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Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences at a glance




Prof. Dr. Clemens Kroneberg, Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS)

ERC Starting Grant

ERC Starting Grant

Prof. Dr. Rohlfing, Cologne Center for Comparative Politics (CCCP)

Leibniz Award winner & ERC Advanced Grant

Leibniz Award winner & ERC Advanced Grant

Prof. Dr. Axel Ockenfels, Department of Economics

More honours and prizes awarded to members of the WiSo Faculty can be found here: "Honours and Prizes".

Two graduate schools

Information about the graduate schools

Name of the programmeSpeakerManagementSchool
Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics and Social Sciences (CGS)Prof. Dr. Marita JacobDr. Dagmar WeilerGraduate school
The Social and Political Constitution of the Economy (together with MPI for the Studies of Societies)Prof. Dr. Jens BeckertDr. Ursula TrappeInternational Max Planck Research School (IMPRS)

The Faculty in numbers

377 academic employees (including professors)* (2015/16 fall term)

97 professors (12/2016)

7 bachelor programmes

13 international master programmes

1 Executive Master of Business Administration

9,112 students (2016/17 fall term)

~ 450 guest students each year

1,482 graduates (2016)

 *Academic assistants no longer listed since 12/2016.

66 doctorates (2016)

130 academic partners worldwide

More than 200 corporate partners worldwide

6 Key Research Profile Areas

More than 220 publications each year, over half of them in A journals (figure for 2013)

Rankings: Top four in Germany in the “Wirtschaftswoche” and “Handelsblatt” rankings (more rankings)



At a glance