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Prof. Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte, HonRICS

Schulte Phone:

Office Hours:
+496722 71412
+49 6722 64216
VG 203

by appointment


Research field within the Alliance ("Themenverbund")

The ECE Endowed Professorship concentrates on the aspects of corporate governance of real estate companies, mainly on incorporated companies in an international context. Another core area is the generation of listed real estate investments and transparent real estate and capital markets in African countries (especially sub-saharan Africa).

Short biography

Professor Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte was born in 1946 in Warstein (North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany). He was awarded a Doctoral Degree in 1974 at the University of Münster. In 1986 he was appointed Chair of Business Administration, in particular Investment and Finance, at the EUROPEAN BUSINESS SCHOOL International University Schloss Reichartshausen (ebs). In 1990 he founded the ebs REAL ESTATE ACADEMY and has been its academic and managing director until 2006. In 1994, he held the Endowed Chair of Real Estate at ebs, which became later the ebs Department of Real Estate by the appointment of further professors and was lead by Professor Dr. Schulte for several years. In autumn 2006 he moved, together with most of his colleagues, to the International Real Estate Business School (IRE|BS) at the University of Regensburg. Since then Professor Dr. Schulte is the holder of the ECE Endowed Professorship and scientific director of the IRE|BS REAL ESTATE ACADEMY.

Professor Dr. Karl-Werner Schulte is founding president of the gif (German Society of Property Researchers) and was president of the European Real Estate Society (ERES) and the International Real Estate Society (IRES). Currently he is responsible for promoting Real Estate Education and Research in Africa as an IRES Director. Professor Dr. Schulte has been elected as an Honorary Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (HonRICS), the German Society of Property Researchers (gif) and the Real Estate Alumni Organisations (IMMOEBS).

For his outstanding achievements in the academic field he received the IRES Service Award in 1999, in 2001 the ERES Achievement Award and in 2005 the Award of Excellence of the German Council of Shopping Centers e.V as well as the ULI Germany Leadership Award in 2008 and the Immobilienmanager Lifetime Award in 2009. The American real estate institution CRE Counselors of Real Estate has accepted Professor Dr. Schulte as first German member.

As a member of numerous advisory and editorial boards of renowned real estate companies and academic journals, Professor Dr. Schulte links practical and theoretical aspects of real estate.

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