Current teaching and priority research areas


LS = Prior teaching areas
FS = Prior research areas

Institute of Business

Name Current teaching and priority research areas

Prof. Dr. Blecher, Christian

LS: International Accounting, Consolidated Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis, Theory of Financial Accounting.

FS: Pension Benefits, Accounting Purposes, Standard-Setting Process, Crowdfunding, Crypto Currencies and Blockchain-Technique. Dr. Buengeler, Claudia

LS: Human Resource Management, Leadership, Organizational Behavior, Change Management, Teamwork, Diversity.

FS: Leadership, Team Creativity, Diversity Management, Training, Employee Health, Change Management (e.g., via Jobcrafting). Dr. Cleophas, Catherine

LS: Service Operations Management, Decision Support, Business Analytics, Revenue Management, Business Modelling and Simultation.

FS: Applying and extending the methodology of operations research, decision report, and business analytics for customer-centric service science focusing on logistics, mobility, health care and public services. Dr. Friedl,

LS: Fundamentals of Business Administration, Management Control, Management Accounting, Cost Management.

FS: Behavioural Cost Management, Risk Management, Management Accounting.

Prof. Dr. Heckemeyer, Jost

LS: Business Taxation.

FS: Empirical Tax Research, Multinational Corporations, International Tax Planning and Anti-Avoidance Legislation, Measurement and Comparison of Effective Tax Burdens.

Prof. Dr. Hoffmann, Stefan

LS: Marketing, Consumer Behaviour, Marketing Research, Cross-cultural Marketing.

FS: Ethical and sustainable Consumer Behaviour, Collaborative Consumption, Communication Effectiveness, Digital Marketing, Cross-Cultural Marketing.

Prof. Dr. Meisel, Frank

LS: Supply Chain Management, Produktions- und Logistikmanagement, Operations Research.

FS: Supply Chain Management, Production Management, Logistics Management, Operations Research.

Prof. Dr. Nippel,

LS: Principles of Corporate Finance, Theory of Finance, Capital Budgeting, DCF-Analysis, Portfoliomanagement and Capital Market Theory, Mathematics of Financial Valuation.

FS: Theory of Finance, Capital Structure, Dividend Policy, Share Buybacks, SEOs, Theory of Capital Budgeting, Debt Financing, Accounting for Default Risk, Finance and Taxes, DCF-Analysis.

Prof. Dr. Schultz, Carsten


LS: Organizing R&D, Technology Management, Project Management, Management of Service Innovations.

FS: Management of Service Innovations, Product Service Systems, Health Care Innovations, Management of Radical Innovations, University Industry Collaboration.

Prof. Dr. Walter,


LS: Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, Cooperation and Networks, General Management

FS: Innovation Networks and Cooperations, Technology Transfer, Entrepreneurial Behaviour, Promotors and Teams, Highly Innovative Projects.

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolf, Joachim

LS: Organization Design, Organization Theory, Empirical Organization Research, International Management, Business Policy and Corporate Governance.

FS: Management and Organization of International Companies, Development of Strategies and Organization Designs of Companies.

Department of Economics

Name Current teaching and priority research areas
Prof. Felbermayr, Ph.D.,

LS: Principles of Economic Policy, International Economic Policy, European Integration 

FS: Trade agreements, labor market effects of globalization, environmental policy and international competition, international migration

Prof. Görg, Ph.D.,

Prof. Dr. Heidland, Tobias

LS: International Trade.

FS: Empirical Trade, Multinational Enterprises, Outsourcing, Panel Econometrics.

LS: Development Economics, Globalization, Migration

FS: International Development, Migration, Capital Flows

Prof. Dr. Köhne,

LS: Public Economics, Economic Theory.

FS: Public Economics, Economic Theory, Macroeconomics.

Prof. Konow, Ph.D.,
James Dr. Kornek,

LS: Economics and Ethics, Experimental Economics.

FS: Economics and Ethics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Environmental Economics.

LS: Environmental and resource economics, Climate change economics

FS: Environmental economics, climate change economics, game theory, political economy

Prof. Dr. Lux,

LS: Monetary Economics, Foreign Exchange Markets, Theory of Financial Markets.

