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Dr. rer. oec. h.c. Karl Otto Pöhl
12.12.2014 News

Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt was appointed to the Board of Trustees of the Krupp Foundation
08.12.2014 Dean's Office
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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25.11.2014 Dean's Office

Certificates and awards at the graduation ceremony 2014
24.11.2014 News
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.

Council of Experts presents the Annual Expert Report
13.11.2014 News
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.


From left: Prof. Dr. Michael Roos, Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul, Prof. Dr. Helmut Karl.

Thank you for your interest in the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Ruhr University 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 business administration, 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) and Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul (Vice Dean)