News in 2018

Microeconomics of Competitiveness Winter School in Davos

Competitiveness and Economic Development in Firms, Clusters, Regions & Nations  
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Successfully completed Doctorates

On Wednesday, 31st October 2018, a further four doctorates were successfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics.  
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The Ruhr-Universität Bochum’s „Sales Management“ Degree Programme has been rated best Management Degree Programme in Germany

On the independent rating portal students have rated the Master degree programme „Sales Management M.Sc.“ as best Management degree programme in Germany.  
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23.10.2018: International ifu-Simulation Game in Shanghai
22.10.2018: Former President of the American Accounting Association is guest at Prof. Dr. Kaya’s Department
15.10.2018: The best innovations come from Bochum
The Bochum start-up company PHYSEC, a spinoff of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), has won the 7th German IT-Security Award. A jury of experts chose their unique security concept for the Internet of Things as being the best innovation submitted.
08.10.2018: Money, Banks, Banker – Outdated?
As part of the lecture series „Umbrüche“ (Upheavals) Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul will address this issue in Blue Square at 6pm on Wednesday, 10th October 2018.
24.09.2018: MOC and Bistus: limited places still available – apply before 30.09.18
There are still a few places available on the seminar "Microeconomics of Competitiveness (MOC): Firms, Clusters and Economic Development" and the "Bochum International Seminar on the Transformation of Urban Spaces (BISTUS IV): Shrinking Cities and Ageing Societies".
19.09.2018: GOR Honorary Membership Award for Prof. Dr. Werners
Prof. Dr. Werners was awarded honorary membership of the German Operations Research Society (GOR) at the OR 2018 Annual Conference in Brussels.
18.09.2018: Cooperation with the University of Tsukuba
13.08.2018: The end of coal mining is not the end of the story
This interview with Prof. Dr. Joh.-Chr. Pielow has been published on the RUB-homepage
02.08.2018: WAZ Report on Completion of Projects in Science and Practice
Interdisciplinary teams work for the first time on the key topic „Industry and Trade 4.0“ to complete projects ranging from energy start-ups to digital FinTech
25.07.2018: Successfully completed Doctorates
On 25th July 2018 a further five doctoral candidates successfully completed their doctoral degrees at the Faculty of Management and Economics.
20.07.2018: Innovation in Cyclic Shift Scheduling for Emergency Medical Services using Integer Programming Formulations
The article "Cyclic shift scheduling with on-call duties for emergency medical services" written by Becker, Steenweg und Werners has been published in the journal „Health Care Management Science“ and is also available online.
20.07.2018: Dual Degree conferred in Accounting and Auditing
On 14th July 2018 the third year of the dual Master degree programme in Accounting and Auditing successfully completed their studies – and were conferred with a dual degree jointly awarded by the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Westphalian Wilhelm University of Münster.
17.07.2018: Lecture Series „Upheaval“ – the Economy of the Future
A series of lectures organised by the Communications Department at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in co-operation with Professor. Roos, holder of the Chair of Macroeconomics – lecturers include Professor Alavi, Professor Busse, Professor Paul and Professor Werding
12.07.2018: Bochum International Seminar on the Transformation of Urban Landscapes (BISTUS)
„Shrinking Cities and Ageing Societies“ – interdisciplinary seminar for all UA Ruhr Master and PhD students
11.07.2018: Prof. Dr. Kaya publishes Paper in leading Journal
Are mandatory disclosures and final audits obstacles to the growth of medium-sized companies? Empirical evidence on Size Management.
06.07.2018: Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons receives Research Award for Social Market Economy
The award-winning habilitation thesis was completed at the Sales and Marketing Department.
02.07.2018: Ruhr Metropolis meets Tel Aviv
Under the slogan „Ruhr Metropolis meets Tel Aviv“ eighteen representatives from the industry and public sector travelled to Israel from 19th until 21st June 2018 to experience the „Israeli Ecosystem“. Dr. Christian Warnecke represented the Centre for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Transformation (CEIT).
28.06.2018: Microeconomics of Competitiveness: Firms, Clusters and Economic Development WS 2018/19
Based on materials developed by Prof. Michael E. Porter at Harvard Business School
22.06.2018: Simulation Game in Student Laboratory – Introducing the Autonomous Vehicle
Prof. Roos visited the Alfried Krupp School Laboratory at the Ruhr-Universtität Bochum along with a group of pupils from the Graf-Engelbert-School.
