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Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe

Bavarian-Russian Conference on „Economics and Business Administration“

November 9th and 10th, 2017 at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


The Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) and the Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe (BAYHOST) held from the 9th to the 10th November 2017 in Nuremberg a Bavarian-Russian Conference for economics and business administration.

The conference was to provide opportunities for further networking between Bavarian and Russian universities and for the exchange of experiences, and to stimulate cooperation in research and teaching. Special attention was given to cooperation in empirical research.

Patronage: Dr. Ludwig Spaenle, Bavarian State Minister of Education, Science and the Arts  welcoming address:  German | Russian

Program: German | Russian

Some conference presentations:


"Experiences and Perspectives of German-Russian Business Cooperation"

Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtbrügge, Chair of International Management, Dean of International Affairs of the Department of Economic Sciences at the FAU. Presentation

Good practice examples and cooperation proposals

"Development of the biggest educational project between Germany and Russia: German-Russian Institute of Advanced Technologies".
Dr. Ekaterina Egoshina, German-Russian Institute of Advanced Technologies (GRIAT), Kazan National Research Technical University, named after A. N. Tupolev - KAI. Presentation

"Gemeinsame studentische Projekte der Hochschule Coburg und der Nowosibirsker Staatlichen Universität für Wirtschaft und Management".
Prof. Dr. Eduard Gerhardt, Vice Dean of the Department of Economics, Coburg University of applied sciences and arts. Präsentation

"Kooperationsmöglichkeiten im Masterstudiengang Tourismus und Regionalplanung".
Hannes Thees, Chair of Tourism / Center for Entrepreneurship, Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt. Präsentation

"Overview on Business Schools in Russia".
Dr. Gregor Berghorn, former Head of the DAAD’s branch and the German Center for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in Moscow. Präsentation

Section 1: Economics

"The Political Economy of Sovereign Wealth Funds".
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Jerger, Head of Chair International Economics and Monetary Economic, Department of Economics and Econometrics, University of Regensburg. Presentation

"Price Transmission on Markets for Agricultural Commodities".
Prof. Jürgen Kähler PhD, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. Presentation

"Logistics and Economic Development: Quantitative Facts and Research Challenges".
Univ.-Prof. (i.R.) Peter Klaus, D.B.A./Boston Univ., M.Sc./MIT Cambr., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Fraunhofer IIS - Center for Applied Research on Supply Chain Services SCS in Nürnberger. Presentation

"Politics and economics in Russia-EU relations: possible parameters for cooperation".
Prof. Dr. Marina Kukartseva-Glaser, Chair of International and National Security, Diplomatic Academy Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Presentation and Paper

"Intellectual capital as the basis for assessing university performance".
Dr. Pavel Novgorodov, Vice-Chancellor for Strategy and External Affairs, Novosibirsk State University of Economics and Management. Presentation

"Estimating Competitiveness of Industrial Complexes in Germany and Russia: Foreign Trade Aspect".
Dr. Vasilij Ustinov, Chair of Innovative Management, State University of Management. Presentation

Section 2: Business administration

"Cooperation Opportunities with the Faculty of Business Management and Economics of the Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg".
Prof. Dr. Christian Janiesch, Department of Economics, Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg. Presentation

"German corporations’ headquarters and Russian subsidiaries – Structures, evolutions, challenges".
Prof. Dr. Thomas Steger, Department of Economics, Chair of Business Administration II, University of Regensburg. Presentation

Section 3: Energy economics

"Digitalization in Bavaria. Challenges in the energy sector".
Maximilian Irlbeck, Smart Energy Systems Group, Technical University of Munich. Presentation

"Deutsch-Russischer Dialog zu Energieeffizienz und Erneuerbaren Energien: Erfahrungen und Ausblick".
Elena Lauf, Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena). Presentation

"Die Folgen der Strommarktliberalisierung in Russland und Deutschland".
Dr. Olga Shuvalova, Department of regional economy and geography Russian University of Friendship of Peoples. Presentation

Reports about the conference

  • Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. FAU aktuell. Article
  • BAYHOST. Newsletter / 3 / 2017. Report
  • Russkoe Pole. Article
  • Russkij Mir. Article
  • Tambov State Technical University (TSTU). Article
  • Аккредитация в образовании. Article
  • National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE). Article
  • Primakov National Research Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO). Article
  • University of Tampere. Article
  • Institute for Complex Strategic Studies (ICSS). Article
  • Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA). Article
  • Russian Transport University (MIIT). Article

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