Headergrafik - Business School

Finance & Accounting


Finance and Accounting at EBS Business School covers the fields of Finance, Accounting, Controlling und Taxation. Excellent and extensive research activities are connected with teaching in high-level degree and non-degree programmes.

The broad spectrum of courses covers around 30% of teaching at EBS Business School. We offer students a diversified and internationally oriented curriculum of the highest quality.

We engage in a wide range of activities, including collaborative projects with both national and international cooperation partners. Within EBS Executive Education we design and deliver corporate and certificate programmes for executives and managers helping to achieve operational excellence and business results.

A particular hallmark of our programmes is the program partnership of our BSc programme by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute enabling our BSc students to CFA Level I exam as part of their studies at EBS.

In the Master in Finance the program partnership with the CAIA Association® offers students, who choose to obtain a Master in Finance degree, the opportunity to obtain a scholarship for the Chartered Alternative Investments Analyst Level 1 exam.

Head of Group is Professor Dr. Ferdinand Mager. The Group’s Academic Manager, Ms. Sangeeta Chauhan, is happy to answer any questions you may have on research fields, study programmes or other matters of interest.

The following chairs and professors belong to the department:

Real Estate



Accounting & Controlling


10 August 2018

Congratulations to our graduating doctoral students, Ms Susanne Hügel and Mr Philipp Kremer, who successfully held their defenses to obtain their doctoral degree.

5 April 2018

Together with Dr. Andreas Gintschel of Prime Capital, Dr. Margherita Giuzio and Prof. Sandra Paterlini examined the components of private debt performance.

22 January 2018

The Department of Finance, Accounting, Taxation and Real Estate welcomes the new Assistant Professor of Finance Prof. Aya Nasreddine, PhD.

5 January 2018

Prof. Rasa Karapandza was able to reunite top founders, investors and tough leaders from the FinTech arena so that EBS students can develop theoretical and practical understanding of the forces transforming financial services globally. Students will learn about many entrepreneurial challenges, demystifying social media buzz words like blockchain, AI, roboadvisory and Fintech in general and will be learning from real cases and from FinTech leaders that are transforming the world of financial services.

6 December 2017

Prof. Paterlini has been invited to participate with her students at the European Rotman European Trading Competition as the representative for Germany. The Rotman European Trading Competition (RETC) is a three-day event built with the cooperation between the LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome and the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

22 May 2017

Our finance Professor Raša Karapandža was invited by the U.S. Congressman David Schweikert to present his ideas on Blockchain (concept employed on Bitcoins) and Fintech.

14 May 2017

Professor Raša Karapandža spent two days in the Middle East, as an invited speaker and as a part of the German delegation.

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