News in 2019

7th year of the master's programme Accounting and Auditing started

The 7th year of the joint master's programme in Accounting and Auditing of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (WWU) started on 2nd May, 2019.  
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Professor Schimmelpfennig at the Annual Meeting of the United States Naval Institute

At the end of April Professor Schimmelpfennig was invited to the annual meeting of the United States Naval Institute (USNI), held at the Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington, DC.  
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Successfully completed promotions

On April 24th 2019, nine further doctoral procedures were successfully completed at the Faculty of Management and Economics.  
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29.03.2019: Conference "Comparison of Constitutional Developments: Italy 1947 - Germany 1949 - Spain 1978" on 4th-5th in Berlin
On the occasion of the constitutional anniversaries in Italy (1947), Germany (1949) and Spain (1978), Prof. Dr. Joh.-Christian Pielow (Chair of Economic Law) organizes a conference on "Comparisons in Constitutional Developments in Comparison" in Berlin on April 4th and 5th, 2019 together with colleagues from the University of Erfurt, the University of Osnabrück and the University of Speyer as well as the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Renowned speakers will both pass in review and take a look at current tendencies in the constitutional law of the three countries as well as the "constitutional reality" in the EU. The conference, which is inter alia sponsored by the German Research Foundation (DFG), is the eighth encounter of the German-Spanish discussion group on public law founded by Prof. Pielow on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. The former President of the Bundestag Prof. Dr. Norbert Lammert will give the opening speach atopens the conference. The Minister for Federal and European and International Affairs (MBEI) of NRW, Dr. Stephan Holthoff-Pförtner, invites the party to a welcome reception at the federal state respresentation.

The programme of the conference can be found here:
20.03.2019: Article published in the European Journal of Operational Research
Becker, Tristan; Lier, Stefan; Werners, Brigitte (2019): Value of modular production concepts in future chemical industry production networks

Innovative modular production plants of the chemical industry of process modules from a toolbox are composed to process lines via standardized interfaces. A plant consists of numerous containers, which can be used either identically to increase production capacity. These containers can be used or differently, as well in order to achieve a broader product spectrum.
20.02.2019: Prof. Dr. Brigitte Werners represented in the BWL Research Ranking
14.02.2019: Prof. Dr. Kaya represented in the BWL Research Ranking
14.02.2019: Microeconomics of Competitiveness
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12.02.2019: Medium-sized companies voluntarily slow down their growth
This is the conclusion drawn by Prof. Dr. Devrimi Kaya of the RUB, together with colleagues from the London Business School and the University of Washington, after an empirical analysis including data from hundreds of thousands of companies from twelve European countries.
05.02.2019: New building GD inaugurated
The ceremonial key handover on 28.01.2019
25.01.2019: New Year's Reception of the Faculty
The New Year's Reception of the Faculty took place on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019.