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The University of Cologne offers students in the Finance priority area a first-class education for the pursuit of a career in business management or academia. Our claim to exceptional quality in teaching and studies rests on a combination of excellent research and practice-related study programmes.

With its six professorships, the priority area of Finance furnishes a broad spectrum of research activities and manifold opportunities for specialization in investment and finance decision-making, corporate assessment as well as asset and risk management.

Senior Faculty

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hartmann-Wendels

Prof. Dr. Dieter Hess

Prof. Dr. Alexander Kempf

Prof. Dr. Heinrich Schradin

Junior Faculty

CFR- Juniorprofessor Dr. Peter Limbach

Ass. Prof. Dr. Sabine Wende

Financial Market Structure, Financial Market Regulation, Capital Structure, Financial Intermediation

Department of Risk Management and Insurance

AOR Dr. Wolfgang Spörk

Department of Bank Management

AOR Dr. Alexander Pütz

Finance, Investmentfonds, Hedgefonds

Department of Business Administration and Finance