics. To find out more about him please view our new film:
“50 Years – 50 Faces”
09.02.2015: 50 years – 50 Talks: hosted by professors from the Faculty of Management and Economics
For further information, please see http://www.wiwi.rub.de/50_rub/events/index.html.en.
09.02.2015: Scholarships for Foreign Students
The International Office at the RUB is offering scholarships this summer semester to especially committed foreign students as well as to foreign students who are close to completing their final degree. These scholarships are funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service).
06.02.2015: Soft­ware-Up­date
As a result of a software update due to take place on Friday, 13th of February, 2015, the FlexNow online examination management system will not be available between 9 and 11 am.
03.02.2015: Celebrating 50 years - Ruhr-Universität Bochum - First Grand Alumni Reunion 2015
The Faculty of Management and Economics would like to invite all alumni to the first grand Alumni-Reunion 2015.
26.01.2015: Top rankings for Prof. Dr. Wieseke
Ruhr-Universität Professor Dr. Wieseke has been ranked among the world’s best researchers by the leading newspaper “Handelsblatt” and the “American Marketing Association”.
26.01.2015: Energy and environmental management in small and medium-sized businesses
Research findings from the department “Operations and Service Management” provide support to small and medium-sized businesses in helping them to identify the right energy solutions. For further information please refer to the following three articles, published in the “Jahrbuch der KMU-Forschung und –Praxis 2014” - an annual report on small and medium-sized businesses in Germany.
14.01.2015: Invitation to a discussion entitled “More Trust in Market Processes”
Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt will hold a discussion about the latest Annual Report of the “German Council of Economic Experts”, which was handed over to the Federal Chancellor, Angela Merkel, on November 12, 2014.
12.01.2015: Symposium in memory of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Schneider to mark the occasion of his 80th birthday
A symposium in memory of Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Dieter Schneider to mark the occasion of his 80th birthday is scheduled to take place on April 10, 2015.
All those interested in participating are requested to register at the Institute of Management (ifu) by post or email by March 6, 2015 at the latest.
07.01.2015: Harvard-Cours
In the summer semester 2015, the Harvard-course "Microeconomics of Competitiveness" will take place.