The Department of Information Systems is composed of three Chairs and one junior professor (assistant professor), with more than 30 staff members employed in research and teaching capacities. Further information about the chairs, and in particular, their teaching and research areas can be found on their individual homepages.

Chair of Application Systems and E-Business


The Chair of Application Systems and E-Business is led by Prof. Dr. Matthias Schumann. His team has a research focus on the designing, implementing, and operating of modern business application systems. The teaching and research areas focus on the design of individual application systems as well as complex IT architectures. Homepage

Chair of Information Management


Prof. Dr. Lutz Kolbe leads the Chair of Information Management since the summer semester of 2007. The Chair’s research and teaching interests include strategic information management, the management of information security, as well as the management of IT-driven innovation and IT-led projects. Homepage

Chair of Electronic Finance und Digital Markets


The Chair of Electronic Finance and Digital Markets is led by Prof. Dr. Jan Muntermann since the winter semester of 2010/11. His research group focuses on current topics in Information Systems and Finance research. This for example includes research related to Decision Support Systems and Business Intelligence in the finance domain. Homepage

Chair of IT Security and Compliance


The professorship for IT security and compliance, which has been established in 2018, is provided by Jun.-Prof. Dr. Simon Trang and deals with information systems, strategic IT management, networked companies and quantitative empirical methods. To the homepage