Welcome to the Faculty of Management and Economics!

Dear students,

In order to enable a successful start of your studies and thus to facilitate the beginning of your new phase of life, the introduction days for the WS 2023/2043 will take place at the FEM in the period from 02.10.2023 to 06.10.2023. All dates for these introduction days, as well as important information about orientation at OVGU, can be found on the following website. There are also other interesting event offerings during the first week of lectures!

It starts on Monday, 02.10.2023 at 14.30 p.m. in building 22 lecture hall 2 with the central opening event of the FEM and the welcome by the dean of study affairs, Prof. Dr. Sebastian Eichfelder. The event will take place in presence.

More information about the organization of the winter semester 2023/24 can be found by OVGU members on the following websites. (OVGU - Die Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact us (!

 Your FEM Dean's Office of Study Affairs

New planning group for the winter semester 2023/24 in E-Learning.

This semester, the Dean's Office of Study Affairs is again offering a planning course for semester organization. In order not to miss an important date, we recommend you to register for the current planning course in E-Learning. You can find it here and in E-Learning under Course Area > Current Semester > FWW. Through the course, you will receive a series of emails throughout the semester that may include information and important deadlines related to your studies. For example, these may be reminders about exam registration or assignment procedures for academic seminars, projects, and papers.

If you have any questions and/or concerns, please contact us (

Your FWW Dean of Studies Office

Studying at FWW = Studying at a "High Level”

The renowned German Center for Higher Education Development (CHE) has published his current university ranking in the field of Business Administration/ BWL. The corresponding surveys and analyses included fact and data checks, departmental and student surveys, etc., and led to a quiet pleasant rating in the range of German higher institutions and universities.
Appropriate a dozen of categories distinguished by the CHE, the study programs offered by the faculty are ranked in the so-called "top range" of all universities: "General study situation", "Support at the beginning of studies", "Support during studies", "Study organization", "Support by lecturers", "Support for study abroad" etc. Results, details are published and can be found at the following website here
The Faculty of Economics and Management is very pleased about the good rating given by the participants of the CHE. Furthermore, about the feedback of students about open possibilities of improvement, and new challenges, projects, which we have to take to make sure the quality of teaching and research is still high during the next CHE survey. We would like to thank all CHE survey participants for they support in this way! Thank you!

"What is it like to start over in away from home - abroad?" - Mohamad Alhussein Saoud’s Interview in the uni:magazine

"Already in Syria, Mohamad Alhussein Saoud," research assistant at the FEM, Chair of Applied Economic Research, "did his bachelor’s and afterward a master’s degree in Economics at the University of Aleppo. Today, he is working on his doctorate - in Magdeburg. After his arrival in Germany in 2015, he started immediately to take passionately care of other refugees. Now, he is teaching students at the University of Magdeburg. However, that does not means that Saoud is new in research and science.  Through various scholarships he also acquired a master's degree in democratic governance, as too several further academic trainings in the field of human rights and democratization in Italy, Lithuania and Turkey. In 2015, his path leads him to Germany when the country officially opens its borders to Syrian refugees. But what exactly was his path to Magdeburg? [...]."

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Honoring FEM Lecturers at the Summer BBQ Party

On June 21, right during the traditional Summer BBQ Party of the FEM, Dr. Carsten Heimann received his habilitation certificate from the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Management, Prof. Sadrieh. After the preparation, submission, review and successful defense of his habilitation thesis, as well as after the positive evaluation of his public lecture, he had been granted with the authorization to teach in the field of civil law, commercial and corporate law, and business law following by a decision of the Faculty Council, June 7.
"The habilitation," as the state university law puts it, "is the proof of being able to independently represent a field of science [...]". The corresponding attainment of the degree "doctor habilitatus" also entitles the holder to use the title "Privatdozent". Congratulations to PD Dr. Heimann!

On the same occasion, the WiSe 2023 teaching awards were handed over to the winners, as always determined by the end-of-semester evaluation in Eval.uni. Eduard Buzila, 1st prize in the bachelor’s category, Mohamad Alhussein Saoud (2nd), Prof. Dr. Michael Kvasnicka (3rd). In the category master’s teaching won Saskia Salmen (1st, Dr. Dmitri Bershadskyy (2nd), Prof. Dr. Susanne Schmidt (3rd). Congratulations!

Last Modification: 01.12.2023 - Contact Person: Andreas Kunze