Sirkka Jarvenpaa is the newest member of the Visiting International Professors (VIP) program of the School of Business and Economics (SBE). During her current visit in Münster, she was formally inducted into the program by SBE Dean Prof. Dr. Gottfried Vossen. The recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award for outstanding scientific achievements will come to Münster several times within the next few years to continue her work and initiate collaborations within the SBE. She is currently a guest at the Chair of Information Systems and Interorganizational Systems of Prof. Dr.
With 101 exchange students - so-called "incomings" - international exchange fully returns to the School of Business and Economics (SBE) in the summer semester 2022. In previous semesters, student exchanges were significantly limited due to the pandemic situation. With the return, the SBE sets a new record: Never before in the history of the school has the number of 100 incoming students been exceeded in a summer semester.
We are stunned and deeply shocked that after decades of European peace, efforts to build a common Europe, and years of fruitful cooperation across European borders, war is once again raging in Europe. We are dismayed by Russia's unwarranted attack on Ukraine and deeply concerned for the lives and well-being of all people in Ukraine. Our solidarity goes to the entire Ukrainian population. Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by this war.
The REACH EUREGIO Start-up Center at the University of Münster (WWU) selected six projects in the "REACH for IDEAS" competition on Friday, 25 February, which will help to further improve the start-up culture within the EUREGIO in the future. As a university start-up center, REACH is committed to the transfer of scientific knowledge into start-up practice. The spectrum of the award-winning projects ranges from a lecture series on the topic of sustainability to a hackathon for idea generation to a workshop that aims to prepare interested parties for the financial challenges of founding a company.
This summer term the Chair of Sustainable Finance led by Prof. Dr. Nadja Guenster offers again the class Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). The class presents a unique opportunity for master students to explore how ESG (environmental, social, and governance) factors are measured and incorporated into modern investment strategies. In reviewing responsible investment products around the world, students have the chance to evaluate investment strategies of high-profile asset managers and apply acquired knowledge on ESG criteria.
Two decades ago, MCM professor Thorsten Hennig-Thurau introduced the topic of customer articulations on the internet ("electronic word of mouth") to scientific research; his study, published in the Journal of Interactive Marketing, has been cited almost 8,000 times. Now a team of researchers at the Marketing Center Münster (MCM) has shed further light on word-of-mouth as probably the most powerful source of information in the digital market environment.
Congratulations to our PIONEER Master Students who won the Best Paper Student Award at WI22! At this year’s WI Conference (WI 2022 - 17. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik), held virtually from 21st – 23rd February 2022, PIONEER Master students Michaela Vebrova, Lusine Petrosyan, and Lucas Volkmer presented their paper on “Design Principles for Online Platforms Fostering Deliberative Political Discourse” and won the Best Paper Student Award!
Marketing EDGE, a nonprofit education organization, today announced that Sonja Gensler, an Extraordinary Professor at the Marketing Center Münster has been named co-editor-designate of Marketing EDGE’s Journal of Interactive Marketing® (JIM). Gensler will join Arvind Rangaswamy Jonas H. Anchel Professor of Marketing at Penn State, Smeal College of Business, in leading the journal.
Combining scientific know-how with an entrepreneurial spirit – this was the idea envisaged by the University of Münster and the Dutch University of Twente, in cooperation with their start-up centres REACH and Novel-T, when they awarded the “Reach Euregio Chair” for the first time on Thursday evening (October 14). The recipients, Dr. Kati Ernst (the founder of ooia) and Corinne Vigreux (the founder of TomTom), were presented with the award in the auditorium in the Schloss for their entrepreneurial dedication and their function as role models.