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Former doctoral researcher announced Professor in Macroeconomics

Rosemarie Koch (30), former doctoral researcher at the Chair of Macroeconomics, has been announced Professor in Business Studies with focus on Financial Management, Controlling & International Laws at the University Rhein-Waal. Belonging to the faculty of Communication & Environment, Professor Koch will mainly contribute to the BA studies “International Business & Social Sciences”; teaching will be held in English.

The university Rhein-Waal was announced victorious in an entrepreneurial competition held by the government of the state Nordrhein-Westfalen in order to found a new university. Having been opened in 2009, the university now accommodates around 700 students, enrolled in the four faculties: Communication & Environment, Technologie & Bionics, Life Sciences and Society & Economy. In the future the university is supposed to accommodate up to 5000 students, attracting them especially by the international focus (70% of the courses are being held in English).

The Faculty of Business and Economics therefore sincerely congratulates Prof. Koch and wishes her all the best for the start in her new position.