18.06.2018: Textbook Award for „Internationale Unternehmensrechnung“
The textbook „Internationale Unternehmensrechnung“ received the Lehrbuchpreis 2018 at the VHB’s annual Whitsun business research conference.
14.06.2018: Outstanding Success for PHYSEC
The Digital Startup of the Year Award goes to students at the RUB.
12.06.2018: CEO-Dialogue - Business Leaders discuss Brexit
Guest: Prof. Dr. Christoph Schmidt, Chairman of the German Council of Economic Experts which advises the German government on economic policy issues. Prof. Schmidt is also President of the Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research and Chairholder at the Chair of Economic Policy and Applied Econometrics
Presenter: Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul, Chairholder at the Chair of Finance and Banking and Managing Director of IKF (Institute for Finance and Banking).
12.06.2018: Speech held by Prof. Roos – The Networked and Autonomous Vehicle
Wednesday, 13th June 2018
04.06.2018: Identity Management in Cloud Computing
The recently published book „Borges, G., Werners, B. (editor): Identitätsmanagement im Cloud Computing, Evaluation ökonomischer und rechtlicher Rahmenbedingungen“, outlines the legal requirements for Identity Management in cloud computing by way of economic analyses.
23.05.2018: Prof. Dr. Christoph M. Schmidt has been welcomed into the Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts
Every year the Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts invites the country’s leading researchers to become new members of the Academy.
14.05.2018: 4th Place for in Start-up Competition
In the start-up competition „Senkrechtstarter 2018“ held by the city of Bochum, students of the master degree programme „Economic Policy Consulting“ have proved themselves with their business idea against 96 other contenders.
14.05.2018: Dr. Nicola Werbeck appointed as Adjunct Professor
Environmental and Innovation Policy
09.05.2018: Successfully completed Doctorates
On Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, a further twelve doctorates were successfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics.
08.05.2018: Sixth year of Master Degree Programme “Accounting and Auditing”
On 3rd May 2018, the joint master degree programme “Accounting and Auditing” offered by the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and the University of Münster (WWU) got underway.
07.05.2018: Certificates and Awards at Graduation Ceremony
On 04.05.2018 the Faculty of Management and Economics held a graduation ceremony in the Audimax for graduates of the winter semester 2018.
28.02.2018: Digitalization in the Banking Business – Do we still need bankers?
A talk will be held by Prof. Dr. Stephan Paul on Tuesday, March 20th , 2018 in Blue Square, Bochum. This is a semester event organized by the University Forum Science-Economics-Industry. Registration deadline: March 14th, 2018.
27.02.2018: Microeconomics of Competitiveness: Firms, Clusters and Economic Development SS 2018
Based on materials developed by Prof. Michael E. Porter at Harvard Business School
22.02.2018: Walther Busse von Colbe’s 90th birthday
Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Walther Busse von Colbe celebrated his 90th birthday on 17th February 2018. Prof. Busse von Colbe is a founding member of the Faculty for Management and Economics and the Institute of Management and has played an important role at the faculty for decades.
14.02.2018: Successfully completed Doctorates
On 14th February 2018 a further three doctoral candidates successfully completed their doctoral degrees at the Faculty of Management and Economics.
12.02.2018: XXII Annual Meeting of the Institute for Mining and Energy Law
Realignment of European energy legislation – consequences and lessons to be drawn from the new legislative package “Clean Energy for all Europeans” to be held on 22nd February, 2018 from 9am at the Events Centre, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, new Mensa, floor 04, room 2.
08.02.2018: Article published in the “International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy”
Elkhan Richard Sadik-Zada, Wilhelm Löwenstein, Mattia Ferrari: Privatization and the Role of Sub-National Governments in the Latin American Power Sector: A Plea for Less Subsidiarity?
17.01.2018: Article published in the “European Journal of Operational Research”
Koppka, Lisa; Wiesche, Lara; Schacht, Matthias; Werners, Brigitte (2018): Optimal distribution of operating hours over operating rooms using probabilities.
15.01.2018: New Year’s Faculty Reception on Wednesday, 10th January 2018
Organization of the CEIT
12.01.2018: The World in 2030 – Lecture Series in Blue Square, Bochum
The Communications Department at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in co-operation with the Chair of Macroeconomics.
11.01.2018: CEIT – Prof. Dr. Matthias Weiß completes the team of Professors
Chair of Innovations Management
08.01.2018: Wiwi-Online Talents Program
The student Patrick Kolberg has been accepted to the program on the recommendation of Dr. Joscha Beckmann.