International Accounting and Auditing

Education

 
10/1981 - 03/1987Studies in Business and Economics at the University of Hohenheim
03/1987 Final degree: Diplom-Ökonom
08/1992

Doctoral degree at the University of Würzburg

Topic of Ph.D. thesis: "Kurzfristige zeitliche Interdependenzen zwischen der Preisbildung am Aktien- und Optionsmarkt"

02/2000Habilitation at the University of Würzburg
Topic of post-doctoral thesis: "Effizienz alternativer Übernahme- und Abfindungsregeln unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des aktienrechtlichen Minderheitenschutzes im Vertragskonzern - Eine modelltheoretische und empirische Analyse"

Research Areas

Fellowships and Awards

01/1984 - 03/1987 Student fellowship "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes"
02/1993 Scientific prize, Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale, München, for the Ph.D. thesis
06/1997 - 02/2000 Habilitation fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
11/2000Scientific prize, Oberbank, Linz, for the post-doctoral thesis (Habilitation)
02/2000 Award 2001 (Förderpreis), Bayerische Landesbank Girozentrale, München, for the post-doctoral thesis (Habilitation)

Professional Experience and Academic Positions

04/1987 - 09/1988 Research and teaching assistant, Chair of Investment and Finance, University of Frankfurt/M.
10/1988 - 09/1992 Research and teaching assistant, Chair of Business, especially Banking and Finance, University of Würzburg
11/1988 - 07/1996 Member of the Board of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Würzburg

10/1992 - 05/1997

Research associate at the Chair of Business, especially Banking and Finance, University of Würzburg
06/1997 - 02/2000
Habilitation fellowship, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
04/2000 - 09/2000Research fellow (Privatdozent), University of Würzburg
09/2000 - present Full Professor, Chair of Business, especially International Accounting and Auditing, University of Tübingen
10/2002 - 02/2003 Director and Vice Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Tübingen
03/2003 - 09/2004 Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Tübingen
10/2010 - 09/2012 Chairperson of the executive board of the Foundation "Friedrich-List"

Language Skills


English, Spanish, French