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Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

WiSo Faculty at a glance


ERC Starting Grant (2017)

ERC Starting Grant (2017)

Prof. Dr. Clemens Kroneberg, Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS)
Prof. Ingo Rohlfing, Ph.D.

ERC Starting Grant (2015)

Prof. Dr. Ingo Rohlfing, Cologne Center for Comparative Politics (CCCP)
Leibniz Award winner (2005) & ERC Advanced Grant (2018)

Leibniz Award winner (2005) & ERC Advanced Grant (2018)

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".

Graduate schools

International Max Planck Research School on Behaviorally Smart Institutions


The Faculty in numbers

378 academic employees (including professors)* (12/2017)

98 professors (12/2017)

24 study programmes (2017/18 fall term)

7 bachelor programmes

13 international master programmes

Double Master's Programmes

1 Executive Master of Business Administration

9,149 students (2017/18 fall term)

~ 450 guest students each year

1,742 graduates (2017)

 *Academic assistants no longer listed since 12/2016.

43 doctorates (2017)

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)

6,7 Mio. € third-party funding


At a glance