News in 2016


PHBS-RUB Double Master in Economics and Finance – extension of application period


22.12.2016
Students of the master course “Economics” have the opportunity to apply for a place of the double master program "PHBS-RUB Double Master in Economics and Finance" until 27th January 2017.  
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20.12.2016: Introduction to the topics and methods of work and organizational psychology for non-psychologists
The Faculty of Psychology and the Department of Work and Organizational Psychology offer a course for non-psychologists in the upcoming semester.
19.12.2016: Microeconomics of Competitiveness: Firms, Clusters and Economic Development SS 2017
Based on materials developed by Prof. Michael E. Porter at Harvard Business School.
14.12.2016: International competition – Students from Bochum are world champions of cluster analysis
More than 100 universities worldwide compete in a tough competition at the Harvard Business School. The best case study 2016 comes from students from Bochum. That is how they won the title.
01.12.2016: German-Chinese panel in Berlin
On Friday, 25. November 2016 Dr. Martin Seidler has represented the Ruhr-Universität Bochum at the German-Chinese panel for university, science and innovation at the FU Berlin.
30.11.2016: Worldchampions of clusteranalysis
RUB Students win the MOC team competition and travel to Boston for the award presentation.
28.11.2016: Industry 4.0-panel, 25.11.2016
On Friday, 25. November 2016, the Industry 4.0-panel within the framework of the economical panel of the Institute of Management headed by Prof. Dr. Marion Steven and Prof. Dr. Brigitte Werners, took place at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
25.11.2016: “Deutscher Wissenschafts Preis” 2016 goes to the assistant professor of the Sales & Marketing Department
The winner of the German Science Award 2016 is part of the Sales & Marketing Department.
Dr. Jan Helge Guba convinced the jury of the “Deutschen Marketing Verbands e.V.” (German Marketing association), consisting of seven jurors, with his dissertation “Uncertainty Phenomena in Marketing and Sales Management – An Empirical Investigation of Decision Uncertainty at the Macro- and Micro-Level“.
21.11.2016: Pages of „Centrum für Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Transformation (CEIT)“ are online
The Faculty of Management and Economics has decided to establish the „Centrum für Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Transformation (CEIT)“ – in English “Center for entrepreneurship, innovation and transformation (CEIT)” – at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
17.11.2016: 28. – 29.11.: 2nd EAEPE-RA [X] ‘Networks’ Workshop in Bochum
Soon, there will be the “2nd EAEPE-RA [X] ‘Networks’ Workshop” at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum that deals with the issues „ENTREPRENEURSHIP – INNOVATION - TRANSFORMATION“.
16.11.2016: Successful participation in “Logistik Masters 2016”
On Thursday, 09. November 2016 the awarding of certificates took place for the participants of "Logistik Masters 2016" with Mrs. Prof. Dr. Steven.
16.11.2016: Head of Lufthansa: Contributor at economic panel
Mr. Carsten Spohr, chairman of the ”Deutsche Lufthansa AG“ will visit the Ruhr-Universität 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.
15.11.2016: Certificates and tributes at the graduation ceremony
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-Universität Bochum (Audimax).
10.11.2016: Successfully completed promotions
On Wednesday, 9. November 2016 three further promotions have been successfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics.
07.11.2016: McKinsey & Company, Inc. comes to our house!
02.11.2016: ZESS: New research center for smart product-service-systems
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).

26.10.2016: Keynote of Professor Doctor Michael Roos at the conference “Towards Pluralism in Macroeconomics?”
On 20th October 2016 in Berlin
07.06.2016: TEST
29.02.2016: Ruhr-Universität Bochum again wins the academic award for practical marketing research
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.
25.02.2016: Re-election of Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt
as Chairman of the Expert Council for Assessment of Overall Economic Development
22.02.2016: Successfully completed doctorates
On 17th February 2016, nine more doctoral candidates earned their degrees at the faculty of economics.
18.02.2016: Looking for an alternative to the traditional internship?
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.
04.02.2016: Prof. Dr. Knauer of the Chair for Business Administration was appointed specifically for controlling
04.02.2016: Dr Günther was appointed as the PWC endowed junior professor of accounting and auditing
28.01.2016: Microeconomics of Competitiveness: Firms, Clusters and Economic Development
Sommer semester 2016 – Registration deadline is 29.02.2016
22.01.2016: Contribution from the Chair of Operations Research was published in Health Care Management Science
20.01.2016: Lectures on "Law and Economics"
Lecture on legal matters is open to master's students of the WiWi Faculty
15.01.2016: Shall we do this? The Integration of Refugees
Lecture by Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Bauer held on the 13.1.2016 within the framework of the lecture series "Refugee situation"