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17.12.2018 Dean's Office
Photos of the award ceremony „Professor of the Year“ The jury of the UNICUM Stiftung worked their way through approx. 1600 nominations. In the end they were certain: „Schmitz, he’s the one“. Jury-Chairman Prof. Dr. Winfried Schulze revealed this in the laudatio he delivered on Prof. Dr. Christian Schmitz. The prize was awarded last Thursday in front of an audience of almost one hundred guests from the fields of research, teaching and practice. In the following article you will find some photos of the event.

Germany Scholarship awarded to students
11.12.2018 Dean's Office
At a special scholarship ceremony held in the Audimax on 26.11.2018 a group of students from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum were presented with Germany scholarship certificates.

Prof. Dr. Werners has been named honorary firefighter by the Stadtfeuerwehrverband Bochum (Firefighting Association Bochum)
10.12.2018 Dean's Office
Award granted at the Firefighting Association‘s St. Barbara:s Day celebration on 4th December, 2018

In Memory of Professor Engelhardt
30.11.2018 Dean's Office
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the Faculty of Management and Economics and the Institute of Management (ifu) at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum deeply regret the passing of. Prof. em. Dr. Dr. h.c. Werner H. Engelhardt, who died on 28th November 2018 at the age of 86 years.

Prof. Winter receives Award for Digital Teaching
30.11.2018 Dean's Office
Fellowship award granted by NRW’s Ministry of Science and Foundation Association.

Welcome to the Faculty of Management and Economics at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum!

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We are delighted to discover your interest in our faculty, ranked among Germany’s top 10 faculties for economics in the renowned F.A.Z.-Ranking 2017. On the following pages you can find out all you need to know about teaching and research at the faculty. Our cube below will navigate you through our entire range of Bachelor and Master programs.You can access all information about each program by clicking on the respective square.


Having over 20 professors as well as partnerships with foreign universities, who have opened their faculties to our students, enables us to offer a variety of study courses. Our staff includes distinguished economists such as Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt, chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts, an academic body that advises German policy makers on questions of economic policy. He is also president of the RWI-Leibniz-Institute for Economic Research in Essen and has been ranked 13th most influential economist in Germany in the recent F.A.Z.-Ranking 2017. Other members of faculty include board members and staff of RWI, one of the five leading economic research institutes.

The management side of the faculty is represented by Prof. Dr. Bernhard Pellens, vice president of the Schmalenbach-Gesellschaft, a high-level dialogue forum aimed at finding solutions to current problems in both economic practice and policy-making, as well as providing a scientific exchange between research institutes and businesses.

Teaching at our faculty is in line with the current state of research. It is not only application and professionally-oriented but also strongly practice-oriented. For example, by doing internships with companies, economic development agencies and other public institutions, students get the opportunity to address in a practical way scientific questions they are confronted with. At the Ruhr-Universität Bochum the Faculty of Management and Economics in tandem with the Faculty of Engineering have devoted themselves to the theme of business start-ups and corporate succession. A platform-based combination of economic knowledge with technical know-how aims to support students on their way to self-employment. The success of this concept is reflected in the recent CHE-Ranking 2017, in which our master study programs have been ranked among the best in Germany.

We wish you the best of success with your studies!

Prof. Dr. Michael Roos (Dean) and Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul (Vice Dean)