FS: Monetary Economics, Asset Picing, Empirical Finance. Dr. Niebuhr, Annekatrin

LS: Empirical Labour Economics, Spatial Econometrics, Regional Economics.

FS: Empirical Labour Economics, Regional Economics, European Integration.

Prof. Raff, Ph.D.,

LS: Microeconomics, International Trade, Industrial Organization.

FS: International Trade, Multinational Enterprises, Industrial Organization.

Prof. Dr. Rehdanz,

LS: Environmental and Resource Economics, Regional Economics, Energy Economics.

FS: Environmental Valuation, Energy Economics, Spatial Economics, Empirical Economic Research.

Prof. Dr. Reitz,

LS: International Finance, International Financial Markets.

FS: Empirical Finance, International Financial, Capital Flows.

Prof. Dr. Requate,

LS: Microeconomics, Economics of Innovation, Competition Policy, New Institutional Economics, Environmental and Resource Economics.

FS: Environmental Economics, Resource Economics, Economics of Innovation, Industrial Economics, Experimental Economics, Energy Economics.

Juniorprof. Dr. Ruhose

LS: Labour Economics

FS: Labour Economics, Migration Economics, Economics of Education, Applied Economics

Juniorprof. Dr. Sandkamp,

LS: International Economics

FS: Trade Policy

Prof. Dr. Dr. Schmidt,

LS: Public Economics, Social Policy and Health Economics.

FS: Family Economics, Decision Theory, Experimental Economics.

Prof. Dr. Trebesch,

LS: International Macroeconomics and International Finance.

FS: Sovereign Debt and Default, International Capital Flows, Political Economy, Economic History.

Prof. Dr. Wohltmann, Hans-Werner

LS: Macroeconomic Theory, Monetary Economics.

FS: Macroeconomics under Heterogeneity. Macroeconomic Dynamics.


Institute for Statistics and Econometrics

Name Current teaching and priority research areas

Prof. Dr. Carstensen,

LS: Econometrics, Empirical Macroeconomics.

FS: Business Cycle Analysis, Empirical Macroeconomics.

Prof. Dr. Demetrescu,

LS: Statistics, Econometric Methods.

FS: Forecasting, Time Series with Long Memory, Panel Cross-Unit Dependence, Quantile Panel Data Models.

Institute for Quantitative Business and Economics Research (QBER)

Name Current teaching and priority research areas

Prof. Dr. Haas,

LS: Statistics, Financial Econometrics, Portfolio Analysis.

FS: Nonlinear Time Series, Mixture Models, Empirical Finance, Volatility Models.

Prof. Dr. Klos,

LS: Decision Analysis, Corporate Finance, Behavioral Finance.

FS: Decision Analysis, Behavioral Finance.

Prof. Dr. Reitz,

LS: International Finance, International Financial Markets.

FS: Empirical Finance, International Financial, Capital Flows.


Institute of Social Sciences

Name Current teaching and priority research areas

Prof. Dr. Graeff,

LS: Empirical Social Research Methods, Statistics, Sociology.

FS: Social Capital Research (e.g. Corruption, Trust), Statistical Modeling. Dr. Krahmann,



LS: International Relations, Theories of International Relations, International Security, Foreign Policy.

FS: Global Governance, Critical Security Studies, Private Military and Security Companies, Peace Studies. Dr. Mondré,

LS: International Relations, United Nations.

FS: Ocean Governance, Deep-Sea Mining, Judicialization of International Relations.

Prof. Dr. Lutter,

LS: Civic Education, Economic Education.

FS: Civic Education, Economic Education.

Prof. Dr. Martin,

LS: Comparative Politics, Methods of Comparative Politics, Political Systems.

FS: Globalization, Party Competition, Electoral Rules.



Secondary members

Name Current teaching and priority research areas Dr. Burda-Zoyke, Andrea


LS: Business and Economics Education, Business Didactics, Vocational Education and Training, Vocational Preparation.

FS: Personalized Learning, Inclusion and Heterogeneity in Vocational Education and Training, Development of Teaching and School, Development of Competence, Diagnostic of Competence, Transition School – Occupation/Occupational Orientation.