Welcome to the Faculty of Economics and Management
at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
Bachelor (from the 3rd semester) and master students (from the 1st semester) who want to study at a WELTWEIT (worldwide) partner university must apply latest by December 1st at the online OVGU WELTWEIT Application Portal.
Options include reputable universities from all over the world, such as LSU-Baton Rouge in Louisiana, United States, the prestigious University of Finance in Moscow, Russia, and the Inha University in South Korea, IAFIT University Colombia, and many more. For a complete list of partner universities, please check out the MoveOn database.
The application portal for ERASMUS applications is available from January 1st until February 1st, 2020. More information can be found here.
Initial consultations for studying abroad or applying for scholarships are available from the Campus Service Center on Wednesdays from 11 am to 3 pm.
Further information from the faculty can be found here.
On November 9th, the Faculty of Economics and Management had the pleasure of welcoming approximately 300 guests in lecture hall 5 to celebrate the graduation and completion of studies. The faculty’s alumni association, like always very supportive and highly involved in this event, greeted all guests in the foyer with a welcome drink, and provided a photo booth for the graduation participants for taking pictures, either for or after the ceremony. During the ceremony, official speeches were followed by festivity rhythm and music, and outstanding teaching and academic achievements were awarded. Finally, and as the highlight of the event, diplomas and certificates were presented to the graduates. Congratulations, to all of our 2019 graduates!
The link to the pictures of the event (Felix Pauline) can be found here.
After reviewing the student evaluations of lecturers in the Eval.uni-System, the FEM Teaching Prize (FWW Lehrpreis) for outstanding performance in teaching students for the previous summer semester were awarded. Ms. Prof. Dr. Susanne Enke received accolades in the bachelor's field for her "outstanding dedication in teaching", and Mr. PD Dr. Stephan Schosser for the best overall rating in the master's field. Congratulations to the top winners and all other laureates (Bachelor: 2. Omar Martin Ahmad, M.Sc., 3. Prof. Dr. Michael Kvasnicka; Master: 2. Tobias Volkmer, M. Sc., 3. Sebastian Oelrich, M. Sc. LL.M.oec.).
The certificates were signed by the Dean of Studies, Prof. Sebastian Eichfelder, and handed over to the laureates on November 9th during the official graduation ceremony of the faculty.
Good news from the Saxony-Anhalt investment bank! A grant application submitted by Prof. Lukas (FEM and head of the chair of Innovation and Financial Management), and Prof. Wolter (FEIT) was approved. The EFRE joint project "Innovative Investment Planning for Intelligent Economical and Ecological Prosumer and Network Optimization" is initially scheduled for three years and at the level of nearly 650 thousand Euros.
"In terms of content, on the one hand, individual, practicable technology mixes for various actors (medium-sized companies, WoBau cooperatives, households etc.) are to be evaluated financially, and optimal technology portfolios are to be derived. On the other hand, based on these portfolios network dimensions should be created.", so Prof. Lukas,
FWW Professor Jan Ehmke (Chair of Management Science) will remain as the Communications Chair on the board of the INFORMS TSL Society for a least two more years. The US American INFORMS Institute is the leading association for researchers and practitioners in the field of Operations Research and Analytics. The associated Transportation Science & Logistics Society focuses primarily on the use of OR and analytics in the transportation and logistics sector. The TSL Society hosts international conferences, workshops, and more. The society also features the INFORMS Journal Transportation Science (VHB-Jourqual-Ranking A).
As too Margaretha Gansterer, Professor at the University of Klagenfurt and currently a visiting professor at the FEM, is also an active member of the society. She has been appointed as the official international contact for Europe and Africa.